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Family of John James VEAZIE and Cora Virginia COFFMAN

Married3081 1909 Aug 33081 at Rockingham Co., VA3081.

The marriage index lists the parents of both John and Cora, but not their mothers' maiden names. That index lists John's age as 51, though other records indicate a birthyear of 1848.

Cora Virginia Coffman, the bride of John J Veazie, is listed3081 in the Virginia marriage index for their 1909 marriage as born about 1880 (age 29), the daughter of Benjamin F and Elizabeth Coffman. Her headstone840 and the 1900 census3079 for Elkton, VA, establish her birthdate as Sep 17, 1877. In addition, Cora's obituary3105 lists her birthdate, birthplace and parents, including her mother's maiden name.

Cora spent most of her life in the Elkton area, and was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church. At the time of her death she was survived by daughter Virginia (Veazie) Farmer, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Dwight, Tyrone and Thurston (Jr) DeMasters, Eddie J and Joseph C (Jr) Farmer, Walter J Knight, David R Dean, and Alec Hensley.

Children of John James VEAZIE and Cora Virginia COFFMAN:

1. Mary Frances VEAZIE3079 b. 1914 Jan 14840 at Virginia3079. d. 1947 Aug 21840 at prob Virginia840. bd. Elk Run Cem., Elkton, VA840.
md. Thurston Vernon DEMASTERS
2. Virginia C VEAZIE3079 b. 1917 Jun 23119 at Rockingham Co., VA3119. d. 1995 Oct 103115 at Rockingham Mem. Hosp., Harrisonburg, VA3119. bd. Elk Run Cem., Elkton, VA3115.
md. Joseph Clayton FARMER


840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
3032. 1850 Fed Census MS, Adams Co., (unstated); www.ancestry.com
3034. 1880 Fed Census MS, Adams Co., Natchez; www.ancestry.com
3078. 1920 Fed Census VA, Rockingham Co., Elkton; www.ancestry.com
3079. 1900 Fed Census VA, Rockingham Co., Elkton, Stonewall Dist; familysearch.org
3080. 1940 Fed Census VA, Rockingham Co., Elkton, Stonewall Dist; www.ancestry.com
3081. Virginia Marriages 1785-1940; familysearch.org
3094. 1910 Fed Census OH, Clark Co., Springfield Twp; www.ancestry.com
3105. Obit - Veazie, Cora Coffman, Harrisonburg (VA) Daily News-Record, Fri, Feb 9, 1973; newspaperarchive.com
3115. Virginia, Elkton, Elk Run Cemetery interments (Excell spreadsheet and PDF); http://www.elktonva.gov/cemetery.html
3119. Obit - Farmer, Virginia Veazie, Harrisonburg (VA) Daily News Record, Wed, Oct 11, 1995; newspaperarchive.com