Frederick COOMBS

688. Frederick COOMBS, son of William Bailey COOMBE and Elizabeth Ann OLIVER, was born on 3 September 1892 in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Frederick aged 8 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, Ernest J [9], Wilfred [4], Doras May [1] and Baby Sister [0].

Frederick aged 17 a Pump Man in the Iron Mine 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 Ernest J [19] a Machinist in an Iron Mine Shop, Wilfred [14], Dorice M [11], Minnie J [9] and Clyde [5].

Fred along with his brother Ernest 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

Fred married Edith LARSON on 16 January 1919 in Iron Mountain when he was 26 and she was 22. The marriage was witnessed by Elmer Larson & Doris Coombe. The ceremony was performed by Joseph H Oatey, Methodist Minister.

Edith LARSON, daughter of Gustaf C LARSON and Ida Josephine PERSON, was born in 1899 in Iron Mountain.

Fred aged 27 a Stationary Engineer and Edith [21] were living at 122 Sixth Street, Iron Mountain. Living with them was their child. (Census Place: Iron Mountain Ward 1, Dickinson, Michigan; Roll: T625_762; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 78)

During the 1930 American census Fred O aged 37 a Stationary Engineer in an Iron Ore Mine and Edith [31] were living at 307 Fourth St., Iron Mountain. Living with them was their children. (Census Place: Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0007;)

During the 1940 American census Fred aged 47 a Laborer and Edith [41]. 303 Fourth St., Iron Mountain. Living with them was their children. (Census Place: Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan; Roll: m-t0627-01746; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 22-10)

Fred died on 22 September 1942 in Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA. He was buried in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.

Fred Coombs, 50, former Iron Mountain resident, died at 10 yesterday morning at the Riverview Sanitarium. He is survived by 2 sons: Jack, Great Lakes, Illinois & Douglas, Iron Mountain; his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Coombs, Iron Mountain; 2 sisters, Mrs. James Mitchell, Iron Mountain & Mrs. Gunnard Hallgren, Norway; 2 brothers, Clyde, Iron Mountain & Ernest, Detroit.
Burial will be in Cemetery Park.
(September 23, 1942, Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan.) [Courtesy of klh]

Above text from: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 21 September 2020), memorial page for Fred Coombs (3 Sep 1892–22 Sep 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 179037674, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .

Edith died during 1962 and was buried in the Iron Mountain Park.

Gravestone image: Edith Larson Coombs 1899 - 1862Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 21 September 2020), memorial page for Edith Larson Coombs (1899–1962), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100122286, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .

 

Edith LARSON and Frederick COOMBS had at least two children.