John T. Coffman, farmer, was born in Greene County, Tenn., in 1828; removed with parents to Johnson County, Mo.; thence to that part of Lee County, Ia., known as the Spanish land grant; thence located in the edge of Putnam County, Mo., which in 1838 became Appanoose County, Ia. He removed to Lewis, Cass County, in 1863, and in the spring of the year following went to Virginia City, Montana; returned in the autumn, and in the spring of 1865 moved to his present farm in Raglan township, Harrison County. He owns one thousand acres of land, and pays especial attention to stock raising. He is a member of the A.F. & A.M. lodge. In 1852 he was married to Matilda J. Croft, who died in 1854, leaving two children. In 1856 he married Susan Croft, and has seven children.
Biographical Sketch of John T. Coffman
MLA Source Citation:History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-john-t-coffman.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012
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