Mary <I>Meriam</I> Coman

Mary Meriam Coman

Birth
Plovdiv, Obshtina Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Death 1 Jul 1950 (aged 88)
Baldwin Park, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Memorial ID 7923632 · View Source
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The year of birth is incorrect, this is taken from the family bible and also from journal kept by her father.
She was born in Phillipopolus, Eastern Turkey now known as Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Her parents William Ward Meriam and Susan Dimond Meriam were missionaries there. William Ward Meriam was murdered by bandits near Constantinople there on July 2, 1862 and his wife died in premature child birth on July 25th her twins with her. Mary Meriam was brought home by missionaries to be raised by her uncle John Newton Meriam.

She married Charles Wynkoop Coman 11/27/1884 in Newark, Ohio

They had 5 children:

William Meriam Coman born Americus, Kansas, Sept. 22,1887; died in Glendale, CA - Nov. 29,1973; married Ruth Pitman

Mary Caroline Coman Holt born Americus Kansas, February 22,1890; died in San Diego California- March 5, 1968; married Henry Daniel Holt

Harriet Mosher Coman Dolcater born Americus, Kansas, Nov. 20,1892; died in Claremont, CA- July 14, 1983, ; Married Floyd Dolcater

Ellis Seymour Coman born Pasadena, CA, Nov. 13,1896; died in Covina, CA - July 14, 1958; married Oris McBride

Edward Charles Coman born Pasadena, CA, April 4, 1907; died in Salem, Oregon- February 1, 1969; married Carol Phillips


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  • Maintained by: Anne1950
  • Originally Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 28 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7923632
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Meriam Coman (27 Aug 1861–1 Jul 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7923632, citing Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Anne1950 (contributor 47226405) .