Elizabeth A Coffey

1811–1843 (Age 32)
Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth A

When Elizabeth A Coffey was born in 1811, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, her father, Martin William Coffey, was 49 and her mother, Nancy Phelps, was 29. She married Elisha Mitchell on 31 January 1826, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 11 September 1843, in Macoupin, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth A Coffey
1811–1843
Elisha Mitchell
1806–1872
Marriage: 31 January 1826
Elisabeth Mitchell
1828–
Hannah Mitchell
1829–
Sarah J. Mitchell
1831–1909
Travis Mitchell
1833–
Lucy Mitchell
1835–
William Mitchell
1837–
Phebe Mitchell
1839–
Benjamin Mitchell
1842–1909

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1826
Wayne, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Female1799–1881Female

  • Martin Coffey

    Male1804–Male

  • Coffey

    Female1800–Female

  • Coffey

    Female1806–Female

  • Female1811–1843Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 1

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 9

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth A Coffey - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 11 March 1811; Kentucky, United States

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