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Andrew Jackson "A. J." Coffey
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Birth: Dec., 1833
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1901
Mammoth
Ozark County
Missouri, USA

July 16, 1861: Enlisted as a Private in the Missouri Union Army in Springfield, Mo., to Capt. Stone's Cavalry Company, for the Ozark County, Missouri Home Guard, Company A. Duty in Ozark and adjacent counties, and scouting on State Road from Springfield, Mo., to Jacksonport, Ark., till October. Mustered out October, 1861.

October 18, 1861: Enlisted as a Private in the Missouri Union Company F,Missouri Phelps' Infantry Regiment.
at Rolla, Mo., & trained till February, 1862. Served unattached, Army of Southwest Missouri, to February, 1862. Transferred to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862.

August 9, 1862, Enlisted as a Sergeant in the 73rd Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, Company G, under Capt. Sallee at Flag Springs, Missouri. Mustered out March 22, 1863 at Lawrence Mill in Douglas County, Missouri.

July 20, 1863: Enlisted as a Private in the 6th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Missouri Militia, Company B, under Major Hornbrook. July 31, 1864, rank as Sergeant. Mustered out March 12, 1864

Nov 21, 1864: Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 146 Missouri Infantry. Mustered out May 24, 1865.

Service:
Fought in Curtis' Campaign against Price in Missouri and Arkansas February and March. Actions at Sugar Creek and Bentonville February 17. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. Mountain Grove March 9. Mustered out May 13, 1862. Lost 2 Officers and 23 Enlisted men killed and 3 Officers and 91 Enlisted men by disease. Total 119.

1890 Veterans Schedules: Second Lieutenant Missouri Inf., Company J., Regiment 46 :21 Nov. 1864 - 24 May 1865. Disability due to the Civil War: Injury to the Spine.

Married Louiza Jane Hutchinson who was born 1 Sept., 1831, in Grainger County, Tennessee.
Children in Bridges Township, Ozark County , Missouri, 1860:
Athela Coffey 8
Susan A Coffey 4
Thomas J Coffey 1

1870 United States Federal Census, Bridges Township, Ozark County , Missouri.
A. J. Coffee 38
Louesia Jane Coffee 38
Mary A Coffee 24
Susan Ann Coffee 13
Thomas J Coffee 11
William G Coffee 15
James F Coffee 8
Andrew J Coffee 5
Cleveland P Coffee 2

Married Rachel Imes
1880 United States Federal Census, Bridges Township, Ozark County , Missouri.
Rachel Coffey 29
James T. Coffey 16
Andrew J. Coffey 14
Clevland. P. Coffey 11
Ambrosa Coffey 8
Loueza J. Coffey 6
Nancy M. Coffey 5
Ava R. Coffey 2
Robert S. Coffey 1
Mary A. Imes 52 Mother-in-law
Nancy J. Imes 23 Sister-in-law

Married Mrs. Nancy Tannehill of Dugginsville, Missouri. Marriage date: 10 Jan., 1894, in Pontiac, Ozark County, Missouri.

1900 United States Federal Census.
A J Coffey 65
Nancy Coffey 40
Charles G Coffey 18
John F Coffey 15
Thomas Coffey 14
Effa Coffey 13
Malissie Coffey 11
Berthie Tannehill 9 Stepdaughter
Effa Tannehill 10 Stepdaughter
Doss Tannehill 9
Birl Coffey 8
Oma (Ama) Coffey 5
Cleveland Coffey 32 Son
Evert Coffey 8 Grandson/ Son of Cleveland Coffey
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Rachel Imes Coffey (1851 - 1892)
  Louisa Jane Hutcheson Coffey (1833 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  William G Coffey (1860 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sanders Cemetery
Gainesville
Ozark County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Vincent Anderson
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77275863
Andrew Jackson A. J. Coffey
Added by: Vincent Anderson
 
Andrew Jackson A. J. Coffey
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- Vincent Anderson
 Added: Jun. 17, 2013
May you rest in peace Mr. Coffey.
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 20, 2012
 
 
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