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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Caroline Coggins
Mrs. Caroline Coggins of East Front street died of paralysis Saturday morning. She was 77 years old. The funeral was held Monday
afternoon at the house and was conducted by Rev. S. H. Thompson of the Presbyterian church. The body was buried at Little silver.
Mrs. Coggins was born near Freehold and when she was quite young her folks moved to a farm on the Rumson road. She married Horace
Coggins, a nearby farmer, when she was eighteen years old. About ten years after their marriage she and her husband moved to Red
Bank, where Mr. Coggins opened a grocery store. They moved to Long Branch a few years later and Mr. Coggins opened a grocery store
there. About thirty years ago Mr. Coggins died at Long Branch and Mrs. Coggins then moved to Red Bank, where she had lived ever
since. Mrs. Coggins had been a member of the Presbyterian church for over thirty years. She is survived by two children, Mrs.
Thomas Chadwick of Red Bank and William Coggins of New York. She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Morris of Red Bank and
Mrs. Rulief P. Smock of Freehold.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Aug 21, 1901
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