John Henry Coumbs

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John Henry Coumbs

  • Birth 16 Feb 1871 Renfrew, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada
  • Death 25 Mar 1963 Hayfork, Trinity County, California, USA
  • Burial Hayfork, Trinity County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 97469306

John Henry Coumbs was born Thomas Coumbs and Elizabeth Marian (Cochran) Coumbs on Feb 16, 1871 in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. He immigrated to California with his parents in 1876 and became a naturalized USA citizen in 1883. He was a successful merchant and owned a store.

John married Mary Elizabeth (Wallace) Coumbs on June 28, 1893. She died July 3, 1903 and the youngest son, Stewart Coumbs Gibson was raised by his aunt Charlotte Gibson. They had the following children:

Charlotte Eleanor Coumbs (1897-1901)
Thomas Wallace Coumbs (1899-1928)
Stewart Coumbs Gibson (1903-1955)

John married Daisy Mary Farmer (Davidson) Coumbs on July 17, 1907. She had a son Cyril D. Farmer by prior marriage. She was a school teacher.

Children:
Rollin William Coumbs (1908-1989)
John Stanley Coumbs (1909-1970)
Arline (Coumbs) Stewart (1912-1980)
Thomas John Coumbs (1915-1974)



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  • Created by: Barbara Long
  • Added: 20 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97469306
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Coumbs (16 Feb 1871–25 Mar 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97469306, citing Hayfork Cemetery, Hayfork, Trinity County, California, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Long (contributor 47552553) .