My goal is to link as many Coffman and Williams Family members together from thier family lines. I have collected information on my Coffman Family History in taking a trip to Salt Lake City and finding my grandfather's WW1 Draft Card with his true given name Grover Benjamin Joseph Coffman .
I have discovered my Coffman Ancestry with a direct family blood line that connects with The Coffman Family members in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Archive Books and Early American History and The Shenandoah Valley of Colonial Virginia. There are books that talk about my 3rd Great Grandfather Benjamin Franklin Coffman Sr. (1772-1847) who descended from a long line of German Ancesty and land barons in The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and recorded in a book titled a History of Muhlenberg County by Otto A. Rothert .
My 3rd Great Grandmother Hannah Noftsinger Coffman families are associated with being Early settlers from Old Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley with large families and Religious Believers in Early Brethren Churches and The History of The Nafzger Family in America, By Glea Brown Ricker (1719-1800 ).
I am also gathering information on my grandmother Violet E.Williams Coffman and her Colonial ancestery in Vermont. Violet the daughter of Samuel Madison Williams born 27 Sept.1861,Crawford County,Indiana ,d:27 Nov. 1938,Daviess County, Kentucky and Susan Agnes Story. Samuel is the son of Horace Wells Timothy Williams b: 8 JUL 1831,d. 31 Oct 1920 in Alton,Crawford Co. IN. and Mahala Baylor,Horace Wells Timothy is the son of Horace V . Zabin Williams b:1808 and Louisa M. Stone, Horace V. Zabin is the son of Zabin Williams b:1768 in Williamstown,Berkshire Co.,MA. and Lucy Needham, Zabin is the son of Nehemiah Williams b:19 Jan 1733 and Elizabeth Elsie Gallup, Nehemiah is the son of Robert Williams II born 1705 and Martha,Robert is the son of Robert Williams born 1681 and Hannah.
FAMILY SURNAME WITHIN MY FAMILY .
KARABEL, HASSON , COFFMAN , KAUFFMAN , HUGHES , BENNETT,
GARST, SHAVER , MILLER , NOFTSINGER ,SPANGLER, WISE , STORY,
WILLIAMS , BAYLOR , STONE , FLOCK , FORD, NEEDHAM, GALLUP , LAKE , ARMSTRONG , RIDER , HALL, SAVAGE, STOCKING , MAYO , KNOWLES , PRENCE , BREWSTER .
Am a direct descended of PILGRIM COLONIST LEADER AND PREACHER ELDER WILLIAM & MARY BREWSTER .
If you have any stories about the Williams and Coffman Families or pictures you would like to share, just let me know I will update and add,or delete if any wrong information was posted please contact me. Lori Coffman Karabel