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C. W. Coe
Born March 8, 1831
C. W. COE, Postmaster, Anamosa; is a native of New Haven Co., Conn., and was born March 8, 1831; when 7 years of age, his parents removed to Illinois, and he grew up to manhood in that State; he came to Iowa in 1855, and located in Linn Co., and remained there twelve years, then came to Jones Co.; in 1869, he was appointed Postmaster of Anamosa, and has held that office for the past ten years; he has also held town and school offices; during the war, he enlisted in the 20th I.V.I., Co. F; he remained in the service about two years, and was discharged on account of sickness; there were five brothers, all in the army, and all came out safe. In January, 1857, Mr. Coe was united in marriage to Miss Phoebe Crawford, a native of Ohio; they have two children—one daughter, Louise, engaged in teaching, and one son, Frank, clerk in the post office with his father.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 552.


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