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Effie B. BERNIS

Female 1854 - 1913  (59 years)


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  • Name Effie B. BERNIS  [1
    Born 26 May 1854  New York County, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Address 1910  Long Creek, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 28 Aug 1913  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • "Mrs. Effie B. COOMBE died in the houme four miles southeast of the city at 4:45 o'oclock Thursday afternoon from a complication of diseases due to the infirmities of old age. She was 59 years old.

      She was born May 23, 1854 in buffalo, N.Y., and has lived near the Antioch church, southeast of Decatur, for more than 20 years. She was married to Elisha COOMBE, Dec. 25, 1869. He died several years ago and since that time she had lived on thehome place with her son and his wife. She was a member of the North Fork Presbyterian church.

      She leaves one son, W. E. COMBE, living southeast of the city, and adopted daughter, Mrs. Madge RUCKER near Oakley. She also leaves one brother, W. E. BEMIS of Chicago. Funeral arrangements will be announced later."


      [Her date of birth on her memorial stone is 26 May 1854.]
    Buried Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Mt. Zion Cemetery
    Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois
    U.S.A 
    • Elijah COOMBE Feb 26, 1845-May 12, 1907; Effie B. COOMBE, May 26, 1854-Aug 28, 1913.
    Notes 
    • She was the daughter of Sarah BERNIS. [6]
    Person ID I6269  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2020 

    Family Elijah COOMBE,   b. 26 Feb 1845, Torquay, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1907, Macon County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1868  Pettis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address 1870 
    Washington Twp., Pettis, Missouri 
    • They were living beside Elijah's sister, Mary Thomas.
    Address 1900  Long Creek, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • They were living close by their married son, William and his family.
    Children 
     1. William Edmund COOMBE,   b. 23 Jan 1871, Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1939, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Madge A. COOMBE,   b. Sep 1883, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Adopted]
    Documents
    Pension application: Coombe
    Pension application: Coombe
    Effie Coombe's name as widow of Elijah on a Civil War pension index.
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    COOMBE
    COOMBE

    ELIJAH COOMBE
    Feb 26, 1845
    May 12, 1907
    EFFIE B. COOMBE
    May 26, 2854
    Aug 28, 1913


  • Sources 
    1. [S392] Vital Statistics - Texas, U.S.A.

    2. [S107] Memorial inscription.

    3. [S204] Census of U.S.A., 1910, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T624).

    4. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    5. [S1084] Obituary.

    6. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.

    7. [S159] Index: International Genealogical Index (IGI), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, (Salt Lake City, Family History Library).