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 Melvin W. Coffey

Melvin W. Coffey

Birth
Freedom, Owen County, Indiana, USA
Death 23 Mar 1865 (aged 15)
Freedom, Owen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 14105513 · View Source
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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.


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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."

Gravesite Details Son of Shelton and Dicy Coffey. Grandson of Reverend Reuben Coffey and Polly Dowell Coffey

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  • Created by: Janet Amtower
  • Added: 28 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14105513
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin W. Coffey (20 May 1849–23 Mar 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14105513, citing Coffey Cemetery, Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Janet Amtower (contributor 46832095) .