Person:Mansel Coker (1)

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Mansel O. Coker
d.12 Jun 1903 Texas, United States
m. about 1815
  1. Martha Cokerabout 1819 -
  2. Mansel O. Coker1820 - 1903
  3. Leonard Thompson Coker1824 - 1880
  4. Alfred A. Cokerabout 1826 -
  5. Robert Coll Coker1828 - 1913
  6. Joel S. Cokerabout 1831 -
  7. Hannah E. Coker1831 - 1916
  8. Peyton Lynn Coker1834 - 1912
  9. Mary R. J. Coker1836 - 1917
  10. Frances Cokerabout 1837 -
  11. Parthena Jane Cokerabt 1838 -
m. about 1841
  1. Annis Tinera Caroline Coker1844 - 1926
  2. Martha S. E. Coker1847 - 1927
  3. Mary Ann Frances Coker1852 -
  4. Leonard James W. Coker1855 -
  5. Joseph W. Peyton Coker1858 - 1932
  6. Mansel Alfred C. Cokerabout 1859 - 1947
Facts and Events
Name[2][3][4] Mansel O. Coker
Gender Male
Birth[1][3][4] 15 Oct 1820 Walton, Georgia, United States
Marriage about 1841 to Elizabeth Ann McGuire
Property[2] 20 Aug 1842 Murray, Georgia, United StatesMansel Coker to Leonard Coker, 33 acres for $150
Census[3] 7 Sep 1850 Murray, Georgia, United StatesDwelling #419, Mansel O. Coker, age 28, farming, Ga.
Census[4] 4 Jul 1860 Comanche, Texas, United StatesDwelling #119, Family #110, M. O. Coker, age 38, stock raiser, $500, $1000, born in Ga.
Property[5] 5 Jul 1860 Comanche, Texas, United StatesLand Patent, Original Grantee: Wm. L. Kidd, Patentee: Mansel O. Coker, 80 acres
Census[6] Oct 1870 Comanche, Texas, United StatesMansel C. Coker, age 47, Methodist minister, $600, value of personal estate [blank], born in Georgia
Property[7] 12 Aug 1872 Comanche, Texas, United StatesLand Patent, Original Grantor: Wm. Nichols, Patentee: M. O. Coker, 160 acres
Census[8] 2 Jun 1880 Comanche, Texas, United StatesMansel Coker, age 60, farmer, born in Ga, father born in SC, mother born in SC
Census[9] Jun 1900 Comanche, Texas, United StatesMance O Coker in household of Anni C Stewart, father, widowed, farmer, age 79, born Oct 1820 in Georgia, father born in South Carolina, mother born in North Carolina
Death[1] 12 Jun 1903 Texas, United States
Burial[1] Indian Creek Cemetery, Comanche, Texas, United States

Contents

Family Information from Census Data

1850 U. S. census, Murray County, Georgia

Dwelling #419 (Family # not filled in by enumerator) Enumerator was Absalom Holcombe.

1860 U. S. census, Cora Post Office, Comanche County, Texas

Dwelling #119, family #110 Enumerator was N. B. Ellis.

1870 U. S. census, on Indian Creek, Comanche Post Office, Comanche County, Texas

Dwelling #117, family #134

Dwelling #113, family #130

Dwelling #115, family #132

Dwelling #118, family #135

Dwelling #119, family #136

Dwelling #119, family #137

Dwelling #119, family #138

Dwelling #120, family #139

1880 U. S. census, Sixth District, Comanche County, Texas

Dwelling #15, family #16

  • Mansel Coker, age 60, farmer, b. GA, parents b. SC
  • Elizabeth Coker, wife, age 55, b. NC, parents b. NC
  • Peyton Coker, son, age 21, b. TEX, father b. GA, mother b. NC
  • Alford, son, age 19, b. TEX, father b. GA, mother b. NC
  • Ratcliffe, Lizzie, white, servant, widowed, age 30, b. TEX, parents b. MISS
  • Ratcliffe, William, white, son, age 2, b. TEX, father b. (TEX), mother b. TEX

Dwelling #16, family #17

  • James Coker, age 25, married, farmer, b. TEX, father b. GA, mother b. NC

Dwelling #17, family #18

  • Annis Stewart, age 36, married, b. GA, father b. GA, mother b. NC

Dwelling #18, family #19



Is Mansel O. Coker a son of Robert Coker and Elizabeth?

