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Coulter, John Sherman

Male 1865 - 1948


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  • Name  Coulter, John Sherman 
    Nickname  Sherm 
    Born  25 Nov 1865  Marion County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Information & Image Obtained from pilot.familysearch.org
      Ohio Deaths 1908-1953

      Name: John Sherman Coulter
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      Death date: 11 Dec 1948
      Death place: Whetstone Twp, Crawford, Ohio, United States
      Birth date: 25 Nov 1865
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      Birth place: Marion Co., Ohio
      Age at death: 83 years 16 days
      Gender: Male
      Marital status: Married
      Race or color: Caucasian
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      Spouse name: Emma Coulter
      Father name: Harvey Coulter
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      Mother name: Mary A. Carmean
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      GSU film number: 2246541
      Digital GS number: 4108344
      Image number: 01780
      Reference number: 73219
      Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  0395647C02414C319038E9A1F3A57F36D7D5 
    Died  11 Dec 1948  Whetstone Twp., Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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      Ohio Deaths 1908-1953

      Name: John Sherman Coulter
      Titles:
      Death date: 11 Dec 1948
      Death place: Whetstone Twp, Crawford, Ohio, United States
      Birth date: 25 Nov 1865
      Estimated birth year:
      Birth place: Marion Co., Ohio
      Age at death: 83 years 16 days
      Gender: Male
      Marital status: Married
      Race or color: Caucasian
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      Residence:
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      Spouse name: Emma Coulter
      Father name: Harvey Coulter
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      Mother name: Mary A. Carmean
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      GSU film number: 2246541
      Digital GS number: 4108344
      Image number: 01780
      Reference number: 73219
      Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
    Buried  14 Dec 1948  Bucyrus, Crawford Co. OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I369  Patty McKinley's Genealogy
    Last Modified  20 Jul 2009 

    Father  Coulter, John Harvey,   b. 7 Apr 1827, Huntingdon Co., Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1892, Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Carmean, Mary Ann,   b. 30 Jul 1830, OH. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1915, Whetstone Twp., Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Jan 1851  Crawford Co., OH. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Status  MARRIED 
    Notes 
    • United States Federal Census 1860 Tully Twp., Marion Co., OH Roll: M653_1006 Page 269 Enumeration District: 98
      John Coulter age 33 Occupation Farmer Value of Real Estate $4800 Value of Personal Estate $2600 born in PA wife Mary age 28 born in OH daughter Melisa age 8 born in OH daughter Rachel age 6 born in OH son William age 5 born in OH son Agi age 4 born in OH son Matthew age 3 born in OH son Samuel age 2 mos born in OH daughter Sarah age 2 mos born in OH
      United States Federal Census 1880 Scott Twp., Marion Co., OH Roll: T9_1046 Page: 163A Enumeration District: 98
      Coulter John H age 53 Occupation Farmer born in PA and both parents in PA wife Mary A age 49 born in OH Father born in OH Mother born in NJ son Matthew age 22 born in OH son Samuel age 19 born in OH son Edward age 18 born in OH son Sherman age 15 born in OH daughter Effie age 10 born in OH daughter Orphie age 8 born in OH son Elgar age 3 born in OH
      United States Federal Census 1900 Bucyrus Twp - Crawford Co., OH Enumeration District 5
      Coulter Mary A born July 1830 age 69 born in OH Father born in Maryland Mother born in PA daughter Effie born Aug 1871 age 28 born in OH son Elger J born Nov 1876 age 23 born in OH daughter-in-law Daisey born Oct 1878 age 21 born in OH Father born in CT Mother born in PA
    Family ID  F135  Group Sheet

