Chapman McClain Coles1

#1129, b. 8 Jan 1905, d. 11 Apr 1935
Last Edited:28 Feb 2012
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:

BirthChapman McClain Coles was born on 8 Jan 1905 at Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, LA.2,3
Census1910, sonChapman Coles (given age 5) was enumerated as the son of John S. Coles (given age 48) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA.3
MarriageChapman McClain Coles married Hettie Lucile Tompkins.2
ResidenceAt the time of his death in 1935, Chapman McClain Coles and his wife, Lucile, lived at 1710 Fifteenth Street in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX. They had been living in Port Arthur for about twelve years.2
DeathC. M. Coles died at age 30 of accidental electrocution on 11 Apr 1935 at the Gulf Refining Company Plant in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.2
BurialHe was buried at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Groves, Jefferson County, TX.2


  1. [S181] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Online
  2. [S1141] Death certificate for C M Coles. Online Jefferson.
  3. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.