Candus Roxie Coffey

February 1879–15 January 1960 (Age 80)
Warren, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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 Brasstown, Towns, Georgia, United States in 1910 and West Emmett Election Precinct, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 15 January 1960, in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Emmett, Gem, 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 or Irene Howell
Howard Taft Howell
Lucille Howell
Ruby Lee Howell
Harry Haig Howell

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15 December 1894
Warren, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1883: Towns, Georgia, United States
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

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

Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cobhthaigh ‘descendant of Cobhthach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathbhadha ‘descendant of Cathbhadh’ (‘battle tent’), Ó Cathbhuadhaigh ‘descendant of Cathbhuadhach’ (‘battle victorious’), or Ó Cathmhogha ‘descendant of Cathmhugh’, a byname meaning ‘battle slave’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Candis B Coffee in household of Athan N Coffee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Candus Howell in household of Allen Howell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Candus Howell in household of Alleney Howell, "United States Census, 1920"

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