June 3, 2008

William Roby and Cora Sadie Coffey Baldwin

William Roby Baldwin was a son of Pinkney F. and Hattie Jane Bristol Baldwin. He was born May 3, 1890 in Watauga Co., NC, and died Apr. 28, 1970 in Crossnore, Avery Co., NC. Cora was the daughter of Raban Scott and Margaret E. Hollander Coffey. She was born Feb. 19, 1895 in Avery Co., and died Jul. 17, 1962 in Linville, Avery Co. She and William married c1911 in NC. Both are buried at Carys Flat in Gragg, Avery Co., NC.

Pinkney Baldwin was born Dec. 16, 1861 in NC and died Jan. 26, 1938 in Watauga Co., NC. Hattie Jane Bristol was born in May, 1865. I have not found a death record for her. Pink is buried at White Springs Cemetery at Blowing Rock in Watauga Co., NC.

Raban Scott Coffey was born Apr. 15, 1853 in NC and died Jun. 16, 1933 in Gragg, Wilson Creek Twp., Avery Co. Margaret E. Hollander was born Jun. 4, 1857 in NC and died Mar. 26, 1933 in NC. They are both buried at New Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery at Carys Flat.

Cordie and William had at least eight children:

Iona Beatrice, born Feb. 7, 1914
Clarence, born c1916
Carlos William, born Feb. 19, 1919
Harrison, born c1921
Virginia Mae, born May 11, 1924, died Feb. 21, 1998
Mal, born c1925
Trixie, born c1926
Herbert Hoover, born c1928

Pinkney & Jane Bristol Baldwin
Update Jun 15, 2010 - Hattie Jane Bristol Baldwin was born in May, 1865 and died Jul 21, 1941 in Banner Elk, Avery Co.  She is buried adjacent to and shares a headstone with her husband, Pinkney.

Photo courtesy of James Baldwin 

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