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William Madison Cofield, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1844
Houston County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1931
Red River County
Texas, USA

Cofield, William M., BORN: 1844, DIED: 23 Feb 1931, CEMETERY: Clarksville, LOCATION: Sec 2, MARKER: Co K 11 GA Inf CSA, Marker has no dates,

NOTES: DEATH RECORD INDEX from microfilm in the Clarksville Library, batch #4772 name as Cafield,

OBIT:

CLARKSVILLE TIMES 2 Mar 1951 '20 Years Ago' W. M. Cofield, Sr., age 86 years, formerly of Clarksville, died in Bogata with burial in Clarksville Cemetery,

JOLLY FUNERAL HOME Book 6 page 15: resident of Bogata died there on 23 Feb 1931,

From EARLY McCURTAIN COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREA OBITUARIES 1920-1924 page 82, 15 Mar 1922: obit for wife Emma, OBIT: DEPORT TIMES 27 Feb 1931, Friday, from microfilm in the Clarksville Library: W. M. Cofield passed away at his home at Bogata Monday. Funeral services were conducted at the Bogata Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon by Rev. C. S. Wilhite. Burial was at Clarksville Cemetery with the Masonic order in charge. Mr. Cofield was born in Georgia in 1844, served in the Confederate army during the Civil War and later married Miss Virginia Wilkerson. Ten children were born to this union, four of whom survive. After his wife's death in 1898 he was married to Mrs. Emma Shuman, who preceded him in death nine years. Two children were born to this union. Mr. Cofield had been a Christian and a member of the Methodist church sixty-five years, and a member of the Masonic lodge fifty-one years. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Ella Franklin of Wichita Falls; Mrs. L. F. Hamilton and Mrs. L. W. Lassiter of Bogata; Mrs. John B. Stephens of Ralls, W.M. Cofield Jr., of Clarksville and Miss Lucy Cofield of Dallas., MARRIAGE: W. M. Cofield married Emma Shuman on 19 Jul 1899 in RRCo TX Book J page 101, CONFEDERATE PENSION, husband, applied for in RRCo TX #29934, name as W. M. Cofield. From Civil War Veterans buried or dying in Red River County, Texas by Lawrence and Sue Dale.

*** Many thanks to Carol Pagitt Hammack (#47144494) for above info

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son of John Gray Cofield

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William M Cofield
Texas, Deaths
Name: William M Cofield
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 23 Feb 1931
Event Place: , Red River, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 26 Mar 1844
Birthplace: , Georgia
Father's Name: Jno G Cofield
Mother's Name: Elanae White
Certificate Number: 9772
GS Film number: 2135506 , Digital Folder Number: 005145142 , Image Number: 02438

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William married 1st to Sarah in 1867 and 2nd to Emma.

*** Many thanks to Kathy Cave Wells (#47208285) for spouse information and to Lawrence & Sue Dale (#47327714) for plot location.

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Name: William M Cofield
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 75
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent: Rent
Birth Year (Estimated): 1845
Birthplace: Georgia
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William M Cofield Head M 75 Georgia
Emma Cofield Wife F 53 Mississippi
William M Cofield Jr. Son M 19 Texas
Lucy Cofield Daughter F 16 Texas
District: 145 , Sheet Number and Letter: 8B , Household ID: 180 , Line Number: 85 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T625 , GS Film number: 1821841 , Digital Folder Number: 004391977 , Image Number: 00153

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William Cofield
United States Census, 1910
Name: William Cofield
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Justice Precinct 7, Lamar, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 66
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1844
Birthplace: Georgia
Father's Birthplace: United States
Mother's Birthplace: United States
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William Cofield Head M 66 Georgia
Emma Cofield Wife F 44 Mississippi
Billie Cofield Son M 9 Texas
Lucy Cofield Daughter F 5 Texas
Maud Cofield Daughter F 22 Texas
Nyle Thuman Stepson M 24 Texas
Pink Thuman Stepson M 14 Texas
District: 99 , Sheet Number and Letter: 16A , Household ID: 290 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1375585 , Digital Folder Number: 004454391 , Image Number: 00502

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Marriage record of Wm. M. Cofield and Sarah V. Wilkerson
Name: Wm. M. Cofield
Birth Date: 1844
Birthplace: Houston Co. Ga.
Age: 21
Spouse's Name: Sarah V. Wilkerson
Spouse's Birthplace: Bedford Co. Va.
Event Date: 26 Apr 1865
Event Place: Bedford, Virginia
Father's Name: Jno. G. Corfield
Mother's Name: Elenor G. Corfield
Spouse's Father's Name: Jas. D. Wilkerson
Spouse's Mother's Name: Louisa F. Wilkerson
Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86847-9 , System Origin: Virginia-EASy , GS Film number: 30597 , Reference ID: p.11

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Gray Cofield
  Ellenor G. White Cofield (1825 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Virginia Wilkerson Cofield (1847 - 1898)
  Emma Wightman Cofield (1866 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Louisa Frances Cofield Hamilton (1869 - 1934)*
  Willie Margaret Cofield Lassiter (1872 - 1945)*
  Katie Emma Cofield Stephens (1878 - 1960)*
  Mary Maud Cofield Reece (1888 - 1922)*
  William Madison Cofield (1900 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO K 11 GA INF C.S.A.
 
Burial:
Clarksville Cemetery
Clarksville
Red River County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 2
 
Maintained by: Lanie
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Jun 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7612201
William Madison Cofield, Sr
Added by: Lawrence & Sue Dale
 
William Madison Cofield, Sr
Added by: Lanie
 
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- Lanie
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015
Confederate States of America veteran - Thank you sir for serving.
- Carol Pagitt Hammack
 Added: Dec. 23, 2013
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