Elizabeth Boothe Coffey

Female11 July 1888–6 October 1944

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Boothe

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.

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John L Laurie
Elizabeth Boothe Coffey
Marriage: 1 June 1911
Ilean Rose Laurie
Robert John Laurie
Arleen Rose Laurie

Sources (18)

  • Elizabeth Laurie in household of John Laurie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Boothe Coffey, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Elizabeth Boothe Coffey, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1911
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 2

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 15

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning


    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’.

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

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