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Corp William W. Coffee

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Corp William W. Coffee

  • Birth 1832 North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 Jul 1864 Covington, Newton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Covington, Newton County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 15884015

CSA, Company D, 26th Tennessee Infantry

1860 United States Federal Census William W. Coffee is living in Rutledge, District 11, Grainger County, Tennessee.
Age in 1860: 28
Birth Year: abt 1832
Household Members - Name/Age:
Wm. W. Coffee 28
Julia An Coffee 24
Malinda Coffee 5
Berry Coffee 2

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
Name: Wm W Coffee
Spouse: Jelina E Shouse
Marriage Date: 31 Jul 1854
Marriage County: Grainger
Marriage State: Tennessee

NOTE from another FindAGrave member.
William Wesley Coffey was born in 1832 and died 18 Jul 1864. His wife was Julina Shouse Coffey.

(special thanks to Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms #46905852 for the following info) William W. Coffey was the son of Cleveland Coffey and Susan Hayes.

According to the U.S. Veterans Grave sites, ca.1775-2006, he was born in 1834 and died July 11, 1864. From my research, he was born in North Carolina and died in Covington, Newton County, Georgia.

His military records state he enlisted with Company D, 26th regiment, Tennessee Volunteer Infantry on 4 July 1861 at Camp Cummings near Knoxville, Tennessee. He was wounded on 29 July 1863 and died in the hospital on 11 July 1864 in Covington, Georgia.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Surname spelled Coffey & Coffee on records found

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  • Maintained by: Cousins by the Dozens
  • Originally Created by: Bud
  • Added: 25 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15884015
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp William W. Coffee (1832–11 Jul 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15884015, citing Covington Confederate Cemetery, Covington, Newton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Cousins by the Dozens (contributor 46904925) .