From 'Fanning the Embers', published 1971, Range Rider Reps, Miles City, Montana
By Mrs. Gail Webster
David Coey and Johannah Kokelday were married in Minnesota. David Coey was born in Ohio. Johannah Coey was born in Ger
I many and she came with her parents to the United States when she was five years old.
After they were married they moved to the western part of Montana and then later to Thurlow, Mont., where they bought a homestead.
They had 12 children, eight girls and four boys. At the present there are only three girls and one boy living. Clarence is retired and lives in Miles City; Freada lives in Seattle, Wash.; Elizabeth lives in El Cajon, Calif., and Myrtle is married to Gail Webster and lives in Miles City. They have three daughters.