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Elijah Coffey
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Birth: 1788
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1864
Cumming
Forsyth County
Georgia, USA

Elijah Coffey was born in 1788 in Wilkes CO, North Carolina. He was the forth son of Thomas Coffey and Sally Fields. He served in the North Carolina Militia in the War of 1812. In 1817, he married Mary Polly Hull (or Hill) in Rabun County, Georgia. She was born about 1790 Wilkes County, North Carolina and died in 1865. In about 1839, they migrated to the little Betties Creek area of Rabun County near Clayton, Georgia where their seven children were born. Elijah died on June 23, 1864 in Forsyth CO, Georgia and is buried in the cemetery of Concord Baptist Church located near Cumming, Georgia. He was one of the first deacons of this church.

Elijah and Mary Polly's children were:
Louis Anderson Coffey (married to Cinthey Crow)
Minerva Coffey (married to John Coffey),
Starling Timothy Coffey (married to Nancy Tyler Cannon. Changed his name to Coffee.
Alfred Alphonzo Coffey (Married to Julia Annie Dawkins), Elvira Coffey (married to Henry Wolfe), Newton Murray Coffey (married to Sarah Jane Harvey)and Milton Coffey. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas B. Coffey (1742 - 1825)
  Sarah Fields Coffey (1750 - 1828)
 
 Children:
  Starling Timothy Coffee (1829 - 1909)*
  Alfred Alphonso Coffey (1831 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Coffey Allen (1765 - 1852)**
  John Franklin Coffey (1765 - 1812)**
  James Coffey (1772 - 1851)**
  Mary Coffey Coffey (1775 - 1828)**
  Smith W. Coffey (1776 - 1841)**
  Martha Coffey Dowell (1780 - 1855)*
  William Coffey (1782 - 1839)*
  Reuben A. Coffey (1785 - 1854)**
  Elijah Coffey (1788 - 1864)
  Lewis Coffey (1796 - 1854)**
  Larkin Coffey (1800 - 1881)*
  McCaleb Coffey (1803 - 1881)*
  Alfred Alphonso Coffey (1831 - 1915)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Elijah Coffey was my 3rd great grandfather
 
Burial:
Concord Baptist Church Cemetery
Cumming
Forsyth County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Robert Garms & Margaret ...
Record added: Apr 27, 2007
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Elijah Coffey
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Elijah Coffey
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My 3rd great grandfahter
- Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 
 
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