Enoch Coffey

14 June 1806–7 October 1893 (Age 87)
Globe Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Enoch

When Enoch Coffey was born on 14 June 1806, in Globe Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Levi Coffey, was 31 and his mother, Dorothy Edmundson, was 30. He married Prudence Gragg on 15 December 1831, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Johns River Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 7 October 1893, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Coffey
1806–1893
Martha "Patsy" Callaway
1818–1860
Marriage: 1839
Mary R Coffey
1838–1920
James W Coffey
1842–1935
Joseph Archibald Coffey
1843–1879
Elizabeth Coffey
1845–1931
Martha L Coffey
1846–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1839
North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Mary R Coffey

    Female1838–1920Female

    Male1842–1935Male

    Joseph Archibald Coffey

    Male1843–1879Male

    Elizabeth Coffey

    Female1845–1931Female

    Martha L Coffey

    Female1846–1942Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Enoch Coffey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Enoch Coffey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Enoch Coffey, "United States Census, 1880"

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