Herbert John Coles1

#1124, b. 24 Jan 1892, d. 6 Jun 1961
Last Edited:7 Mar 2015
FatherJohn Smith Coles2 b. 21 Oct 1861, d. 28 Nov 1946
MotherClara Kate Mills2 b. about 1871, d. 11 Feb 1918
RelationshipGrandson of Benjamin Lippincott Coles Sr.

Outline of Life Events:

BirthHerbert John Coles was born on 24 Jan 1892 at Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA.3,1,2
Census1910, sonHerbert Coles (given age 17) was enumerated as the son of John S. Coles (given age 48) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA.3
DraftRegHerbert John Coles was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in Egan, Acadia Parish, LA. He was a laborer working for the public in Egan. Herbert was described as being of medium height and slender build, with blue eyes and light hair, and was single with no dependents.1
ResidenceAt the time of his death in 1961, Herbert John Coles lived in Kountze, Hardin County, TX.2
DeathHe died at age 69 on 6 Jun 1961 at Schlesenger Nursing Home in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.2
BurialHe was buried at Allison Cemetery in near Warren, Tyler County, TX.2


  1. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  2. [S1152] Death certificate for Herbert John Coles. Online Jefferson.
  3. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.