Nellie Frances <I>Bender</I> Coles

Nellie Frances Bender Coles

Birth
Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Death 5 May 1974 (aged 91)
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 17
Memorial ID 59305248 · View Source
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Nellie Frances Bender Coles
(February 06, 1883 ~ May 05, 1974)

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Mrs. Nellie Coles

GALENA, Kan. — Mrs. Nellie Frances Coles, 91, Fort Smith, Ark., former Galena resident, died at 10:02 a.m. Sunday at a Tulsa, Okla, hospital, after a short illness.

Mrs. Coles was born Feb. 6, 1883, at Galena, Kan. She married Robert A. Coles Nov. 14, 1906, at Galena. He died in 1934. Mrs. Coles lived here most of her life, moving to Fort Smith in 1965. She was a member of the Methodist Church here and the Order of Eastern Star, Amy Chapter No. 165. She was also a member of PEO Sisterhood and the Galena Woman's Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Robert Krieckhaus, Fort Smith; a grandson and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Galena Methodist Church. The Rev. Kenneth Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Charles Rago, Harry Robeson, Henry Bender, James Ryan, Bill Roe and Robert Turner.

Joplin Globe,
Monday, May 6, 1974,
Page: 5B; 15 of 18; Column: 1 of 8.
Joplin, Missouri.

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Social Security Death Index

Name: Nell Coles
State of Issue: Kansas
Date of Birth: Tuesday February 06, 1883
Date of Death: May 1974
Est. Age at Death: 91 years, 3 months
Last known residence:

City: Tulsa
County: Tulsa
State: Oklahoma
ZIP Code: 74114
Latitude: 36.1261
Longitude: -95.9464

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OKLAHOMA Death Search Results

Last Name First Name Middle Name Gender Death County Death Month Death Day Death Year

COLES NELLIE F F Tulsa 5 5 1974

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Nellie Bender

United States Census, 1900/June 25th

Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place: [903 Joplin Street] Galena City Ward 2, Cherokee, Kansas,

Name Nellie Bender
Gender Female

Age 17
Birth Date Feb 1883
Birthplace Kansas

Marital Status Single

Race White
Race (Original) W

Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Daughter

Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace

96. Henry A Bender Head M 53 [52] Aug 1847 Married 20 Yr (Est: 1880); Pennsylvania; Parent's Birthplace: Pennsylvania; Dentist
97. Annie J [F] Bender Wife F 53 Feb 1847 Mother of how many children: 5; Living: 4; Iowa; Father's Birthplace: Can't read; Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
98. Jessie R Bender Son M 18 Jan 1882 Kansas; Clerk Post Office
99. Nellie Bender Daughter F 17 Feb 1883 Kansas

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Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMT4-32M), Nellie Bender in household of Henry A Bender, Garden Township Galena City Ward 2, Cherokee, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 20, sheet 22B, family 497, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,473.

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WIFE OF:

Robert Albert 'Bert' Coles
(September 03, 1880 ~ September 24, 1934)

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DEATH CLAIMS
GALENA BANKER

Robert Albert Coles Dies in
Freeman Hospital After
3-Year Illness.


Galena, Kan., Sept. 24.—Robert Albert Coles, 53 years old, cashier of the Galena National bank sixteen years, died at 4 o'clock this morning in Freeman hospital in Joplin following a three years' illness from a complication of diseases.

Although Mr. Coles had been ill three years, he had been confined to his bed only at intervals. His condition became worse Saturday night and he was removed to the hospital in Joplin yesterday afternoon in an ambulance.

Born in Oklahoma, then known as Indian Territory, Mr. Coles cam to Galena with his parents when fifteen years old and had reside here since.

Bank Liquidated This Month.
He began work at the Galena National bank in 1905. In 1909 he was elected assistant cashier and served in this office until 1913, when he was elected cashier, which position he held a little more than a year.

He then served as assistant cashier from 1914 to 1919, when he was elected cashier and had served as cashier until September 10 this year, when the bank directors voted to liquidate and go out of business. Mr. Coles had been unable to be at the bank only, at intervals during the last two years.

He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Elks and the Shrine.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nell Coles; one daughter, Miss Frances Coles, at home; one brother, C. B. Coles, 915 Main street, Galena, and one sister, Mrs. George Breckenridge of St. Louis.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Joplin News Herald,
Monday, September 24, 1934,
Page: 1 of 12; Column: 2 of 8.
Joplin, Missouri.

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FUNERAL FOR COLES
WILL BE WEDNESDAY

Cashier of Galena National Bank
Dies in Hospital—In Ill Health
Three Years.


Galena, Kan., Sept. 24.—Funeral services for Robert Albert Coles, 54 years old, cashier of the Galena National bank, who died at 4 o'clock this morning in Freeman hospital at Joplin, will be held at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist Episcopal church. The Rev. R. L. Kuhns, pastor, will officiate. Other arrangements are incomplete.

The body will lie in state at the home from 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon until the hour of the funeral. The casket will not be opened at the church.

Ill Three Years.
Mr. Coles had been in ill health from a complication of diseases three years. He was able to be at the bank only at intervals during the last two years. He was not bedfast and had been in Joplin Saturday afternoon and had visited with friends In Galena later. His condition took a turn for the worse Saturday night and pneumonia developed Sunday. He was removed to the hospital in Joplin yesterday afternoon in an ambulance.

