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Coffman, Aaron

Born: 1801-1810

Flourished: 1836-1843 Sangamon County, Illinois

Coffman moved to Sangamon County, Illinois, sometime before 1836. He retained Abraham Lincoln several times over the years to represent him in legal suits. In 1840, Coffman had six other people living in his household.

Hawthorn v. Wooldridge, Coffman v. Smith, Malone v. Coffman & Coffman and VanBergen v. Witmer et al., Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis, et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 11.