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Jacob Greathouse of Georgia Family- John Coffey


picture John Coffey

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 21 Jun 1856 - Granbury, Hood County (now) , Texas
          Death: in , Concho County, Texas
 Cause of Death: 

         Father: Richard Coffey (1823-1897) 4,5,6,7 
         Mother: Sarah Ann "Sallie" Greathouse (Abt 1826-      ) 4,5,6,7,20 

Spouses and Children
1. *Mary Brown (       - 1919)
       Marriage: 31 Dec 1874
                1. Sam Coffey
                2. Charlie Coffey
                3. Jesse Coffey
                4. Female Coffey
                5. Female Coffey
                6. Walter Coffey (      -1931)
                7. Female Coffey (      -1919)

The Passing of John Wright Coffey

By Mrs. A. T. Whetstone, Noxville, Texas. Good early Kimble County history. John Coffey was horn in Granbury, Hood county, Texas, June 21, 1856, the son of Rich Coffey and Sallie Greathouse Coffey, He came of a distinguished family and was himself distinguished. He came to Concho county with his parents when a small child. There his father established the famous Rich Coffey Ranch where John grew to young manhood. On December 31, 1874, at the age of 18 years, he was married to Miss Mary Brown. Seven children were born to this union five of whom survive. They are Sam Coffey of Alpine, Charlie Coffey of Dripping Springs, Jesse Coffey of Little Devil's River, Mrs. Nathan Walker of London, Mrs. D. H. Whetstone of Noxville, all of whom were present at his bedside when he passed away. One daughter, Mrs. Jesse Walker, died in 1919. His wife also died in 1919 and a son, Walter died in 1931. He is survived by one brother, Fog Coffey of Leaday.

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