John Lewis Colebank was born October 19, 1871 in Stewartstown, Monongalia County,
West Virginia to parents Thomas Jefferson and Margaret Stewart Colebank. In 1895 John
married Elizabeth Alzona "Lizzie" Shank, born September, 1870 in Monongalia County, West
Virginia.  John listed himself as a teacher at a "free school" in the 1910 federal census of
the Union District of Monongalia County, West Virginia. Lizzie died in Monongalia County in
1938 and John died on October 1,1967. Both are buried in Eden United Methodist Church
Cemetery in Stewartstown, West Virginia.

The children of John Lewis and Lizzie Alzona Colebank were:

Elmer Gay Colebank -- born on November 3, 1897 in Stewartstown, West Virginia, died on
October 17, 1970. He is buried in Eden Cemetery.

Claude Colebank - born August 8, 1900. He married Ocie Hazel Brooks, born September
29, 1903 in Easton, West Virginia. Ocie died on October 30, 1989 and Claude died October
30, 1989. Both are buried in Eden United Methodist Church cemetery. (See
Claude
Colebank page)

Ocie M. Colebank Clayton - born on February 6, 1906 in Stewartstown, West Virginia. She
married Stephen D. Clayton, born in 1904). Stephen died in 1970 and Ocie died October 28,
1965. Their children were Charles Lewis Clayton, Louise Virginia Clayton, Ruth Elizabeth
Clayton, Letha Beverly Clayton, and Clifford Allen Clayton.

Thomas Lloyd Colebank - born on December 9, 1908  in Stewartstown, West Virginia. He
married Eleanor E. Brooks. Their children were Carl Allen Colebank, Norman Lee
Colebank, Lynda Sue Colebank and Nancy Colebank. Thomas died October 14, 1970 and
is buried in Mount Union Cemetery, Morgantown, West Virginia.
PETER COLEBANK, father of
JAMES COALBANK, father of
JANE COLEBANK HANEY, mother of
THOMAS JEFFERSON COLEBANK, father of

JOHN LEWIS COLEBANK
The headstone of John and Lizzie Colebank in Eden United Methodist Cemetery
The headstone of Elmer Gay Colebank in Eden Cemetery
The headstone of Claude and Ocie Colebank in  Eden Cemetery
The headstone of Ocie Colebank Clayton in Eden Cemetery
Death Record of Elmer Gay Colebank
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Birth Record of Claude Colebank (Click
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Death Record of Thomas Colebank
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Death Record of John Lewis
Colebank (Click to Enlarge)
John Lewis Colebank
Birth Record
Thomas Colebank /  Eleanor Brooks Marriage Certificate
Birth Record of Thomas Colebank
Elmer Gay Colebank Birth Record
John Lewis Colebank / Lizzie Shanks
Marriage Certificate
Death Record of Lizzie Shanks Colebank