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Thomas Coffey
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1742
Essex County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1825
Patterson
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA

Thomas Coffey was the son of John Coffey and Jane Graves.

According to the Last Will and Testament of John Coffey, Thomas along with his siblings John, Edmond, Winifred, Reuben, Benjamin and Elizabeth inherited their fatherís estate after the death of their mother, Jane Graves Coffey. The two eldest sons, James and William inherited five sterling shillings each. Thomas and his brother, Benjamin were the executors of the will which was executed in March of 1775.

According to the book, "Thomas Coffey and His Descendants", Thomas Coffey moved from Virginia to Wilkes County, North Carolina (present day Caldwell County) after his marriage to his second wife, Sarah Fields sometime between 1775 and 1780. He and his family were members of the Yadkin Grove Baptist Church which was built on the Coffey plantation on the east bank of the Yadkin River.

 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Margaret Smith Coffey (1744 - 1776)
  Sarah Fields Coffey (1750 - 1828)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Coffey Allen (1765 - 1852)*
  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)*
  Jesse S. Coffey (1799 - 1858)*
  Larkin Coffey (1800 - 1881)*
  McCaleb Coffey (1803 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
THOMAS COFFEY / BORN ESSEX CO. VA. / MAR. 7, 1742 / DIED CALDWELL CO. N.C. / 1825 / SARAH COFFEY HIS WIFE / DATE OF BIRTH AND DEATH UNKNOWN / Erected by Great Grandsons L.H. Coffey and Newell Sanders.


 
Burial:
Harpers Chapel Cemetery
Lenoir
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Armantia
Record added: Jul 08, 2003
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Rest in peace. Your 4th great grandniece....
- Rosemary
 Added: Apr. 26, 2015

- Marnicia Coffey
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015

- Max
 Added: Feb. 15, 2015
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