Mary Jane Coate

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Mary Jane Coate (Coppock)

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Bush River
Death: 1823 (79)
Union, Miami, Ohio, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William "Moses" Coppock and Martha Coppock
Wife of Marmaduke Coate
Mother of Stephen Coate; Susanna Coate; Estella Coate; Esther Coate; Henry Coate and 7 others
Sister of Rebekah Evans (Coppock); Phebe Pugh; Martha Tomlinson (Coppock); James Coppock and (Unknown) Coppock

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About Mary Jane Coate

In the book, "Genealogy of the Herbert Hoover Family," by the Helda Hoover Family, 1967, there is a paragraph which refers to a Marmaduke Coate "...ransomed Mary Coppock from the Indians who had captured her with her brothers and sisters, after killing their mother while their father was away." It also reports Marmaduke (born 1733 in South Carolina, died in Miama County, Ohio, September 25, 1822) married Mary Coppock in 1754. {ELT 9/10/2008}

Mary was a captive of the Indians, (the Tuscaroras Tribe of the Neuse River, near Granville County, NC) Corn Planter tribe of Pennsylvania for 16 years. Marmaduke bought her from them in the year of 1764 for the price of a horse, saddle, and Bridle. Mary Jane was Pregnant with her first child, Esther, who was born and died 28 APR 1764, the day Marmaduke and Mary Jane married (Source: Rodger Smith).

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Mary Jane Coate's Timeline

November 6, 1743
Bush River
Age 13
Age 14
Age 18
September 3, 1766
Age 22
Bush River Mm, Newberry, South Carolina, USA
September 5, 1768
Age 24
Newberry County, South Carolina, United States
August 18, 1770
Age 26
August 28, 1772
Age 28
December 11, 1774
Age 31
Newberry, South Carolina, USA