John Coffman1

b. 1855
Last Edited=30 Jun 2013
Great-granduncle of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     John Coffman was born in 1855 at Ohio.1 He was the son of Lewis Coffman and Cardile Coffman.1

John Coffman was enumerated with Lewis Coffman on the census of 14 June 1870 at Montcalm County, Michigan, as John Coffman, 15 years old, birthplace of Ohio.1

John Coffman married Louisa (?).2

John Coffman was enumerated on 9 June 1880 as head of household on the 1880 U. S. census for Dallas, Clinton County, Michigan as John Coffman, Married, 24 years old, birthplace of Ohio, occupation of Farmer.. Also enumerated in the household were Louisa (?), George V Coffman and William Nelson.2

John Coffman was Partner Coffman Brothers (Drugs and Jewlry) in 1884 at Mackinaw City, Emmet County, Michigan.3

Child of John Coffman and Louisa (?)


  1. Lewis Coffman household, 1870 U.S. census, Montcalm County, Michigan, population schedule, TheTownship of Day, Stanton post office, page 2 (written) / 53 back (stamped), dwelling 17, family 17; Images Online: 1870 U.S. Census / Michigan / Montcalm / Day / Image 2 of 5, transcribed 11 May 2003.
  2. John Coffman household, 1880 U.S. census, Clinton County, Michigan, population schedule, Dallas, enumeration district 45, supervisor's district 3, page 24 (written) / 326 back (stamped), dwelling 190, family 191; Images Online: 1880 U.S. Census / Michigan / Clinton / Unknown Townships / ED# 45 / Image 24 of 44, transcribed 11 May 2003.
  3. Directory of Big Rapids City, Mecosta County : Cadillac, Cedar Springs, Cheboygan, Fife Lake, Harbor Springs, Howard City, Kalkaska, Mackinac, Mackinaw, Petoskey, Reed City, Rockford, St. Ignace, and Traverse City : including also, Alanson, Alba, Ashton, Belmont, Boyne Falls, Crofton, Edgerton, Elmira, Kingsley, Leetsville, LeRoy, Lockwood, Luther, Mancelona, Manton, Maple Hill, Mansfield, Milton Junction, Pierson, Sand Lake, South Boardman, Tustin, Walton, and Westwood : embracing a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens, city officers, churches and public schools, benevolent, literary and other associations, and a complete classified business directory of the above named places. (Detroit, Mich.: R.L. Polk & Co., 1884), pg 275; digital image, HeritageQuest Online ( : accessed 27 Jun 2003).