Person:George Coker (1)

George Washington Coker
m. 1865
  1. George Washington Coker1865 - 1938
  2. Malinda L. Coker1868 - 1948
  3. Mansel Owens Coker1871 - 1951
  4. David Thomas Coker1874 - 1953
  5. Nancy Coker1876 - 1888
  6. Mary A. Coker1879 -
m. 11 August 1889
  1. Charles Frederick Coker1890 - 1946
  2. Roy Edward Coker1895 - 1950
  3. Verda Coker1897 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] George Washington Coker
Unknown George Washington
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][4][8] 6 Feb 1865 Alabama, United States
Census[1] 24 Oct 1870 Comanche, Texas, United StatesGeorge W. Coker in household of Pate L. Coker, age 4, born in Alabama
Census[2] 2 June 1880 Comanche, Texas, United StatesGeorge Coker in household of Peyton Coker, son, Farmer, age 14, born in Ala, father born in Ga, mother born in Ga
Marriage 11 August 1889 Comanche, Texas, United Statesto Cora Lee McDaniel
Census[4] 6 June 1900 Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United StatesG W Coker, head, owns farm, day lab. of garden, married 11 years, age 35, born Feb 1865 in Georgia, father born in Alabama, mother born in Alabama
Census[3] 1930 Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United StatesGeorge Coker head of household
Death[8] 5 Sep 1938 Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States
Burial[7][8] Indian Creek Cemetery, Comanche, Texas, United States

George was a cotton farmer who lost his left arm in a cotton gin accident.

He died instantly of a massive heart attack and I believe he's buried at Indian Creek Cemetary.

(Contribution by Donna)

Census Data

1900 Comanche Town, Comanche, TX.; on June 06, 1900: G. W. Head Feb. 1865 35 TX AL AL Farmer M: 11 years Cora L. Wife Aug. 1872 28 TN TN TN; M:11 years; 3/3 Fred Son Oct. 1890 10 TX GA TN R. Edward Son Feb. 1895 5 TX GA TN Farm Laborer Baby Dau Dau June 1897 3 TX GA TN (Contribution by John)

Death Certificate Information

Name: George Washington Coker

Death date: 05 Sep 1938

Death place: Comanche, Comanche, Texas

Birth date: 06 Feb 1865

Birth place: Alabama

Age at death: 73 years 6 months 19 days

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Race or color: White

Spouse name: Cora Lee Coker

Father name: E. L. Coker

Mother name: Fannie Creamer

Digital GS number: 4030421

Image number: 2391

Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

From: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States, Texas, Comanche, census, 1870. (citing National Archvies microfilm M593, roll 1580), page 186 (front), 24 Oct 1870.

    dwelling #119, family #137

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 United States, Texas, Comanche, census, 1880. (citing National Archives microfilm T9, roll 1297), page 139 D (stamped), 02 June 1880.

    SD 4, ED 33, dwelling #25, family #26

  3. Texas Marriages,1856-1900, 144, 11 Aug 1889.

    Vol 1, Comanche, TX

  4. 4.0 4.1 Comanche, Texas, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, page 114 A (stamped), 06 June 1900.

    Comanche Town, NARA microfilm publication T623, roll 1622, SD 4, ED 28, dwelling #103, family #105, G W Coker; digital image. Ancestry.com. (www.ancestry.com)

  5.   John/Census for 1910.

    1910 Justice Pcnt 1, Comanche, TX.; on April 28, 1910:
    George W. Head 45 TX AL AL; M: 20 years; Farmer
    Cora L. Wife 33 TN TN TN; M: 20 years; 3/3
    Fred C. Son 19 TX GA TN; Farm Laborer
    Roy E. Son 15 TX GA TN; Farm Laborer
    Verda L. Dau 13 TX GA TN

  6.   Census for 1920.

    1920 Justice Pcnt 1, Comanche, TX.; on January 23, 1920:
    George W. Head 54 TX AL AL; Farmer
    Cora L. Wife 46 TN N TN
    Roy Son 24 TX TX TN; Laborer - Packing House

  7. John/personal visit to Comanche.

    George is buried in the Indian Creek Cemetery in Comanche, Comanche, TX.

  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Comanche, Texas, United States. Indian Creek Cemetery.

    G. W. Coker 1865 1938