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 Nelson Phletus Coats

Nelson Phletus Coats

Birth
Convis Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Death 13 Apr 1951 (aged 89)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Convis Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Plot 04.08
Memorial ID 17306580 · View Source
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Cause of death: pneumonia
Age: 89y

Married Caroline L. Redfield, daughter of William and Caroline A. (Tripp) Redfield, 28 Aug 1889 in Windsor, Eaton, Michigan.

Married May Loanna Sweet Nelson, daughter of Levi Sweet, 3 Jul 1926 in Calhoun Co., Michigan.
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Marshall (MI) Evening Chronicle
Saturday, April 14, 1951
Ex-Convis Men Die In D. C.
---An 89-year old retired farmer and his 85-year old nephew died within a few hours of each other Friday morning at a Battle Creek convalescent home where they both had been staying for about three years.
---They were Nelson P. Coats, whose sister, Maria (Coats) Aley, was the mother of Henry Aley, the nephew. Mr. Coats died at 6:10 a. m. five hours before his nephew.
---The two elderly men had been raised together on the Convis township homestead six miles north of Marshall, where they were both born. Mr. Aley was born April 14, 1866 and was married in 1890 to Lilly McIntyre. After his retirement he came to Marshall to live, returning to Battle Creek three years ago.
---Mr. Coats was born February 12, 1862, the son of Justin and Mercy Coats. He also came to Marshall following his retirement in 1936, returning to Battle Creek three years ago.
---Funeral services for Mr. Aley will be held at the Kelser funeral home, Monday at 3:30 p. m. Funeral services for Mr. Coats will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Farley funeral home in Battle Creek. Burial services for both will be held at Porter Cemetery, Convis township.


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  • Created by: Genealogy Bug Kate
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17306580
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nelson Phletus Coats (12 Feb 1862–13 Apr 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17306580, citing Porter Cemetery, Convis Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Genealogy Bug Kate (contributor 46831680) .