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Melvin W. Coffey
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Birth: May 20, 1849
Freedom
Owen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1865
Freedom
Owen County
Indiana, USA

Melvin Coffey was the first son of Shelton Coffey and Dicy Sanders Coffey. He died while his father was serving in the 43rd Indiana Volunteers near the end of the Civil War. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Shelton Coffey (1826 - 1907)
  Dicy Sanders Coffey (1824 - 1900)
 
 Siblings:
  Melvin W. Coffey (1849 - 1865)
  Rosa Etta Coffey Rollison (1863 - 1920)*
  Carrey Elsworth Coffey (1867 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Melvin W. Coffey
Born on May 20, 1849
Died on Mar 23, 1865
16 Yrs. 10 M. 8 Days

"Dearest Melvin thou hast left us
Dear that loss we deeply feel
But it is God that hath bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal."

 
Note: Son of Shelton and Dicy Coffey. Grandson of Reverend Reuben Coffey and Polly Dowell Coffey
 
Burial:
Coffey Cemetery
Ellettsville
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Janet Amtower
Record added: Apr 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14105513
Melvin W. Coffey
Added by: Janet Amtower
 
Melvin W. Coffey
Added by: Janet Amtower
 
Melvin W. Coffey
Added by: Janet Amtower
 
 
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- Louzina Spoon
 Added: Apr. 2, 2011

- AB Watson
 Added: Mar. 10, 2010
 
 
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