Elijah Coffey

Elijah Coffey

Birth
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Jun 1864 (aged 75–76)
Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA
Burial Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 19116621 · View Source
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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)
Milton Coffey.


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Gravesite Details Elijah Coffey was my 3rd great grandfather

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  • Created by: Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms
  • Added: 27 Apr 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19116621
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Coffey (1788–23 Jun 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19116621, citing Concord Baptist Church Cemetery, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms (contributor 46905852) .