Henry M. Coffee

Brief Life History of Henry M.

When Henry M. Coffee was born in 1842, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Stockard W Coffee, was 34 and his mother, Minerva Harper, was 31. He married Laura A. Barnett on 18 January 1872, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Henry M. Coffee
Laura A. Barnett
Marriage: 18 January 1872

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  • Henry Harper in household of Sarah Harper, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Cork and Kildare): variant of Coffey .

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

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