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William Columbus Coffey
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1839
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1920
Boone
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA

William C. Coffey was the son of McCaleb Coffey and Elizabeth Collette Coffey.

In 1862 he joined the 26th North Carolina Infantry and later transferred to the 58th N. C. regiment. He served until the end of the Civil War and was present at the surrender of Gen. Johnston's army at Greensboro in April of 1865.

After the war he was a merchant by trade in Boone and in Zionville. He and his brother Thomas Jefferson Coffey built the Coffey Hotel in 1869 in Boone. He married Carrie L. Curtis and after Carrie's death he married Mrs. Ada Penn.

 
 
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 Parents:
  McCaleb Coffey (1803 - 1881)
  Elizabeth Collett Coffey (1809 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Carrie L Coffey (1843 - 1893)
  Ada Elizabeth Worth Coffey (1866 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Finley Coffey (1868 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Jefferson Coffey (1828 - 1901)*
  John B. Coffey (1834 - 1835)*
  Mary L. Coffey Nelson (1836 - 1863)*
  Margaret E. Coffey (1837 - 1873)*
  Francis Caroline Coffey Farthing (1839 - 1922)*
  William Columbus Coffey (1839 - 1920)
  Martha Elizabeth Coffey (1840 - 1927)*
  Henry Clay Coffey (1841 - 1906)*
  James F. Coffey (1845 - 1862)*
  Rachel Minerva Coffey (1850 - 1910)*
  Laura Louise Coffey (1853 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Boone City Cemetery
Boone
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Janet Amtower
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52667435
William Columbus Coffey
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 Added: Feb. 7, 2011
 
 
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