June 3, 2008

James Monroe and Flora Coffey Baldwin

James Monroe Baldwin

Death Certificate for J. M. Baldwin
James Monroe Baldwin was brother to William Roby. He was born May 13, 1885 in Watauga Co., and died Dec. 19, 1949 in Irenton, Lincoln Co., NC. He married Flora Coffey (date not known, but probably c1910); a daughter of Eldelano (Lano) and Mary E. Austin Coffey. Flora was born in Apr., 1894 in Caldwell Co. A death date for her has not been found. James is buried in the Iron Station Cemetery in Lincoln Co.

Their children were:

Hellen, born May, 1912
Florence, born May 13, 1914
Lottie, born Jun. 6, 1916
James, born 1930
Unnamed male, born and died Oct. 20, 1931. His death certificate gives his burial site as "at house."

"Lano" Coffey was born in NC in 1857 and died May 27, 1927 at Wilsons Creek in Avery Co., NC. According to The Collettsville Historical Society, he is buried at the Sam Coffey Cemetery in Lenoir, Caldwell Co. The burial site on his death certificate is unreadable. Mary, a daughter of Samuel Monroe and Mariah Reed Austin, was born Jun. 14, 1857 in Watauga Co., and died Sep. 19, 1934 at Wilsons Creek. Her death certificate gives the burial site as New Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery at Carys Flat, Avery Co.

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