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COSTON family DEL>PA>ILL>MICH
Posted by: Ron Raymond Date: February 03, 1999 at 09:23:21
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I am researching the following family group. I am descended from Lafayette Ruthven Coston and his first wife Emma Holmes. I would like to compare notes with anyone interested in this family.


Husband's Full Name: Pearce Cooper Coston, b. Aug. 28, 1816 in Milton, Sussex Co., Del. He married Deborah Orr Mar. 6, 1836 Sterling Twp., Wayne Co. PA. He died May 30, 1892 Des Plaines River, Cook Co., ILL. (Drowned). He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Crossing, Chicago, Cook Co., IL. His father was Benton P. Coston and his mother was Sarah Ann Cooper. Wife's Full Maiden Name: Deborah Orr, b. Apr. 13, 1819 sterling Twp. Wayne Co., PA. died Jan. 1, 1891 Norton Twp., Muskegon Co. ,MI. Her father was William Orr and her mother was Frances ?

Their children were:
George W. Coston, b. Apr. 5, 1838 in Sterling Twp., Wayne Co., PA. and d. Apr. 23, 1838 in same place.

Joseph L. Coston, b. Apr. 10, 1839 in Sterling Twp., Wayne Co., PA. and died Feb. 23, 1845 same place.

Pearce H. Coston, b. Oct. 12, 1844 and d. Apr. 27, 1845 in Sterling Twp., Wayne Co., PA.

Sarah Imogene Coston, b. Nov. 6, 1836 in Sterling Twp., Wayne Co., PA. Married Algeron S. Cobbard in chicago, Cook Co., ILL. and m. 2nd Henry J. Haines in Chicago. She died May 4, 1896 in Chicago, Cook Co., ILL.

Lafayette Ruthven Coston, b. Apr. 28, 1842 in Sterling Twp., Wayne Co., PA. m. Emma Holmes in Chicago, Cook Co., ILL. and m. 2nd Elizabeth Mack. He died July 10, 1936 in Muskegon Hts, Muskegon Co., MI.

Ella Josephine Coston, b. Sept. 25, 1847 in Sterling Twp., Wayne Co., PA. m. John D. Frisbie in Chicago, Cook Co., ILL. and d. Aug. 9, 1880 in Chicago, Cook Co., ILL.

Joseph Dalzell Coston, b. June 13, 1859 in Chicago, Cook Co., ILL., m. Carrie Dora Boller July 2, 1885 in NOrton Twp., Muskegon Co, MI. He died Jan. 13, 1937 in Muskegon Hts, Muskegon Co., MI. Buried in Nona View
Cemetery, Muskegon Hts., Muskegon Co., MI.

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