Ausburn Coffey

Male11 January 1805–30 December 1876

Brief Life History of Ausburn

When Ausburn Coffey was born on 11 January 1805, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Coffey, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Rucker, was 18. He married Matilda Dalton in 1822, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in District 11, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 30 December 1876, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Rucker Cemetery, Thorn Hill, Grainger, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ausburn Coffey
Matilda Dalton
Marriage: 1822
Thomas Jefferson Coffey
Hannah Elvira Coffey
Tilman A Coffey
Lilmore A Coffey or Coffee
Elizabeth Dalton Coffey
Addison Coffey
Nancy Coffee
Rebecca Coffey
Wiley Coffey
Elias Henry Coffey
James Madison Coffey
John Ausburn Coffey
Anderson A Coffey
Cornelia Coffey

Sources (7)

  • Ausborn Coffey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ausborne Coffey in entry for Ealy Coffey, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • Ausburn Coffee, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Grainger, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 7

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 20

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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