Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Francis Coolidge

   Francis Coolidge was born April 20, 1836, in Ohio, and departed this life May 23, 1921, in his old home in South Tobacco, Gladwin county, of sugar diabetis. He was united in marriage with Mary H. Young, Mar. 23, 1864, who preceded him in death 19 years ago. To this union were born six children, viz.: Elmer E. Coolidge of Tobacco, A. I. Coolidge of Knife River, Minn., Mrs. Ida Deneen of Gagetown, Mrs. Minnie Robertson, and Mrs. Rosetta Flock, of Tobacco; a son, Francis, died when four years of age --- Two sisters survive him, Mrs. O. E. Lincoln, of Marysville, Ohio, and Mrs. Henry Moodey, of Milford Center, Ohio.
   Mr. Coolidge was a veteran of the Civil war, serving four years, and was a member of the G.A.R. of Gladwin. Mr. Coolidge came to Tobacco township from Ohio over 40 years ago and with the help of his boys made a home from what was a wilderness. He was a kind and loving father, and the best of neighbors, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Vaughen of Beaverton, and the body was laid to rest with military honors in Edenville cemetery.
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May 23, 1921
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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