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Emma May <I>Coffin</I> Miner

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Emma May Coffin Miner

Birth
Westchester Township, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Death
16 Nov 1979 (aged 101)
Huron, Beadle County, South Dakota, USA
Burial
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State pioneer dies at Huron

One of South Dakota's oldest citizens, Mrs. Nelson P. (Emma) Miner, died Friday at the Huron Nursing Home at the age of 101.

Mrs. Miner was born Oct. 13, 1878 in Porter County, Indiana, and came to Huron with her parents. She later attended school at Madison and taught school for several years.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church.

Huron Daily Plainsman, Huron, Beadle, South Dakota
Sunday, 18 November 1979, p1 c4

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Mrs. Emma Miner

Mrs. Nelson P. (Emma) Miner, 101, of 839 Colorado Ave., S.W., died Friday evening at Huron Nursing Home.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 pm. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Salmonson officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Emma May Coffin was born Oct. 13, 1878, at West Chester Township, Porter County, Ind. to Fred and Susana Coffin. As a small child, she came to Huron with her parents.

She later attended school at Madison and taught school for several years. On July 12, 1906, she married Nelson P. Miner and returned to Huron in 1967.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Cheerful Cherubs Club.

Survivors include one son, Paul J. of Cavour; three daughters Mrs. Carl A. (Esther) Skow of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mrs. C. Dudley (Adelaide) Warner of Spring Valley, Cal., and Irene E. Miner of Huron; two grandsons, Nelson L. Miner of Huron and Hugh Miner of Cavour; two granddaughters Mrs. Kevin (Virginia) Talley of Frestburg and Mary Ellen Fieder of Bremmen, Ga.,; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1961, a son, Harry; a daughter Cordelia Lovgren in 1979; four brothers, Arthur, Jerome, Samuel, and Edmond; three sisters, Elizabeth Josephine, Martha Ellen and Nora Belle.

Huron Daily Plainsman, Huron, Beadle, South Dakota
Sunday, 18 November 1979, p10 c2
State pioneer dies at Huron

One of South Dakota's oldest citizens, Mrs. Nelson P. (Emma) Miner, died Friday at the Huron Nursing Home at the age of 101.

Mrs. Miner was born Oct. 13, 1878 in Porter County, Indiana, and came to Huron with her parents. She later attended school at Madison and taught school for several years.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church.

Huron Daily Plainsman, Huron, Beadle, South Dakota
Sunday, 18 November 1979, p1 c4

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Mrs. Emma Miner

Mrs. Nelson P. (Emma) Miner, 101, of 839 Colorado Ave., S.W., died Friday evening at Huron Nursing Home.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 pm. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Salmonson officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Emma May Coffin was born Oct. 13, 1878, at West Chester Township, Porter County, Ind. to Fred and Susana Coffin. As a small child, she came to Huron with her parents.

She later attended school at Madison and taught school for several years. On July 12, 1906, she married Nelson P. Miner and returned to Huron in 1967.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Cheerful Cherubs Club.

Survivors include one son, Paul J. of Cavour; three daughters Mrs. Carl A. (Esther) Skow of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mrs. C. Dudley (Adelaide) Warner of Spring Valley, Cal., and Irene E. Miner of Huron; two grandsons, Nelson L. Miner of Huron and Hugh Miner of Cavour; two granddaughters Mrs. Kevin (Virginia) Talley of Frestburg and Mary Ellen Fieder of Bremmen, Ga.,; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1961, a son, Harry; a daughter Cordelia Lovgren in 1979; four brothers, Arthur, Jerome, Samuel, and Edmond; three sisters, Elizabeth Josephine, Martha Ellen and Nora Belle.

Huron Daily Plainsman, Huron, Beadle, South Dakota
Sunday, 18 November 1979, p10 c2


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