When Elizabeth Boothe Coffey was born on 11 July 1888, in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, her father, Robert Clark Coffey, was 29 and her mother, Susannah Booth Aiken, was 25. She married John L Laurie on 1 June 1911. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Walnut Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 6 October 1944, in Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States.
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’.