September 18, 2005
Hugh Coffey was born Apr. 9, 1784 in the Waxhaw Settlement of South Carolina. He died May 7, 1861 in Lafayette Co., MS. He was married to Margaret Walker in 1806, a daughter of Andrew Walker and Sarah Crye. Margaret was born Oct. 1, 1789 in North Carolina and died Nov. 4, 1854 in MS. Hugh's father and other ancestors are not yet known.
Hugh and Margaret had 11 children: Sarah Crye, 1807-1826; James W., 1809-1810; John W., 1811-1839; Harris, 1814-1874; Agnes Nancy, 1816-; Andrew Boyd, 1818-1884; Elizabeth W., 1821-1857; Easter Louise, 1824-1857; Sarah Jane, 1827-; James Alexander, 1830-1907; and Mary Crye, 1832-1842.
The son Andrew Boyd Coffey died May 19, 1884 in Lafayette Co., MS. He was married to Harriet M. Barry on Aug. 7, 1851 in Lafayette Co. Harriet was the daughter of Richard Barry and Margaret Kilgore. Harriet was born Apr. 28 1835 in South Carolina, and died 1915 in Davis, Murray Co., OK.
Andrew and Harriet were the parents of 11 children: Margaret E., 1852-1852; Millard Fillmore, 1854-1917; Andrew Hugh, 1856-1925; James R., 1856-1878; William Harris, 1859-1940; Maude Bee, 1861-1926; Margaret Magnolia, 1864-1956; Lavinia, 1866-; John Alexander, 1868-1903; Benjamin Barry, 1871-1966; and Eugene Franklin, 1873-.
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The researcher Terri Stern*, and I would like to hear from anyone researching this Coffey line.
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