June 22, 2005

From my files: Coffee/y in Pennsylvania - Part II

David Coffey - Born 1831-33; Married Sarah Barnes, c1820-30. Children: John, born c1845; Mary Ann, born c1847; Hannah, born c1850; David C., born c1853; Nancy, born c1856; William, born c1858, Thomas, born c1862; and Ulysses, born c1866. [CCC, Jun., 1994 and Jun., 1995]

Thomas Gordon Coffy (sic) - Born 1820 Cumberland Co.; in Wisconsin Territory, Iowa Co. in Apr. 1844. In 1850 living in Grant Co., WI. Parents were William and Mary Ann Gordon Coffy [CCC Dec., 1993]

James Coffey - Married Mary Highlands, May 31, 1825, Cumberland Co. PA [IGI]

Ann Parthener Coffey - Born 1829 [CCC, Sep., 1993]

John Coffey - Married Elizabeth Rank. Elizabeth born Mar. 31, 1832 and died before 1908.

Eliza Coffee - Married George (Steele) Matthews in Cumberland Co., 1834. They were members of the Presbyterian Church in Shippensburg, PA.

George F. Coffee - Died at age 68; son of Thomas A. of Philadelphia who died Dec. 20, 1845 at age 33. [CCC, Dec., 1993; Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy]

Elizabeth Letitia Coffee - Born Apr. 8, 1853 in Philadelphia; married Frederick Young, born Nov. 4, 1841 in NY. First child was Kate Young, born Mar. 31, 1869 in Philadelphia. Second child was William F. Young, born 1873 in Philadelphia. Family later moved to Niles, MI.

John Coffee - 1861, member of 1st PA Regiment
John Coffee - 1861, member of 6th PA Regiment
[General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, NARA, 1934, Micro Copy No. T-288, Roll 31, index cards 5600 and 5601 respectively]

John Coffee; Patrick Coffee; Alexander Coffey; Mary M. Coffee - 1870 PA Mortality Schedule

Edward Coffey - Pittsburg newspaper report concerns the murder of police officer by Edward; Edward died in prison Jan. 24, 1888 [CCC Jun., 1994 and Dec., 1995]

William Augustus Coffey - Born Apr. 9, 1886 in Scranton; son of Nathaniel Seldon Coffey and Elizabeth McMannus. Married Lottie May Jamison who was born Sep. 25, 1888.

Richard H. Coffey - Died Jul. 7, 1910 in Philadelphia; married Eliza Spencer. Children were William Westley, born Oct. 27, 1883, died Jan. 11, 1961, married Ella Irene Leyrer; Louis Coffey; Maud Coffey; Anna Coffey; Burton Coffey; James Coffey, married Marion Warfield and moved to Long Island, NY; Richard Coffey, moved to Long Island; Dorothy Coffey, married Frank Brooks

Mary Coffey - Mother of Charles H. Long, PFC, MD Cp. Hops 56, buried in Oisne-Aisne Cemetery, France.
Mrs. Emma Coffey - Mother of Joseph E. Coffey of Erie, PA. member of Co. C., 16th Infantry, buried at Meuse-Argonne Cemetery, France. [WW1 European Pilgrimage - a list of mothers and widows of American soldiers, sailers and marines entitled to make a pilgrimage to war cemeteries in Europe, printed by GPO, 1930]

Robet F. Coffey - 1st Lt., USA, 115th Inf. Regt., 29th Inf. Div., entered service from PA and died Jun. 8, 1944. Buried in Plot H, Row 17, Grave 8, Normandy American Cemetery, St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France; awarded Silver Star and Purple Heart.
James J. Coffey - Cpl., US Army, 310th Inf. Regt., 78th Inf. Div., entered service from PA and died Mar. 4, 1945. Buried in Plot D., Row 6, Grave 46, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium. [American Battle Monuments Commission] [The ABMC can be found at http://www.abmc.gov/ and is searchable by name for WWI, WWII, and Korean War American service men buried abroad]

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