Katharine Ellis Coman

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Katharine Ellis Coman

  • Birth 23 Nov 1857 Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 11 Jan 1915 Wellesley, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 2 - Lot 207
  • Memorial ID 40633821

Her parents were Levi Parsons Coman & Martha Seymour.

For 25 years, she lived with Katharine Lee Bates (Author of "America the Beautiful"), and died at her home.

Articles on her death: "New York Times", January 12, 1915 - Page 9 / "The Newark Advocate" - Newark, Ohio - Jan. 12, 1915 - Page 6, "Obituary"

"Burial will be made in Cedar Hill." (Page 5, "Obituary" - "The Newark Advocate" - Newark, Ohio - January 15, 1915 - Photocopy)

She was cremated at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 13, 1915. (Cemetery Records)

NOTE: On Page 533, of the book "Where They're Buried", by Thomas E. Spencer, c 1998, her year of death is given as 1917 and her burial-place as Mount Auburn Cemetery, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Famous author on economic subjects. Among her books are:
- "The Negro as a Peasant Farmer", 1904
- "The Industrial History of the United States", 1905
- "Economic Beginnings of the Far West", 1912
- "Unemployment Insurance: A Summary of European Systems", 1915


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SCHOLAR, ECONOMIST, HISTORIAN
TEACHER AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE

I SHALL NOT DIE BUT LIVE AND
DECLARE THE WORKS OF THE LORD


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  • Created by: NWO
  • Added: 13 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40633821
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katharine Ellis Coman (23 Nov 1857–11 Jan 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40633821, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .