24. Jonathan Clark Coker
(1) died in 1884 in Clay Co., AL.
He was born 14 Oct 1796 (or 86?) in Laurens Co., SC. He has reference number
1796: Born in South Carolina. Later became a doctor. (Family tradition in LA
is that he was a botanist)*
1815: Johathan C. was taxed in Burgans District, Jackson County, GA., along
with James and Thomas Coker.
1828?: Married Frances.... (maybe Mayer Pentecost) born in GA in 1700.
1830: Son, Marian Coker, born in GA. Became a doctor and married Tamer Monroe,
born Sep 19, 1836. A son, Fletcher was born in 1859. (See 1860 Census below)
The 1870 census of Clay Co., AL (pg 213) lists (2 houses from Coker, J.J.): Coker,
Doctor, age 41, physician, real estate value $800, personal property value $400,
born GA, Coker, Lamee?, age 33, keeps house; Coker, William, age 11; Coker, Wesley,
age 9, Coker, Laconia?, age 6, Coker, Martha, age 1.
"Dr. M. J. Coker died on May 6, 1899." He was buried in Marble City
Cemetery, Talledega Co., AL. His wife, Tamer Monroe died in 1913 and is buried
beside him. A son, Westly T. Coker died June 30, 1938 and is buried in same cemetery;
also next is: Coker, Jamie Messer, born July 20, 1853, died Jan 27, 1920.
1837: Daughter Ann W. (or M.) Born in GA.
1840: US Census of AL lists no Jonathan Coker; but James Jasper Coker was born
on Aug 17 in Millerville, AL.
1850: US Census of Tallapoosa Co., AL (South of Clay Co.) on Nov 20 lists on
Coker, Johnathan, age 50, born SC; Coker, Frances, age 50, born GA; Coker, Ann
W. (or M.) age 13, born GA; Coker, James J., age 10, born AL.
1850-60: Apparently wife Frances died; Jonathan married Martha ..., born 1810
1860: US Census of Talladega Co., AL (West of Clay Co.) on pg 944:
Coker, Johnathan, age 64, physician, born in SC; real estate value: $700; personal
property value: $1000; Coker, Martha, age 50; Jasper, age 19, real estate value
300; Coker, Mary Luke, age 34; personal property value $500, born SC.
The next house listed is: Coker, Marion, age 30, physician, real estate value:
$300; personal property value: $300, born GA; Coker, La?mme or Tamer, age 24,
born NC; Coker, Fletcher, age 1.
1866: On July 14, JCC and wife Martha borrowed $275 in Talledega Co., AL "to
finish crops." They mortaged land to secure the loan.
1870: US Census of Clay Co., AL (pg 251) lists:
Coker, J.C., age 74, Farmer, real estate value $300, personal property value
$300; Coker, Martha, age 61, born SC; Coker, Luke Mary, age 43, born SC; Meek,
Anne, age 65 (black). Another census of "Heads of Households" includes:
"J.C. Coker" and "Doctor Coker."
This same census also lists on pg 213 lists: Coker, J.J., age 30, Artist, born
AL; Coker, Vicy, age 22, Keeps House.
1880: US Census of Clay Co., AL lists: Johnathon C. Coker.
1882: A Clay Co. deed on Jan 26 is from Jonathan C. Coker to Wilson.
1882-1890: Apparently Jonathan died; the 1890 US Census lists no Jonathan Coker
*Other LA traditional information is that Jonathan Clark Coker was born in 1812
and married a ....Davis (is this "Martha," his second wife?) His children
are said to include:
James Jasper Coker, born 8/17/1840
Jack Coker, born ca 1842
William Coker, born ca 1844
Son Coker, born ca 1846
Sarah Coker, born ca 1848 in Millerville, AL; married Woods.
Ann Coker, born ca 1850 in Sylacauga, AL; married Barnes.
Frances Coker, born ca 1852 in Opelika, Lee Co., AL; married Rickey.
. "In about 1837, in Meriwether County, Georgia, Isaac (Barnes), along with
Jonathan Clark Coker, served as administrator in the settlement of the
Meriwether County estate of Thomas Coker. Jonathan and Thomas Coker were
brothers and Isaac Barnes had some kinship with Thomas' wife, Precious Lovejoy
(Note: Precious Lovejoy was the aunt of Isaac's wife, Ruth Mobley.) Isaac and
Jonathan sold 118 acres of land on Beech Creek in Jackson County, Georgia
(Deed Bk. K, pg. 453). Thomas was a former resident of Jackson County. In the
sale of the estate, Isaac purchased one bay colt and ten cowhides. His son,
James Barnes, purchased three medical books, one rifle, and one length of
chain. The estate sale took place on 7 March 1837 in Meriwether County."
Elizabeth C. Jones of Montgomery, AL) (This data from Lynda price) He was married
to Frances Mayes Pentecost in 1817 in Jackson Co., GA.
25. Frances Mayes Pentecost
(1) was born on 24 Mar 1798 in Jackson Co., GA. She died in 1852 in
Tallapoosa Co., AL. Children were:
William Thomas Coker was born on 29 Mar 1820 in Jackson County, Georgia.
He died between 1860 and 1870 in CIVIL WAR.
Sarah Elizabeth Coker was born on 6 Aug 1824 in GA. She died on 24 Jan 1905
in Sylacauga, Talledega County, AL.
Delilah Frances Coker was born on 16 Dec 1826 in Coweta County, Georgia.
She died on 24 Apr 1910 in Sylacauga, Talledega County, AL.
Marian Jackson Coker(1) was born on
4 Jul 1828 in Coweta Co., GA. He was buried in 1899 in Marble City Cemetery,
Talledega Co., AL. He died on 6 May 1899 in Sylacauga,Talledega Co., AL. He
was a Physician.
Mary Ann Coker was born on 14 Jul 1829 in GA.
Luticia I. Coker was born on 16 Oct 1833 in GA. She died on 16 Jan 1898
in Mooreville, Falls County, Tex.
Annie Wesley Coker was born on 3 Jan 1837 in Coweta County, Georgia. She
died on 5 Mar 1910 in Sylacauga, Talledega County, AL.
James Jasper Coker.