COATNEY, WILLIAM W., Barry Co. MO
For those researching William W. Coatney, son of James W. Coatney, Barry County, Missouri, we today found the following at the Barry County Courthouse in Cassville:
Divorce case of William W. Coatney vs. Sarah E. Coatney.Affidavit of Sarah Coatney states that she and William have 4 children and at the time of the filing, the youngest, a girl, was 9 months old.
Affidavits also state that they were married March 3, 1862 in Barry County, Missouri.The divorce papers are dated Sept., 1868 to Oct., 1870.
So William's first four children were not his and Nancy Morrison's, but his and Sarah's.