Gertrude E Thomas1

b. 9 April 1881, d. 31 May 1958
Last Edited=25 Oct 2003
Grandmother of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
Pedigree for Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     Gertrude E Thomas was born on 9 April 1881 at Missouri.1,2 She was the daughter of John H Thomas and Sarah Ella Biggerstaff.2

On 8 June 1900 Gertrude E Thomas was enumerated in the household of Sarah Ella Biggerstaff on the 1900 U. S. census for St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri as Gertrude E Thomas, Daughter, Single, born Apr 1881, 19 years old, birthplace of Missouri. Also enumerated in the household were Clara Thomas, Ebba Thomas, Effa Thomas and Grace L Thomas.3

Gertrude E Thomas married Hugh Lewis Coffman, son of Joseph Sherbondy Coffman and Fannie S Robertson, in 1907 at St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri.1,4

Gertrude E Thomas was enumerated with Hugh Lewis Coffman on the census of 1910 at Goldfield, Teller County, Colorado, as Gertrude Coffman, 29 years old, birthplace of Missouri, occupation of Nurse?.5

Gertrude E Thomas lived before 31 May 1958 at 1522 Pennsylvania, Denver, Colorado.2

Gertrude E Thomas died on 31 May 1958 at Valley Hi Nursing Home, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, at age 77.2

Child of Gertrude E Thomas and Hugh Lewis Coffman


  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. Hereinafter cited as J Robert Coffman Death Certificate.
  3. Sarah Thomas household, 1900 U.S. census, Buchanan County, Missouri, population schedule, Washington, St Joseph, 6 ward, enumeration district 67, supervisor's district 4, page 13 (written) / 246 A (stamped), dwelling 234, family 266; Images Online: 1900 U.S. Census / Missouri / Buchanan / Other Townships / ED# 67 / Image 25 of 51, transcribed 25 Oct 2003.
  4. 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.
  5. 1910 U. S. census, Teller County, Colorado, Goldfield City Precinct 28, Enumeration District 190, Hugh L Coffman; digital image, (