March 24, 2006

Pauline Orr Coffee

[The following appeared in the Sep., 1992 Coffey Cousins' newsletter, No. 48, p11. Pauline was the wife of Cabinis Coffey, born Nov. 6, 1811, probably in KY, and died Dec. 17, 1878 probably in IL. He and Pauline were married Dec. 6, 18341 in Morgan Co., IL.2 Cabiness was the son of Ananias (Nias) Coffey and Jane Hindman. I do not have any information on their descendants, and would appreciate hearing from anyone researching this family.]

Obituary from Cass Co., IL Historical Society newsletter of Jun. 1992

Ashland Sentinel, Jan, 29, 1888. Died at the residence of Lewellyin Davy of Oregon Precinct, Jan. 18, of dropsey of the heart, Mrs. Pauline Coffee, age 70. She was born in Green Co., KY, Aug. 1, 1817. Her father died when she was six and she and her mother later removed to Morgan Co., IL in 1832. She married Cabinis Coffee Nov. 17, 1834. He died Dec. 17, 1878. They had seven children. Two survived Pauline: Mrs. Frank Davy and Mrs. L. Davis. Buried next to husband at Page-William Cemetery.

1 Note difference in marriage dates
2 Illinois Marriages to 1850, Ancestry.com

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