Martin William Coffey

1762–1867 (Age 105)
Essex, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Martin William

When Martin William Coffey was born on 15 September 1762, in Essex, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Chesley Joel Coffey, was 30 and his mother, Jane Cleveland, was 37. He married Elizabeth Bronson in 1781, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 27 November 1867, in Russell, Greenup, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 105.

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Family Time Line

Martin William Coffey
1762–1867
Elizabeth Bronson
1762–1797
Marriage: 1781
Elizabeth H Coffey
1782–
Lewis Russell Coffey
1782–1850
Mary Polly Coffey
1784–
Nebuzaradan Coffey
1790–1867
Joel Coffey
1797–1880

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1781
North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

  • Elizabeth H Coffey

    Female1782–Female

  • Lewis Russell Coffey

    Male1782–1850Male

  • Mary Polly Coffey

    Female1784–Female

  • Male1790–1867Male

  • Male1797–1880Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 13

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791

Age 29

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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)

  • Marlain Coffey in household of Andrew Coffey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martin Caffee in entry for William Franklin Caffee, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Martin Coffey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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