William Coker

Male 1821 - 1864  (43 years)


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  • Name William Coker 
    Nickname River Bill 
    Birth ca 1821  Arkansas Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sugar Loaf twp  
    Census 1850  Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 Census for Marion County, Arkansas,
    1850 Census for Marion County, Arkansas,
    117/118 Yokum, William...21...head...twin of Jacob Yokum below
    _____, Nancy.....17...wife
    _____, Winney.... 1...daughter
    118/119 Yokum, Jacob...21...head...twin of Wm Yokum above
    _____, Emilene....21...wife
    120/121 Yokum, Asa.......25...head
    _____, Eliza.....25...wife
    _____, Sarah..... 5...daughter
    _____, Michael... 3...son
    _____, John...... 2...son
    121/122 Coker, William...32...head
    ____, Sarah Ann....25...wife
    ____, Lucinda D.... 4...daughter
    ____, Winney....... 2...daughter
    ____, Sarah Jane... 1...daughter
    Census 1860  Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sugarloaf twp, Dubuque PO, p 138 [stamped 671], dwelling/family 958/1, farmer age 38, real estate value $4010; personal property value $11,640; b. Arkansas; enumerated 1 Aug 1860 by Wm C. Mitchell. 
    • The United States of America. Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives, 1860. (NARA microfilm M653 roll 46)
    Military 1861  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    14th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. Participated in Battle of Pea Ridge, Shiloh, Corinth, and Port Hudson. 
    Confederate Regiment Organized in Boone County[, Arkansas]
    Confederate Regiment Organized in Boone County[, Arkansas]
    The Fourteenth Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. was organized in August, 1861, by State senator William C. Mitchell near old Lead Hill Cemetery in Boone County. This article describes the organization and enlistment of the men, supplies gathered and their participation in the battle of Pea Ridge and future battles during the Civil War. [Source: Boone County Historian Volume III, No. 1 (Harrison, AR: Boone County Historical & Genealogy Society, 1980), 14-22.]
    Occupation Farmer Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 30 Jul 1864  Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Mullings Family Cemetery, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Coker is buried in the northern crypt, on the SE edge of the cemetery, his crypt is adjoining his father Edward. When the Ozarks Genealogical Society was recording the cemetery records of Greene County, Missouri, John D. Gifford recorded William River Bill" Coker name from the list of Mullings Cemetery graves.
    William 'River Bill' Coker
    William "River Bill" Coker
    Husband of (1) Margaret Holt (2) Mary Ann Orr. Son of Edward & Winnie (Yocham) Coker.
    Person ID I1431  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2022 

    Father Edward Coker,   b. ca 1802, Bedford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Oct 1864, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Winnie Yocham,   b. ca 1803, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1860, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1821  Arkansas Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Holt,   b. 18 Dec 1821, Cannon Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Oct 1861, North Fork, Taney Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
    +1. George Washington Coker,   b. 16 Mar 1850, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Jun 1929, San Diego, San Diego Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years)
    +2. Winnie Coker,   b. 28 Jul 1852, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Oct 1935, Boone Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years)
    +3. Edward Coker,   b. 30 Aug 1856, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Aug 1924, Howell Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)
     4. Mary Nina Coker,   b. ca 1859, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Coker   d. Infancy Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Coker
    Family ID F764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 

    Family 2 Mary Ann Orr,   b. 14 Jan 1827, Lead Hill, Boone Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Jan 1898, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Marriage ca 1861  Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Cassandra Coker,   b. ca 1862   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2022 

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - ca 1821 - Arkansas Territory, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 14th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. Participated in Battle of Pea Ridge, Shiloh, Corinth, and Port Hudson. - 1861 - Civil War Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - - Farmer Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 30 Jul 1864 - Greene Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Mullings Family Cemetery, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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