Adelia Robin Coles1,2

#1031, b. 11 Aug 1874, d. 8 May 1939
Last Edited:24 Nov 2012
FatherBenjamin Lippincott Coles Sr. b. 29 Aug 1801, d. 25 Feb 1883
MotherSophia Gergensen b. 25 Dec 1835, d. 9 Aug 1898
RelationshipDaughter of Benjamin Lippincott Coles Sr.

Children of Adelia Robin Coles and Louis Preston Burcham

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthAdelia Robin Coles was born on 11 Aug 1874 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.2,1
Census1880, daughterAmandra Coles (given age 6) was enumerated as a daughter of Benjamine Coles (given age 79) on the 1880 Census, living in St. Martin Parish, LA.3
Marriage LicenseAdelia Robin Coles and Louis Preston Burcham obtained a marriage license on 12 Apr 1892 at St. Martin Parish, LA.4
MarriageAdelia Robin Coles married Louis Preston Burcham on 13 Apr 1892 at Methodist Episcopal Church at Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA. Their marriage was solemnized by Rev. Thomas Webb, Methodist minister. Witnesses were B. L. Coles and E. J. Coles.4,2
Census1910Delia Burcham (given age 36) was enumerated as the wife of L. P. Burcham (given age 48) on the 1910 Census, living at Wilbert, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.5
Census1920Delia Burcham (given age 45) was enumerated as the wife of L. P. Burcham (given age 58) on the 1920 Census, living at Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.6
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 45, when her husband, Louis Preston, died on 15 May 1920 at Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.7,8
Census1930Delia C. Burcham (given age 55) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Also living in the house was her son(s) Benton. She was widowed, and owned their home which was valued at $7,000.9
DeathAdelia Robin Burcham died at age 64 on 8 May 1939 in Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.8,2,10
BurialShe was buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Her grave is located in Section 4, Lot 144, where she shares a headstone with her husband.10

Citations:

  1. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  2. [S1] Holy Bible. Hartford: Silus Andrus and Son, 1853. Benjamin Lippincott Coles Family. Held by Henrietta Stumpf, Arkansas.
  3. [S249] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S464] Original Marriage Record.
  5. [S871] 1910 U.S. census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S295] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S872] Louis Preston Burcham. Death notice. Held by Henrietta Stumpf, Little Rock, AR, USA.
  8. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  9. [S294] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com