Frances and Eliza Coult

1836-1935, 1866-1935

Mother and sister of Margaret Coult.  Wife and daughter of Joseph Coult, Newark counsel.

Frances lived to be 99 and was active in Christ Reformed Chuch in Newark and enjoyed bridge. She was born and taught school in Sussex County. (Image is Frances from Newark News). 

Eliza was born in Lafayette but graduated Newark Normal School in 1884, when her essay was featured at the graduation ceremony. She taught in the school system for 47 years and was Vice Principal of Summer Ave. School.

Frances and Eliza died with 24 hours of each other on Jul 25th and 26th 1935.


“Woman 99 Follows Daughter in Death in Period of 24 Hours” Courier News Jul 27, 1935

” Mrs. Frances Coult Dies Day After Her DaughterNewark News July 26, 1935, pg. 1

“Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Coult” Newark Star May 26, 1909

Reports of City Officers, 1884