Ernest John COOMBE

687. Ernest John COOMBE, son of William Bailey COOMBE and Elizabeth Ann OLIVER, was born in 12 March 1891 in Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan.

Ernest J aged 9 who was an Attendee at School appeared in the census on 1 June 1900 at 223 F Street, Iron Mountain. He was living with his parents William [35] whose occupation was Miner and Elizabeth [38] and his siblings Francis C [11] who was also Attending School, Frederick [8], Wilfred [4], Doras May [1] and Baby Sister [0].

Ernest J aged 19 a Machinist in an Iron Mine Shop appeared in the census on 15 April 1910 at 223 West D Street Iron Mountain aged 19. He was living with his parents William [45] whose occupation was Captain in an Iron Mine and Elizabeth A [48] and his siblings Frederick [17] a Pump Man in the Iron Mine, Wilfred [14], Dorice M [11], Minnie J [9] and Clyde [5].

Ernest along with his brother Fred was an Informant at the registration of the death of Francis C COOMBE who died on 23 June 1914 in Iron Mountain. The death was registered on 25 June 1914 he lived in Iron Mountain.

Ernest J married Esther V NELSON on 14 August 1920 in Iron Mountain when he was 29 and she was 28. The marriage was witnessed by Wilfred & Doris Coombe. The ceremony was performed by Wm. B. Weaver.

Esther V NELSON, daughter of Nels NELSON and Kristina LARSDOTTER, was born on 16 July 1889 in Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan, USA.

Ernest J aged 48 a Wood Worker and Ester A [47] appeared in the 1940 U.S. census at 600 Main Street, Iron Mountain. Living with them were their children. (Census Place: Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan; Roll: m-t0627-01746; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 22-9)

Ernest John died on 27 November 1966 in East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He was buried in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Belding, Ionia County, Michigan.

Esther N died on 19 October 1978 in Greenville, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA. She was buried in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Gravestone image: Ernest John 1891 - 1966 and Esther V Nelson Coombe 1891 - 1978Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 21 September 2020), memorial page for Ernest John Coombs (12 Mar 1891–27 Nov 1966), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6370434, citing Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding, Ionia County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 24254493).

Esther V NELSON and Ernest John COOMBS had at least two children.