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Emily Sarah Ann Parris Coffey
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1852
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1905
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA

She was the daughter of Abram and Mahala (Cantrell) Parris.

At an early age she moved, with her family, into Polk County North Carolina. She was ten years old when they fled over the mountians into Tennessee seeking safer ground during the Civil War. They held up in Handcock County until the close of the war. They lived at Bean Station in Grainger County during reconstruction.

She married Colby C. Coffey, 16 Feb 1871, Grainger Co., TN

She was the mother of seven known children;
1. John Alfred b-9 Mar 1872
2. Cora b-29 June 1877, m-Frank Bunch
3. James Orlander b-18 Mar 1879
4. Mary b-24 Mar 1881, m-John Hipsher
5. Nelson b-28 Aug 1884
6. Dillard Dee b-8 May 1886
7. Della b-June 1893, m-Charles Harrell
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abram Parris (1826 - 1915)
  Mahala Mae Cantrell Parris (1830 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Colby C. Coffey (1852 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  John Alfred Coffey (1872 - 1943)*
  Cora Coffey Bunch (1877 - 1951)*
  James Orlander Coffey (1879 - 1956)*
  Mary Elizabeth Coffey Hipsher (1881 - 1952)*
  Nelson Coffey (1884 - 1912)*
  Dillard Dee Coffey (1886 - 1924)*
  Della Coffey Harrell (1893 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Darcus Elizabeth Coffey (1847 - 1927)*
  Mary Louisa Parris Condry (1849 - 1920)*
  Emily Sarah Ann Parris Coffey (1852 - 1905)
  Zibion Parris (1853 - 1910)*
  John James Calhoun Parris (1856 - 1934)*
  David Parris (1859 - 1879)*
  Landrum A Parris (1862 - 1935)*
  William Asberry Parris (1866 - 1939)*
  Nancy Jane Parris Rosanbalm (1868 - 1904)*
  Haley Samantha Parris Cope (1872 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of C.C. Coffey
 
Burial:
Condry Cemetery
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Lela Parris Koch
Originally Created by: James Cope
Record added: Mar 13, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5286060
Emily Sarah Ann <i>Parris</i> Coffey
Added by: R.D. Herring
 
Emily Sarah Ann <i>Parris</i> Coffey
Added by: R.D. Herring
 
 
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Nov. 27, 2014

- Stoneseeker23
 Added: Dec. 31, 2011

- Lela Parris Koch
 Added: May. 28, 2011
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