August 17, 2006

Clark W. Coffey

Clark was a son of John D. and Mary Margaret Walton Coffey. He was born in Madison Co., KY in 1904, and died in that county on Jul. 13, 1974. He married Zelma Lee Marshall, born Oct. 12, 1904 in Madison Co., died Sep. 25, 1984, on Jan. 22, 1925. They had at least two children: Louise, born c1926, and William, born c1927.

Census, 1930, Madison Co., Union Twp., ED10, Sheet 2A, dwelling/family 31, Coffee , Clark, head, rents, $5, male, white, age 25, married at age 21, born KY, parents born KY, farmer; Zelma, wife, female,white, age 25, married at age 21, born KY; Louise, dau., female, white, age 4, born KY; William, son, male, white, age 3, born KY

John and Mary Margaret had at least 12 children; Clark was the ninth and sixth of eight sons. His siblings were:

- John Dillard, born Dec. 16, 1892 in Jinks, Estill Co.

John Dillard Coffey registered for the draft in Madison Co., KY on Jun. 5, 1917. He was of medium height and slender build with grey eyes and light colored hair. He was 24 yrs. old, and gave his birthdate as Dec. 16, 1892 at Jinks, Estill Co., KY. He was unmarried, and a share farmer with John Doty at Rt. 3, Richmond, KY. He claimed parents and siblings as partially dependent on him for support.

- David, born Aug. 5, 1894 in Jinks

David Coffey registered for the draft in Madison Co., KY on Jun. 5, 1917. He was of medium height and slender build with dark brown eyes and light colored hair. He was 22 yrs old., born Aug. 5, 1894 in Jinks, Estill Co., KY. He was a share farmer with John Doty of Rt. 3, Richmond, KY. He was single and listed parents and siblings as partially dependent on his support. He signed the registration card with his mark.

- Betty L., born Nov. 1895 in KY
- James A., born Oct. 1896 in KY
- Mirty A., born Oct., 1896 in KY
- Hobart, born May 1899 in KY
- Betty F., born c1902 in KY
- Alma, born c1903 in KY
- Clark
- George P., born c1907 in KY
- Robert H., born c1908 in KY
- Beulah B., born c1910 in KY

Parents John and Elizabeth can be found the 1870 through 1900 Estill Co. Federal Census. Mary Margaret was the daughter of Marcus Lafayette and Rachel Hopkins Walton of Estill Co.

Clark is the only child for whom I have any descendant information. Please contact me if you have additional information or corrections to any of the above.

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