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Coffman / Kaufman / Kawfman

The  Shelby  Democrat
June 3, 1915
Page 1
Esther Kawfman Ten Years
Old Yesterday -- Twenty-
Four Present.
(From Wednesday's Daily.)
          Esther,  the charming little daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kawfman,  of west Taylor street, was tendered a very pleasant surprise yesterday afternoon by twenty-four of her little friends, who had gathered at her home to help her celebrate the tenth anniversary of her birth.  The hours were from two to six and if there was one minute during that period that all the little ladies were not enjoying themselves to the utmost, it failed to be seen.
          Games and contests on the lawn provided diversion for the guests until Mr. Rain drove them into the house, where the merriment pro- [the article continues]. Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Indianapolis  Star
April 15, 1910
Page 4   Column 4
          The acts of a faithful house dog saved  Samuel Kawfman,  fruit dealer, and his wife and children from possible death and also enabled the fire department to reach the home in time to control a fire after two rooms had been burned away.  The dog jumped into Kawfman's bed and aroused him.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla

The  Shelby  Democrat
January 8, 1891
          Fannie Coffman has brought suit on note against  Solomon Coffman and the estate of  Henry Coffman, deceased, in the sum of $250.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
May 8, 1879
          KAUFMAN -- On the 2d day of May, 1879, in this city, of congestion of the brain, infant son of  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kaufman.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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