1877 - 1968
1869 - 1947
Buried Bells Mines Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky, near the Union County line. Tombstone photographed 20 May 2015.
Rosa Owen and John M. Coker married 14 November 1899 Gallatin County, Illinois.
Rosa Owen was the daughter of John G. and Lydia Owen and she appears in their household in 1880, along with her brother, Lemuel Owen, and uncle Eugen Owen. Rosa died 4 March 1968 at age 90. 
According to his death certificate, John M. Coker was born 10 September 1868 Hopkins County, Kentucky to Joseph Coker (born Tennessee) and Margaret Like (birth place unknown), and died 12 December 1947 Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky. 
John M. Coker and his wife "Rosie," along with two adult daughters and six grandchildren, were living in Bells Mines area in 1940.
 Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, Ancestry.com.
 1880 Union County, Kentucky census, Boardley Pct., Roll 444, p. 654B, E.D. 038, Ancestry.com.
 Kentucky Death Index 1911-2000, Rosa Coker, Ancestry.com.
 Kentucky Death Certificate #27933, John M. Coker, Ancestry.com.
 1940 Crittenden County, Kentucky census, Bells Mines Pct. #7, Roll m-t0627-01297, p. 2A, E.D. 28-13, John M. Coker household, Ancestry.com.
Published 20 Aug 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/