Franklin M TUGMAN Dona May TUGMAN Dora L TUGMAN Paul Willie TUGMAN Dorothy Alice TUGMAN Mini tree diagram

Willie D COFFEY6,1,2,3,2,4,3,5,7

23rd Nov 18851,2,2,3,4,3,5 - 26th Jul 19654,3,5

Life History

23rd Nov 1885

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas.1,2,2,3,4,3,5

21st Jan 1906

Married Franklin M TUGMAN in Southern District, Indian Territory.1,2

27th Jan 1907

Birth of daughter Dona May TUGMAN in Ravia, Johnston, Oklahoma.1,7,5,4

13th May 1909

Birth of daughter Dora L TUGMAN in Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma.3

23rd Jul 1912

Birth of son Paul Willie TUGMAN in Caddo County, Oklahoma.3,5

27th Jan 1917

Birth of daughter Dorothy Alice TUGMAN in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma.7,4

before Feb 1921

Death of Franklin M TUGMAN.2

10th Apr 1943

Death of son Paul Willie TUGMAN in McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas.3,5

26th Jul 1965

Died in McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas.4,3,5

Arteriosclerotic heart disease and generalized arteriosclerosis

28th Jul 1965

Buried in Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas.3,5


  • Her name is found spelled different ways.  It seems the most common way I find it in family genealogies is Coffey.  Willy married Franklin Tugmon/Tugman about 1906.

    Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995
    F M Tugman of Pontotoc, Indian Territory, age 22
    Willie Coffey of Pontotoc, Indian Territory, age 20
    Age 22, Birth Date abt 1884
    License issued 15 Jan 1906 Southern District, Indian Territory (now Carter County, Oklahoma)
    Marriage 21 Jan 1906 Southern District, Indian Territory
    Ceremony performed by A B C Debnam, Minsiter of the Gospel
    Recorded 26 January 1906

    1910 Federal Census, Stephens County, Oklahoma, 20 April, Richland Township, District 245, page 4A, Hse/Fam #Not Given
    Tugman, Frank  Head M W  23  Married 4 yrs TX TN TN Farm Labor Rents
    Tugman, Willy Wife  F W  24  Married 4 yrs 2 children/1 living AR TN AR
    Tugman, May Dau  F W 3 Single OK TN AR
    Tugman, Fredie Boarder M W 14 Single OK TN TN Farm Labor

    Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000
    Willie Blackburn
    Death 26 Jul 1965 Hidalgo County
    Marital status Widowed

    After Frank died, Willie remarried, in 1921.

    Oklahoma, County Marriage Records, 1890-1995
    Willie Coffee [sic], Age 34 (b abt 1887), resident of Wilson [Carter County], Oklahoma
    A L Blackburne, Age 38 (b abt 1883), resident of Wilson, Carter County, Oklahoma
    License Application 26 February 1921
    Marriage 28 February 1921 Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
    Ceremony by J E James, Baptiwst Minister, near WIlson,
    Carter County, Oklahoma, in the presence of mr I O Ezell of Wilson and Mrs Mary Alders and Mrs Cora Hudson of Wilson.
    Recorded 3 March 1921 Carter County Marriage Book, p 153

    Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982
    Willie C Blackburn
    Age 79, Widowed
    Birth 23 November 1885 Little Rock, Arkansas
    Residence 308 N 11th St, Mcallen, Hidalgo, Texas, USA for 35 years
    Housewife, SSN 450-01-4002
    Father Thomas Coffee [sic]
    Mother Sally Evans
    Informant Mrs B L Daskam Jr, Daughter
    Death 26 July 1965 at home
    Cause of Death Arteriosclerotic heart disease and generalized arteriosclerosis
    Burial 28 July 1965 in Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Texas, by Kreidler Funeral Home, McAllen
    Filed 26 July 1965, filed State 11 August 1965

    Willie D Blackburn
    BIRTH 23 Nov 1885 Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
    DEATH 26 Jul 1965 (aged 79) McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
    Son Paul W Tugman 1912-1943
    BURIAL Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas, Block 4
    Created by Annette Epps Alva 28 Sep 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 42504389,

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