Little, Shea, Coats/Coates/Coate, Lamb plus related lines in IA, KS, IN, MO OH, PA, NC, SC, NJ going back to 1600's. Surname descendants found in nearly every state. Have lot of Coate info, trying to prove lineage in 1700's. Looking for data on Benjamin Little b 26 Nov 1832 (PA?) d 18 Dec 1916 MO m Oct 1863 Mary Lair, and Patrick Shea b 13 Mar 1844 d 17 Dec 1938 m 25 Feb 1874 Elizabeth Oxley. Have Lair(Leher) and Oxley several generations back, Lamb back to Henry m Elizabeth Henley NC.
- Coats/e/s brothers reunion 9-1943 (20 KB)
Last living sons of Eli Inman Coate in Sep 1943 L to R:Robert Inman, Byrin Adelbert (BA), John Wesley, Lester (son of Charles Arther), James Glenn, Wiland Irving, William Edward. All but BA lived in IA, BA lived near Lawrence, KS
- Eli Inman Coate family 1895 (303 KB)
Taken fall 1895.left to right:Ella(twin),John,Estella,Edith, Ethel,BA's wife Stella,Byron,Robert,Hannah,Guy,Eli,Clyde,Charles,Will,Wile,Cora Etta
- Hannah Rebecca Jordan (66 KB)
Taken at an older age after divorce from Eli Coate & after children grown
- John C. Coate (47 KB)
Born OH lived in IA Co.,IA died In Dixon Co., NE m3 times- (1)Fanny Rudy, (2) Nancy Ziggler, (3) Mahala Anderson. Children by all 3 wives.
- Robert Inman Coate & Kate Ruth Lamb (50 KB)
Wedding picture taken early 1909 in Fredonia, Wilson,KS, lived a short time on KS-OK border where my mother was born, moved by covered wagon to IA
- Older Eli Inman Coate (58 KB)
This was taken sometime before his deathafter all children were grown & after divorce from Hannah Rebecca Jordan. My great grandfather.
- Hannah Rebecca Coate home in KS 1906 (105 KB)
Visit by dau Stella & sons William & Robert. L to R: Stella, Hannah, Stella's boys in white shirts, James Glen (?)twin girls Edith & Ethel,Will, Robert (with Guitar),unk with violin
- Robert Coats family 1927 (71 KB)
Back row L to R: Edith Kathryn,Wife Kate Ruth, Robert Inman, Robert Clayton; front row: twins Bertram Ivan, Bernice Alberta, Russell Guy, Raymond Edward
- Robert Coats family 1945 (76 KB)
top row L to R: Edith Kathryn, Raymond Edward, Bernice Alberta, Robert Clayton; front row: Robert Inman, Russell Guy, Bertram Ivan, Kate Ruth
- Estel Lorn Little & family 1936 (11 KB)
taken near Nemaha, Sac county,IA. Estel Lorn Little, wife Edith Kathryn (Coats), & son Loren Eldon