Posted By:sharon hanks
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Subject:Re: trying to find my grandfather &unknown family
Post Date:August 01, 2002 at 21:39:07
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Forum:Coffee Family Genealogy Forum
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Kathy..I have a ARTHUR E. COFFEE in my line that says he was born 8 Oct 1879 in Jane, McDonald County, Mo.. and he was married to NORA BELLE VICKREY on 26 Oct 1902.my family info states that he died Feb 1938, in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. He was the child of WILLIAM HARRISON COFFEE, born 24 Feb 1843 in Tenn., and died in 22 June 1868 in Jane, McDonald County, Mo., and HILLEAD OKLA CAUDILL (or CAUDILLE) born 26 Jan 1850 in Robinson County, Kentucky. She died in 6 Feb 1912 at Jane, McDonald County, Mo., and she and William are both buried at the Jane Cemetery. WILLIAM HARRISON COFFEE was the child of MEREDITH COFFEE AND ELIZABETH (BETSY) HOPPER COFFEE. MEREDITH was the son of JOHN COFFEE and REBECCA RAGSDALE. ELIZABETH was the daughter of JOHN DAVID HOPPER and MARY (POLLY)DAVENPORT HOPPER.
WILLIAM and HILLEAD had 13 children: JAMES "MILO" COFFEE; MARY ELIZA COFFEE; EDWARD ENOCH COFFEE; MINNIE ZERONIA COFFEE; ALBIE RAVENDALE COFFEE;; ALEX M.COFFEE; ARTHUR E. COFFEE; JOHN FINIS COFFEE; MEREDITH COFFEE; ALBERT COFFEE; PEARL C. COFFEE; GRACE COFFEE; and OMA COFFEE.
There has been Coffee families in Jane, McDonald Co,Mo., since 1835 when they came from Grainger County, Tenn., and they are still there today..
I hope this helps you and if you need anymore info please let me know, I will be glad to give you what I have. Sharon