January 22, 2005

More Data from My Files

This information is from the 1865 Sheriff's Census, originally
compiled by Nancy Maxwell, ISBN I-55613-885-7, library shelf
number G076.714 M465w:

C. B. Coffey, Washington Co., AR, Male, age 10-18
G. M. Coffey, Washington Co., AR, Male, age 0-10
D. W. Coffey, Washington Co., AR, Male, age 10-18
Margaret Coffey, Washington Co., AR, Female, 16+
W. A. Coffey, Washington Co., AR, Male, 18-21

1880 Tennessee Census, by county:

1880, Overton Co., Rachel Coffee, age 77; John, age 47, Thomas J.,
age 42; James M., age 13

1880, Overton Co., Columbus Coffee, age 7

1880, Overton Co., R. N. Coffee, male, age 57; Martha, age 55; Mary,
age 22; Jennie, age 20; Leona, are 16; Emma, age 16, Richard N., Jr., age 12

1880, Smith Co., S. W. Coffee, male, age 69; Minerva L., age 67;
William D., age 5

1880, Smith Co., William Coffee, age 23; Miles W., age 22

1880, Smith Co., L. A. Coffe , male, age 26; Serrepta, age 24;
Maggie L., age 8; Thomas S., age 7; Lemuel M., age 5; Jesse H., age 3;
Effie A., age 11 months

A Collection of Upper South Carolina Genealogical and
Family Records, Vol. II, by James E. Wooley; ISBN 0-89308-210-4

Joel Coffee, spouse Martha Cobb, no dates; Martha daughter of
John S. Cobb and Francis Smith; Cobb was born 1759, died 21
May 1841 in Pickens Dist., SC. Married Francis 29 Aug 1786 in
Spartenburg, SC

Edward Coffee, spouse Elizabeth (last name unknown); probate.
Coffee, Elizabeth, box 11, #138, Probate Judge's Office, Pickens,
SC. Wife of Edward was probably a daughter of James Nevill
whose will was proven in 1842. He bequeathed to them a negro
girl named Minerva

Jesse Coffee, Indenture, Clerk of Court Office, Anderson, SC. This
indenture made 19 Sept. 1795 between Jesse Coffee of Pendleton
Dist. and John Davis of the same, for and in consideration of 30 lb
paid by John Davis have granted, sold, bargained and released a
tract of land lying on Toogolo River containing 140 acres. The land
that Thomas Standage now lives on. Wit: Benj. Cleveland, Wm.
Cleveland; signed: Jessey X Coffee. Proved on oath of Benjamin
Cleveland before B. Earle, Clerk, on Jun. 30, 1796.

A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region, reprinted 1956:

Andrew J. Coffey, born Ashe Co., NC 1833; parents Cleveland and
Susan Hayes Coffey, both natives of NC. Moved to Hawkins Co., TN
with parents in early boyhood, and soon after to Grainger Co., TN.
His mother died some 50 years ago, and his father remarried soon
after, returned to NC, and died around 1866. Cleveland Coffey's father
was Jesse Coffey, who died in Burkes Co., NC. He was of Irish ancestry.
Children of Cleveland and Susan Coffey were Andrew J., William
(soldier of the Confederate Army, killed at Mission Ridge.

Andrew J. Coffey married 1 Sep. 1851 to Louise Hutchinson; Louise
was dau. of Jeremiah Hutchinson, born east TN and died Ozark Co.,
MO in 1871. Their children were: Athela M., married Y. T. Marritt;
Mary J., died young; Thomas J., died after reaching manhood; Susan
J., died in early womanhood; James T.; Andrew J., Jr.; Cleveland;
William W., died in infancy Jan. 11, 1872. Andrew married second
to Rachel, dau. of William and Mary Ann Imes, born TN. Their
children were: Joseph Ambrose; Louisa; Mahala; Avarille; Charles;
John A.; Frances M; Etha; Melissa; Albert. Coffeys arrived by wagon
train in Ozark Co., MO from TN

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