Rufus coates Jr. born Conn. 4/2/1798-1/28/1877 Allen Ohio
Baby Girl Coates 1800-1800
Ransom Coates born in Connecticut NY 1790- died 2/10/1886 Buchanan Iowa Ransom married Patience Wilcox 1793 born in New Jersey. In 1850 Ransom was living in Bradford, Steuben County (Now Schuyler County) New York and working as a clerk. He and Patience had the following children; Ann Coates 1818, Pamolia Coates 1827, Ursulas Coates 1829, Mary C. Coates 1831, Augustus Coates 1838. All of the children were born in New York. Military pension records indicate Ransom died in 1886 in Iowa.
Zipporah Coates 1806 born in NY- died Isabella Michigan on 5/29/1827 She married Otis Bartlett born 1802-1897. They had the following children; Charity Ann Bartlett 1827-1871- married Leverette J. Totten 1823-1871, Laura J. Bartlett 9/25/1829 Trumbull Ohio-1908, Sally Marie Bartlett 1837 in Ohio, Rosewell John Fletcher Coates 2/21/1842 in Indiana-12/20/1908, Harmon Asbury Bartlett 1845 Indiana, Rufus Judson Bartlett 1851-1919
Sarah Coates 12/26/1808-1/30/1864
Joseph A. Coates 1810 born in NY -3/4/1881 in Leroy Minnesota. Joseph was born in Genesee county NY. He Married Roxy Anne Speray in Trumbull Ohio on 3/24/1835. In 1850 Joseph does not appear in the Ohio census but Roxy Ann and their children is living in Indiana with Sylvester Coates and Rufus Coates. In 1860 Joseph was living in Ohio working as a miller. In 1862 at the age of 50 he joined the army and served three years in the Civil war. At the time he joined the service Joseph gave his profession as farmer. He was discharged due to disability resulting from “old age and injury”. By 1870 Joseph had moved his family to Lee, Illinois, and was working as a carpenter. He continued to work as a carpenter for the rest of his life. By 1880 Joseph and Roxy has moved to Leroy Minn. By 1888 Joseph is dead and Roxy is living with son Joseph Coats Jr., his wife and 1 year old child in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Joseph and Roxy had the following children: Aaron R. Coats 1848, Jane Coats 1840, Henry Coats 1842, John Coats 1854, Noyce Coates 1846, Joseph Coats 1850, Orlando William Coats 1850, Myron Coats 1853, Dela Mary Coats 1856, Adelbert Coats 1857.
George D. Coates 1812- Died in Mercer PA. George D. Coates settled in Mercer Pa. before 1840 and remained there until his death. He married Ruth ? born 1810 and worked as a farmer his whole life. George and Ruth had the following children; George D. Coats Jr. 1837, Sylvester Coats 1841, Samuel R, Coats 1842, lorry Coats 1844, Hester Coats 1846, Lan Coats 1848, Milton E. Coats 1838-1855, Milton E. Coats 1850, Rufus Coats 1852, Thomas Coats 1855.
Lydia Coates 1814- 1876 died Trumbull Ohio
Daniel W. Coates 1816 in Otsego NY- died 8/23/1881 Colfax Nebraska. Daniel married Mary? Born approximately 1821 in New York State. They moved first to PA. where they lived until 1850. In 1850 Dan and Mary moved their growing family to DeKalb Indiana where they appear in the 1850 and 1860 census. By 1870 Dan and the family have settled in Colfax Nebraska. Dan is a farmer. Dan and Mary have the following children; Charles coats born 1841 PA, Sylvester Coats born 1842, PA, Elmira Coats born 1846 in PA., Hannah Coats born 1846 PA, Aaron Coats born 1848 PA, Allen B. Coats born 1850 Pa.,Rufus Coats born 1851 Indiana, Orin Coats born 1852, Indiana, Hortense Coats born 1865, Illinois.
Elizabeth Coates Born 1820 in PA.- Died 3/31/1875 Newaygo Michigan
Noyce Coates 9/22/1821 Allegany PA. Married 1/11/1848 to Rebecca Culp DeCalb Indiana. They had three children; Cassius J. Coates born 1749-1916, Worth George Coates 1850-1930, Letita Alice Coates 1855-1860. In 1850 Noyce Rebecca and baby Cassius are living with the Bartlett, (not his sister Zipporah and Otis Bartlett) family next door to Sylvester and Rufus Sr. He is a farmer.
Sylvester Coates born 1824 in Ohio- 1885 died in Indiana. Married Margaret J. Kindle 1/24/1867 In Auglaize Ohio. Sylvester moved with his family to Indiana and served in the Civil war enlisting in Indiana. In the 1850 census Sylvester is living in Stafford, De Kalb, Indiana with wife Mercy age 69, Sylvester Coates born 1824 also a farmer, Mary Ann Coates born 1822, Loretta Coates born 1844, Franklin Coates 1843, Aaron Coates 1838, Jane Coates 1840, Henry Coates 1842, John Coates 1845 and Noyce Coates 1846. Sylvester appears in the 1860 census living in Defiance Ohio working as a physician. He is 36 years old and living with Theresa age 22, born in Canada, presumably his wife at that time, and children; Loretta age 15 born in Indiana 1845, Frank born in Indiana 1847, Anna Born in Ohio 1856 and Milo born in Ohio 1859.
He married Margaret Kindle in 1867 and settled down near her parent’s farm and started a farm of their own. In 1870 Sylvester appears in the census with Margaret, age 29. Milo T. Coates age 11 and William E. Kindle. Margaret’s parents live next door to them and her brother’s family live on the other side of the parents.
In the 1880 census Milo T. Coates is living on his own at a neighbor’s farm. He is still single. Sylvester does not appear in the 1880 census. William E. Kindle is living in another county in Ohio and living alone working as a farm hand. As mentioned above, Further investigation is needed to make a positive connection. I will leave that to the family to determine.