Candus Roxie Coffey

Brief Life History of Candus Roxie

When Candus Roxie Coffey was born in February 1879, in Warren, North Carolina, United States, her father, Athen Napoleon Coffey, was 22 and her mother, Melvinia Louvenia Patton, was 20. She married Alney Lycurgus Howell on 15 December 1894, in Warren, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in West Emmett Election Precinct, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States for about 3 years. She died on 15 January 1960, in Emmett, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Emmett, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Alney Lycurgus Howell
Candus Roxie Coffey
Marriage: 15 December 1894
Quince Bascomb Howell
Evan Napoleon Howell
Lundy Merritt Howell
Wade Hampton Howell
Aileen Irene Howell
Howard Taft Howell
Lucille Howell
Ruby Lee Howell
Harry Haig Howell

Sources (26)

  • C R Howell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Candus Roxanna Coffey Howell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mrs Candus Howell in entry for Caldwell, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries: 1883: Towns, Georgia, United States

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning


shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathbhadha ‘descendant of Cathbhadh’, a byname meaning ‘battle tent’, Ó Cathbhuadhaigh ‘descendant of Cathbhuadhach’ (‘battle victorious’), or Ó Cathmhogha ‘descendant of Cathmhugh’ (‘battle slave’).

shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cobhthaigh ‘descendant of Cobhthach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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