June 16, 2006

John D. and Mary Margaret Walton Coffey

John was born in Kentucky in Jan. 1862, a son of John T. and Elizabeth Jane Walton Coffey. He married Mary Margaret Walton (relationship to Elizabeth not known) Oct. 10, 1889 in Estill Co., KY. Mary was born in KY in May, 1870. John died Dec. 3, 1909 in Estill Co. Mary Margaret's death date is unknown.

The family can be found in the 1900 Estill Co., Red Lick, Dist. 6, ED28, Sheet 7A, dwelling 120, family 121. Margaret can be found in the 1910 Estill Co., Red Lick, Dist. 5, ED47, Sheet 11B, dwelling/family 217 where she was enumerated as a widow with 11 children in the home.

In each of the above census records, the family name is spelled Coffee.

Mary gave birth to at least 12 children:

Dillard J., born Apr. 1893
David C., born Aug., 1894
Berty L. (son), born Nov., 1895
James A., born Oct., 1896
Mirty A., born Oct., 1896
Hobart, born May, 1899
Betty F., born c1902
Alma, born c1903
Clark W., born c1904
George P., born c1907
Robert H., born c1908
Beulah B., born c1910

The only child for whom I have additional information is Clark W. He married Selma Lee Marshall on Jan. 22, 1925. She was born Oct. 12, 1904 in Madison Co., KY. Clark died in 1984; Zelma in 1974. Together they had at least two children: Louise, born c1926 and William, born c1927. This family can be found in the 1930 Madison Co., KY census, Union Twp., ED10, Sheet 2A, dwelling/family 31.

Please contact me if you have additional information on this family.

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