May 30, 2006

Samuel Buffington & Elizabeth Tisdale Coffee

HeadstoneSamuel Buffington Coffee was a son of John Trousdale and Harriet Weir Coffee. Samuel was born March 21, 1856 in Missouri, and died October 1, 1900 in Chadron, Dawes Co., NE. His grave is found in the Greenwood Cemetery in that city.

Elizabeth was born in Texas on September 17, 1865, and died August 1, 1938 in Chadron. I do not know when or where they were married.

Their children were:

- Harry Buffington, born March 16, 1890, died 1972. The Political Graveyard reports that Harry was born in Sioux Co., NE, and served in the US Army during WW1. He was first elected to the US House of Representatives in January, 1935 where he served until an unsuccessful run for the US Senate in 1943.

Rexford Tisdale, born February 27, 1892, died October 25, 1982. He married Ermine Carmean on June 15, 1918. She was born November 17, 1894 in Missouri, and died January 1, 1993 in Chadron. I have found only one child for this couple: Mary, born 1918.

Guy Hyman (Chick), born Dec. 7, 1893, died unknown, married Ila Florence Conn on October 12, 1915 in Pine Ridge, Shannon Co., SD. I have found no additional information.

Edna, born December, 1895, died unknown. I have no additional information.

Anyone with additional information on this family is invited to contact me

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