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 Dora Sherman Coffey

Dora Sherman Coffey

Birth
Indiana, USA
Death 29 Dec 1890 (aged 23)
South Dakota, USA
Burial Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 44184315 · View Source
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MIDDLE NAME IS SHERMAN
BORN JULY 1867, RICHLAND, MONROE CO., IA.
DIED 29 DEC. 1890, PINE RIDGE, SD

Burial 1891
Elletsville, Monroe, Indiana, USA Disinterred from SD by relatives 17 Jan 1891

U.S. Military Burial Registers, 1768-1921
about Dora S Coffey Name: Dora S Coffey
Death Date: 29 Dec 1890
State: South Dakota
Page#: 218


According to found records, Dora S. Coffey was one of the casualties of the "Massacre at Wounded Knee" in South Dakota on Dec. 29, 1890. 1st Sergeant Dora S. Coffey was a member of the 7th Cavalry, Company B. He was originally buried at the Military Cemetary in Pine Ridge, South Dakota but disenterred by his family in Jan. 1891 and presumably moved to Indiana to be reburied in the family burial plot. provided by Donna Lee Wall


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  • Created by: Daylily
  • Added: 10 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44184315
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dora Sherman Coffey (Jul 1867–29 Dec 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44184315, citing Methodist Cemetery, Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Daylily (contributor 47057697) .