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Thomas Coffey
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1849
Yadkin Valley
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1901
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA

Thomas was the son of William Coffey and Margaret "Polly" Robbins. The Coffey and the Robbins families had lived in the upper Yadkin River Valley since the late 18th century. Thomas was born on the William Coffey farm in the Buffalo Creek area of the Valley in Caldwell Co., NC. He was the seventh of eleven children, including elder siblings Elbert, Elijah, Larkin, Bartlett, Cornelius, and Elizabeth; and younger siblings Mary, Sarah, William, and Margaret. (All but Sarah lived to adulthood. On Oct. 18, 1871 Thomas married his cousin Rachel Minerva Coffey (1850-1910). The couple had five children: Louis McWill (b. 1874), James Larkin (b. 1875), Carrie Elizabeth (b. 1877), Clarence Columbus (b. 1880), and Mary L. (b. 1882).
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Coffey (1812 - 1893)
  Margaret Robbins Coffey (1816 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Minerva Coffey (1850 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Louis McWill Coffey (1874 - 1960)*
  James Larkin Coffey (1875 - 1941)*
  Carrie Elizabeth Coffey Wellborn (1877 - 1951)*
  Clarence Columbus Coffey (1880 - 1932)*
  Mary Lue Coffey Austin (1882 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elbert Coffey (1837 - 1863)*
  Elijah Coffey (1838 - 1891)*
  Larkin Coffey (1840 - 1864)*
  Bartlett Coffey (1842 - 1912)*
  Cornelius Coffey (1844 - 1906)*
  Elizabeth Coffey Robbins (1846 - 1919)*
  Thomas Coffey (1849 - 1901)
  Mary Coffey Robbins (1851 - 1931)*
  William M. Coffey (1855 - 1932)*
  Margaret Coffey Coffey (1858 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
At Rest / THOMAS COFFEY / BORN / Aug. 22, 1849. / DIED / June 11, 1901. / Aged /51 ys. 9ms. & 19 ds.
 
Burial:
Harpers Chapel Cemetery
Lenoir
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: John W. Coffey
Originally Created by: Suzannah McCuen
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65241448
Thomas Coffey
Added by: Suzannah McCuen
 
 
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