When Artemasia Coones Coffey was born in 1816, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Martin William Coffey, was 54 and her mother, Nancy Phelps, was 34. She married William Kelsey on 3 September 1835, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died about 1870, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55.
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’.