Hugh Lewis Coffman1,2

b. 22 March 1878
Last Edited=23 Apr 2002
Grandfather of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
Pedigree for Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     Hugh Lewis Coffman was born in 1878 at Michigan.1 He was born on 22 March 1878 at Petosky, Emmet County, Michigan.3 He was the son of Joseph Sherbondy Coffman and Fannie S Robertson.3

Hugh Lewis Coffman was enumerated with Joseph Sherbondy Coffman on the census of 1880 at Petosky, Emmet County, Michigan, as Louis H Coffman, 2 years old, birthplace of Michigan.4

Hugh Lewis Coffman lived in 1901 at Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.3

Hugh Lewis Coffman married Gertrude E Thomas, daughter of John H Thomas and Sarah Ella Biggerstaff, in 1907 at St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri.1,3

Hugh Lewis Coffman was head of household on the census of 1910 Goldfield, Teller County, Colorado as Hugh L Coffman, 37 years old, birthplace of Michigan, occupation of Miner. Enumerated with Hugh Lewis were Gertrude E Thomas.5

Hugh Lewis Coffman was (an unknown value) in 1910 at Miner, Goldfield, Coloradao.5

Hugh Lewis Coffman lived on 22 June 1910 at Goldfield, Colorado.1

Hugh Lewis Coffman lived in 1912 at Denver, Denver County, Colorado.3

Child of Hugh Lewis Coffman and Gertrude E Thomas


  1. John Robertson Coffman, Certificate of Birth, State of Colorado (30 Jun 1910), currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint, Seattle, WA.
  2. J Robert Coffman, Certificate of Death 11516 (15 Dec 1980), currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint, Seattle, WA, gives middle name of Lewis. Hereinafter cited as J Robert Coffman Death Certificate.
  3. Coffman Family Bible, Transcribed by Lucy K Higgins from original in the possesion of Hugh Coffman, Dec 2000, currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint, Seattle, WA.
  4. 1880 U. S. census, Emmet County, Michigan, population schedule, Village of Petosky, Enumeration District 59, p 334, dwelling 28, family 30, Coffman Joseph S; digital image, unknown repository).
  5. 1910 U. S. census, Teller County, Colorado, Goldfield City Precinct 28, Enumeration District 190, Hugh L Coffman; digital image, (