    Family  Rice, Emma Dell,   b. 9 Feb 1870,   d. 14 May 1963, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Oct 1885  Morrow Co., OH. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1900  Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  1920  Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census  1930  Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Marion Daily Star 1889 Friday September 27
      An infant of Sherm Coulter's died on Tuesday
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. Nov. 28, 1908
      "Sherman Coulter and family moved here Wednesday from near New Winchester and will occupy the James Houser property in the Northwest part of town. Mr. Coulter is employed as engineer on the hoisting machine at the new church."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. July 31, 1909
      "Sherman Coulter and family went to Powell, Wednesday, for a visit with friends."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. Friday Sept 10, 1909
      -Sherman Coulter Moves to Marion.
      Sherman Coulter moved his family to Marion Thursday. Mr. Coulter has a position as engineer at the new government building in course of erection there.
      The Marion Daily Star Thursday March 17, 1910
      -Sherman Coulter, of Marion, visited friends in this vicinity the past week
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. April 30, 1910
      "Mrs. Sherman Coulter and three children, of Marion, came here Tuesday for a short visit with relatives, after which they will go to Athens to reside, their household goods having been shipped to that place Monday. Mr. Coulter will be employed on the new post office building in course of erection there."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. May 7, 1910
      "Mrs. Sherman Coulter, and children, of Marion, were the guests of Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Spiece Saturday and Sunday."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. July 16, 1910
      "Sherman Coulter, who has been working on the post office building at Athens several weeks past, has been engaged by C. D. Resler Electric Light & Power Company to take charge of the Light Plant here and commenced his duties Monday evening. His family accompanied him here and their household goods will arrive this week."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. July 23, 1910
      "Joseph Mason and family, of Crawford County, were guests of Mr & Mrs. Sherman Coulter Sunday."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. Jan. 28, 1911
      "Mrs. Jay Coulter and two children, of Marion, were guests of Sherman Coulter and family, Saturday and Sunday."
      Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. April 1, 1911
      "Mr. & Mrs. Sherman Couler moved Tuesday from the Nuter property on High Street to their farm north of town."
    Children 
     1. Coulter, Myrtle Ethyl Ann,   b. 12 Jan 1886, Caledonia, Crawford Co., OH. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1955, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Coulter, Estella Mary,   b. 6 Sep 1887, Caledonia - Marion Co., OH. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1931, Marion Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Coulter, Infant Girl,   b. 25 Jul 1889, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1889, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Coulter, Clarence LeeRoy,   b. 25 Jul 1890,   d. 3 Sep 1961
     5. Coulter, Ralph Raymond,   b. 30 Sep 1892, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1894, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Coulter, Flossie Fay,   b. 28 Nov 1893, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1894, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Coulter, Infant Boy,   b. 18 Sep 1895, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1895, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Coulter, Bryan Melvin,   b. 28 Oct 1896, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1971, Maxwell, Lincoln Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Coulter, Infant Boy,   b. 6 Apr 1901, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1901, Bucyrus - Crawford Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F134  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Marion Weekly Star, Marion Co., OH. Aug. 14, 1909
      -Sherman Coulter, who has been acting as fireman at the G. W. Ault tile yard the past month, left for Marion, Monday, where he will have charge of the hoisting engine on the new government building."

      The Marion Daily Star Monday March 7, 1910
      -Sherman Coulter was the guest of friends and relatives at Caledonia Sunday. Mr. Coulter will soon move his family to Athens where he will be employed as an engineer during the erection of a new post office building.

      The Marion Star, Marion Co., OH. July 28, 1938
      -Sherman Coulter, north of Martel, is critically ill at his home.

      The Marion Daily Star, Marion Co., OH. Sat March 26, 1910
      -Sherman Coulter is Badly Injured. Is a Victim of an Accident at the Federal Building. Sherman Coulter, of Reed avenue, employed in the construction work of the federal building, met with a serious accident last Saturday morning. While working on the interior of the building a heavy beam fell a distance of about fifteen feet and struck him across the back, neck and right shoulder. The force of the blow knocked him to the floor and rendered him unconscious.

      Drs. A. and Herman S. Rhu were called and the injured man was removed to his home in the Postle & Curtis ambulance. on examination it was found that he was seriously injured about the back, neck and right shoulder and that several bones had been fractured. He was injured internally and the injuries may prove fatal.

      The Marion Star, Marion Co., OH. Dec. 13. 1942
      Obituary-John Sherman Coulter.
      Caledonia - John Sherman Coulter, 83, native of Marion County, died of hardening of the arteries at 7 p.m. Saturday at his home 3 miles north of Martel. He had been ill 2 weeks. His marriage to Emma Dell Rice took place Oct. 22 1885 at Climax. Mr. Coulter was a Stationary Engineer and a member of the Methodist Sixteen Church near Martel. He was the last of a family of 14 children born to Harvey and Mary Ann Carmean Coulter.

      Surviving with the widow are a daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Benedict, of Bucyrus, two sons, Roy of Bucyrus, and Melvin, whose address is uknown, 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Timson Allen Funeral Home with Rev. Auer, pastor of the U.B. Church at New Winchester officiating. Burial will be made in Sixteen Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Ohio Department of Health, John Sherman Coulter; Whetstone Twp., Crawford Co., OH; 73219; 1948 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S67] Ohio Department of Health, John Sherman Coulter; Whetstone Twp., Crawford Co., OH; 73219; 11 December 1948 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3] Morrow County Ohio Marriages, Vol. IV pg. 333.

    4. [S68] United States Federal Census, Ward 2; Enumeration District: 5; Roll: T623 1251 Page: 6A; Dwelling: 119 Family: 127; John Sherman Coulter & Family; Downloaded (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S68] United States Federal Census, Ward 2; 41; Roll: T625_1358 Page: 2B; Dwelling: 45 Family: 46; John Sherman Coulter & Family; Downloaded (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S68] United States Federal Census, Ward 2; 39; Roll: 1761 Page: 6A; Dwelling: 137 Family: 137; John Sherman Coulter & Family; Downloaded (Reliability: 2).