Born in Oklahoma, then known as Indian Territory, Mr. Coles came to Galena with his parents when 15 years old and had resided here since.

He began work at the Galena National bank in 1905. In 1909 he was elected assistant cashier and served in that capacity until 1913, when he was elected cashier. In 1914, the Galena National bank and the Old Miners' State bank merged and Coles served as assistant cashier five years under Eugene Lanier, who had been cashier of the Miners'. In 1919, Coles was elected cashier of the institution and had served in that capacity until September 10 this year, when the bank directors voted to liquidate the bank.

Mr. Coles was married to Miss Nell Bender here in 1909. He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Elks, the Shrine, the Modern Woodmen, Rebekah lodge, Odd Fellows and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nell Coles; one daughter, Miss Frances Coles, at home; one brother, C. B. Coles, 915 Main street, Galena, and one sister, Mrs. George Breckenridge of St. Louis.

Joplin Globe,
Tuesday, September 25, 1934,
Page: 3 of 10; Column: 6 of 8.
Joplin, Missouri.

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Joplin Globe, [COLES, Frances] Sunday, October 14, 1934, Page: 16; 18 of 32; Column: 1 of 8. Joplin, Missouri.

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Robert Albert 'Bert' Coles

Robert Albert Coles
03 September 1880 - 24 September 1934

Born: Vinita, I.T. OK
Died: Freeman Hospital; Joplin, MO
Age: 54 years 21 days

Residence: Galena, KS

Male; White; Married; Wife: Nellie Coles
Occupation: Banker; Cashier;

Father: Albert Coles; Iowa
Mother's Maiden Name: Lucy Smith; Conn.

Informant: Nellie Coles, Galena, KS

Burial: Mt Hope Cemetery; Date: 26 September 1934
Undertaker: Frank Allison; Galena, KS

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Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 – 1960

Name Date of Death County City Certificate Number

Robert Albert Coles September 24, 1934 Jasper Joplin 33188 view image

www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1934/1934_00034317.PDF

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Still working on census....

United States Census, 1900/June 11th

Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 19 Garden Township Galena City Ward 1, Cherokee, Kansas,

Name: Albert Coles
Gender: Male

Age: 62
Birth Date: Apr 1838
Birthplace: Iowa

Relationship to Head of Household: Head

Race or Color (Standardized): White

Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 20
Estimated Marriage Year: 1880

Mother How Many Children:
Number Living Children:

Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee

Page: 12
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 222
Reference Number: 16
Film Number: 1240473
Digital Folder Number: 004120136
Image Number: 00880

Household Gender Age Birthplace

16. Albert Coles Head: M 62 Birth Date: Apr 1838; Iowa
17. Lucy Coles Wife: F 55 Birth Date: Jun 1845; Mother How Many Children: 6; Number Living Children: 5; Massachusetts; Parent's Birthplace: Massachusetts
18. Bert Coles Son: M 20 Birth Date: Sep 1880; Indian Territory
19. Pearl Coles Daughter: F 18 Birth Date: Jan 1882; Indian Territory
20. Clarence Coles Son: M 13 Birth Date: Mar 1887; Indian Territory

21. Gordon Whitaker Roomer M 52 Birth Date: Aug 1848; Widowed; Ohio
22. John Hibler Roomer M 44 Apr 1856; Married 10; Missouri
23. Claude Ross Roomer M 31 Feb 1869; Single; Kansas
24. Benjamin Walker Roomer M 23 Mar 1877; Single; Tennessee
25. W W Kittrell Roomer M 21 Dec 1879; Single; Missouri
26. Sarah Cooper Servant F 23 Nov 1877; Single; Arkansas

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Source Citation

"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMTW-XBR), Albert Coles, ED 19 Garden Township Galena City Ward 1, Cherokee, Kansas, United States.

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Robert Coles

United States Census, 1920
Residence: , Cherokee, Kansas

Name: Robert Coles
Gender: Male

Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Oklahoma

Relationship to Head of Household: Self

Race: White

Marital Status: Married

Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut

Film Number: 1820526
Digital Folder Number: 4300843
Image Number: 00195
Sheet Number: 1

Household Gender Age Birthplace

Robert Coles SELF: M 39y Oklahoma
Nell Coles WIFE: F 36y Kansas; Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania; Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Frances Coles DAU: F 11y Kansas

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Source Citation

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFDY-499), Robert Coles, , Cherokee, Kansas.

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Robert A Cole

United States Census, 1930

Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Galena, Cherokee, Kansas

Name: Robert A Cole
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Estimated Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Oklahoma

Marital Status: Married

Race: White

Relationship to Head of Household: Head

Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut

Enumeration District Number: 0013
Family Number: 50
Sheet Number and Letter: 2B
Line Number: 64

NARA Publication: T626, roll 696
Film Number: 2340431
Digital Folder Number: 4584452
Image Number: 00215

Household Gender Age Birthplace

64. Robert A Cole Head: M 49 Oklahoma
65. Nellie F Cole Wife: F 47 Kansas: Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania; Mother's Birthplace: U.S.
66. Katherine Daughter: F Cole F 21 Kansas

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Source Citation

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X73K-SMP), Robert A Cole, Galena, Cherokee, Kansas.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nellie Frances Bender Coles (6 Feb 1883–5 May 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 59305248, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Orlena (contributor 46627566) .