November 10, 2009

James & Alice Ann Coffey Stanley

Alice Ann Coffey was born Jun. 7, 1880 in Scott Co., TN to Joseph and Beth Ada Strunk Coffey.  Joseph, born Nov. 7, 1829 in Wayne Co., KY was a son of James and Sarah Emerline Sumpter Coffey.  Beth was born Feb. 28, 1835 in Kentucky and was a daughter of William and Charlotte Strunk.

Alice was the youngest of the thirteen known children of Joseph and Beth Ada.  She and James Stanley were married on Jan. 23, 1897 in Scott Co..  James was born Nov. 21, 1878 in KY and died in Scott Co. on Aug. 10, 1949.  Alice died May 15, 1948 in Scott Co.  Both are buried in the Coffey cemetery at Oneida in Scott Co.

I have very limited information on their children:

William Edgar, born Feb. 19, 1898 in Scott Co., died Oct. 13, 1940 in Oneida.  His wife was named Sallie, born Nov. 3, 1899, died Aug., 5, 1973.  After William died Sallie married a Mr. Crooks.  She and William are also buried in the Coffey cemetery at Oneida.

Noly, a daughter, born 1901.

Elizabeth Jane, born Aug., 24, 1905 in Scott Co., died Nov. 16, 1966 in Oneida.

George, born Feb. 18, 1909 in Scott Co., died Mar. 21, 2002 in Danville, Boyle Co., KY

Una Virginia, born Dec. 27, 1912 in Scott Co.

Thomas C., born Apr. 16, 1916 in Scott Co., and died there on Feb. 8, 1970.  He was a volunteer in the US Army during WW2.  He enlisted at Camp Shelby in MS on Mar. 28, 1944.  In addition to the Purple Heart for wounds received during the war, he was also awarded the Bronze Star.  This medal is typically awarded to members of the armed forces for acts of bravely, meritorious service or acts of merit.

See Descendants of Daniel Strunk for additional information.

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