Mary Polly Ann Coffey

1799–1881 (Age 81)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Polly Ann

When Mary Polly Ann Coffey was born on 16 September 1799, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Martin William Coffey, was 37 and her mother, Nancy Phelps, was 17. She married Henry Meadows on 24 March 1818, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 24 August 1881, in Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Meridians Cemetery, Berwick Township, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Polly Ann Coffey
1799–1881
Henry Meadows
1797–1851
Marriage: 24 March 1818
Nancy Meadows
1819–1842
Mary C. Meadows
1827–1881
Andrew Coffey Meadows
1820–1820
Jane Meadows
1821–1837
Martin Coffey Meadows
1822–1896
Elizabeth Meadows
1823–1838
Martha Meadows
1825–1906
James Meadows
1825–1911
Twin Meadows
1825–
Arta Meadows
1826–1919
Sarah Jane Medows
1829–1898
Henry Winfrey Meadows
1831–1896
Althea Meadows
1834–1924
John G. Meadows
1838–1840
Erastus Meadows
1842–1882
Thomas Meadows
1845–1916
Meadows
1849–1849

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1818
Wayne, Kentucky, United States
children

(17)

  • Nancy Meadows

    Female1819–1842Female

  • Andrew Coffey Meadows

    Male1820–1820Male

  • Jane Meadows

    Female1821–1837Female

  • Male1822–1896Male

  • Elizabeth Meadows

    Female1823–1838Female

+12 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Female1799–1881Female

  • Martin Coffey

    Male1804–Male

  • Coffey

    Female1800–Female

  • Coffey

    Female1806–Female

  • Female1811–1843Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 2

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818

Age 19

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 31

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Meadows in household of Henry Meadows, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Ann Coffer in entry for James Meadows, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Mary Coffie in entry for Martin C. Meadows and Sarah L. Brown Or Meadows, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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