Lewis Jasper Coffey was born Oct. 6, 1860 in North Carolina to Eli and Louisa Caroline Storie Coffey. He died Dec. 15, 1947 in Pettis Co., MO.
Eli was born c1813, a son of James and Delilah Ferguson Coffey. Louisa was a daughter of Eli and Mary (Polly) Carlton Storie, and was born Apr. 1831 in NC, died after 1910 in MO.
Lewis' siblings were James, born c1853; Joshua, born c1854; Louisa C., born Sep. 12, 1856, died Feb. 19, 1942 and Isaac Milton, born c1858.
Lewis Jasper and Alice Ann Moulder, who was born Jan. 5, 1868 in MO and died Feb. 28, 1944 in Camden Co., MO, were married on Jan. 7, 1886 in Camden Co.
There were at least 10 children born to this union:
Buford Garfield, born Oct. 7, 1889, married Delphia A. Campbell c1912 in MO. Delphia was the daughter of Charles R. and Emily M. Campbell and was born Sep., 1895 in MO. Their children were Verdie, born c1913; Finis A., born c1915; Agnes Verna, born c1918; Hurle or Hurley Boss, born c1921; Charles Lewis, born c1926; and Clayton A., born c1929.
George B., born Feb. 8, 1892, died Mar. 3, 1893
Autis Belford, born Jan. 9, 1893 in MO, died Feb. 12, 1968 in Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., KS. He married Edith Estelle Toby, born Sep. 29, 1896, died May 6, 1993. Their children were: Charles Leslie, born Dec. 26, 1918, died Jan. 2, 2000, married Ellen Moss; Ila May, born c1922; Emil Ray, born May 26, 1923; Russell Glen, born Nov. 12, 1928, died Sep. 2002; Paul Marvin, born Mar. 27, 1931, died Nov. 26, 1983, married Myrtle Darlene McClain.
Leslie D., born Feb. 16, 1896 in MO, died Feb. 3, 1979. Married Della M. Edison, born Sep. 8, 1898 in MO, died Oct. 12, 1986. Their children were Hilda F., born c1922; Frieda, born c1924; Lew Dwight, born c1926; Donald, born c1927; Berna Dale; Eurla Jane.
Millie May, born Apr. 12, 1898, died Jan. 29, 2005
Elza S., born May 30, 1901, died Feb. 28, 1947
Ida Mabel, born c1905
Aubra B., born c1907
Shelby R., born Mar. 22, 1908, died Oct. 18, 1974
Lily Fay, born Oct. 18, 1912
Lewis and Alice were enumerated in the 1900 through 1930 census in Camden Co., MO. Both are buried in the Green Cemetery at Climax Springs, Camden Co.
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