  • Minus: Not very brotherly to sell Leonard Coker 33 acres of land for $150.
  • Plus: Has children the same names as possible siblings: Martha, Mary, Leonard and Alfred.
  • Mansel O. Coker and Leonard Coker both moved to Texas about the same time and possibly traveled together. Both families are enumerated in the 1860 census there as family #39 and family #110.

To Do List

  • No record for Mansel Coker acquiring land that he sold to Leonard Coker in Murray County records. Need to find out how he acquired the land.
  • Check Methodist records for biographical data.
  • Search for marriage records in Georgia.
  • Search for obituary in Comanche area newspapers.
  • Search for Mexican war records.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 M. O. Coker, in Comanche, Texas, United States. Indian Creek Cemetery, Primary quality.

    M. O. Coker: 10-15-1820 06-12-1903 — “Servant of God well done, rest from thy loved employ, the battle fought, the victory won, enter thy master’s joy.”

  2. 2.0 2.1 Mansel Coker to Leonard Coker, in Murray, Georgia, United States. Deed Records, Deed Book F, p. 232, 20 Aug 1842, Primary quality.

    Mansel Coker signed name to deed; no mark.

    Deed-1842-Mansel Coker to Leonard Coker-Murray County, Georgia.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Mansel O. Coker, dwelling 419, family [blank], in Murray, Georgia, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, NARA M432, roll 78, p. 177 (front), 1850, Secondary quality.

    Mansel O. Coker, male, age 28, farming, GA / www.ancestry.com

    Mansel Coker household in 1850 census in Murray County, Georgia
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 M. O. Coker, dwelling #119, family #110, Cora post office, in Comanche, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, NARA M653, roll 1289, p. 262 (stamped), 1860.

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    Mansel Coker household in 1860 census in Comanche County, Texas
  5. Mansel O. Coker, in Texas, United States. Land Grant Database, Abstract Number: 597, 05 Jul 1860, Primary quality.

    County: Comanche; District/Class: Milam Scrip; File Number: 347; Original Grantee: Wm. L. Kidd; Patentee: Mansel O. Coker; Patent No: 510; Patent Vol: 4; Certificate: 9/700; Survey/Blk/Tsp: 47; Acres: 80.00 / Texas General Land Office

  6. Mansel O. Coker, dwelling #117, family #134, on Indian Creek, in Comanche, Texas, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, NARA M593, roll 1580, p. 185[B], 1870, Secondary quality.

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    Mansel Coker household in 1870 census in Comanche County, Texas.
  7. M. O. Coker, in Texas, United States. Land Grant Database, Abstract Number: 735, 12 Aug 1872, Primary quality.

    County: Comanche; District/Class: Milam 3rd; File Number: 2185; Original Grantee: Wm. Nichols; Patentee: M. O. Coker; Patent No: 89; Patent Vol: 40; Certificate: 40; Acres: 160.00 / Texas General Land Office

  8. Mansel Coker, dwelling #15, family #16, Sixth District, in Comanche, Texas, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, NARA T9, roll 1297, SD4, ED33, p. 139C (stamped), 1880, Secondary quality.

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    Mansel Coker household in 1880 census in Sixth District, Comanche County, Texas
  9. Anni C. Stewart, dwelling #126, family #127, East 1/2 of Justice Precinct 1, in Comanche, Texas, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, NARA T623, roll 1622, SD4, ED27, p. 93B (stamped), 1900, Secondary quality.

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