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.
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’.
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