Biography of James Coe
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JAMES COE, farmer, was born in Frederick County, Va., January 8, 1842, and spent his youth in his native State. He enlisted in 1861 in the confederate army in Company D, Thirty third Regiment of Virginia. He was in Stonewall Jackson's command, and engaged in battle at Port Republic, seven days' fight near Richmond, Slaughter Mountain and Bul Run. In 1863, he came to Ohio, and two years later located in Tipton County, Ind. In 1867, he purchased fifty acres of land in Tipton County, of which he has forty two acres under cultivation. Mr. Coe was married, August 11, 1866, in this county, to Miss Sarah J. McMurtry. They have four children living, Melda V., Richard L., Eva Sophia and Mary Lucy. Mr. Coe is a well to do farmer and a popular citizen in his community.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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