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Biographical Sketch of Peter J. Coyne

(See Grant)-Peter Joseph Coyne, born of Irish parentage, in England October 19, 1869.

Married at Vinita, March 11, 1893 Margaret Shanahan, born May 31, 1874.

They are the parents of: Mary Ellen, born March 27, 1894, married F. M. Gleason; Agnes Mary, born January 5, 1896; Patrick William, born March 16, 1898, served in the World war overseas fourteen months in the Aerial Corps; Peter Joseph, born March 12, 1900; Caroline, born March 9, 1904; Emmett Charles, born January 5, 1907; Joseph L., born June 8, 1910; Woodrow Riley, born February 10, 1913, and Marguerite Ambrosia Coyne, born November 13, 1916.

Mr. and Mrs. Coyne are members of the Catholic church and are successful farmers near Estella. Straight forward, honest and logical Peter J. Coyne has been chosen by his fellow citizens as flotorial representative of Craig and Rogers Counties on November 3, 1908; representative of Craig County on November 8, 1910, and November 5, 1912, and state senator from the twenty-ninth district on November 7, 1916.

Patrick Shanahan, born Mar. 11, 1833, in Tipperary, Ireland, and married Charlotte daughter of Nelson and Margaret (Scrimsher) Rogers, born January 27, 1858.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 2 December 2015.
- Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012

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