PETER COLEBANK, father of JAMES COALBANK, father of JANE COLEBANK HANEY, mother of THOMAS JEFFERSON COLEBANK, father of
ORA OCTAVE COLEBANK
Ora Octave Colebank was born November 14, 1873 in the Union District of Monongalia County, West Virginia to Margaret Stewart and Thomas Jefferson Colebank. He married Frances Linda Crawford, born February 25, 1879, on August 8, 1904 in Williston, Tennessee. Ora was a schoolteacher, a contractor and a farmer. Frances died on May 24, 1914 in Williston, Tennesee. She is buried in Asbury, Tennessee. In the 1920 federal census Ora had remarried a woman named Sallie E. or Sarah, born in 1879. In the 1930 census Ora and Sarah were living in District 167, District 2, Shelby County, Tennessee. Ora died on January 21,1944 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. He is buried in Memphis.
The children of Ora Octave Colebank and Frances Linda Crawford were:
Lawrence Octave Colebank - born on February 10, 1906. He married Edith Hunt, born January 16, 1904, and they lived near Williston, Tennessee and in Knoxville, Tennessee. They had at least one child, Frances Ann Colebank who married Paul Cromwell. Edith died January 28, 1994 and Lawrence died September 11, 1997.
Andrew Walker Colebank - born January 10, 1908 in Somerville, Tennessee. He married Celia B. Blasezyk. Andrew died on November 17, 1984. Andrew and Celia lived in Madison, Wisconsin and in San Antonio, Texas. (See Andrew Walker Colebank page)
John Willard Colebank - born May 17, 1912 in Fayette County, Tennessee. He married Mary Emma Callis, who was born in Germantown, Tennessee. John and Mary lived in Memphis, Tennesee. They had at least two children, John Carl Colebank and Mary Linda Colebank of Memphis, Tennessee. John Willard died in February 1984 and is buried in Memphis, Tennessee.
Ruth Aileen Colebank - Ruth married Rolfe T. Walker and they lived in Williston, Tennessee. They had at least two children, John Walker and Vivian J. Walker.