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Generation No. 1

1. JOHN WRIGHT2 COFFEY (RICHARD1) was born June 21, 1856 in Hood Co. , TX., and died August 30, 1934 in
Kimble Co. , TX.. He married (1) MARY ADELINE BROWN December 31, 1874 in Texas, daughter of ALBERT
BROWN and SUSAN UPTON. She was born January 30, 1858 in Texas, and died December 20, 1919 in Kimble
County , Tx..



He married (2) LIBBIE RUSH November 30, 1933.
Notes for JOHN WRIGHT COFFEY:
At the age of 15 , we find John working as a cowboy for his father , Rich Coffey . Rich Coffey has settled at the
mouth of the Concho river where it settles into the Colorado river . This was a hard working family . The women
taking care of the ranch home & the Coffey men working the cattle . John Coffey's father's heard had grown to
be over 1200 head . Rich decides to take the cattle to market . Nathaniel Guest , John's brother in law is in
charge of the heard . William ( Bill ) Coffey , John's brother is in the remunda with 54 horses . He is 13 years
of age . During this time Indians attacked , taking the heard of cattle and the horses thus leaving John Coffey ,
wounded . On Christmas the same year the Indians came back driving off the remaining heard . John Coffey
grew to be a fine young man . He married Mary Adaline Brown in 1874 . He became a fine & prominet rancher
in Kimble County , Texas . After Mary Adaline's death he remarried Libbie Rush . He died at the age of 78 .
More About JOHN WRIGHT COFFEY:
Burial: Knoxville Cemetery , Kimble Co., Tx.
Occupation: Rancher
Notes for MARY ADELINE BROWN:
Mary Adaline was sixteen years of age when she married John Wright Coffey . John was at the age of 18 .
Together they had seven children . Mary Adaline lived to be 61 years of age . She died on the little Devil's River
in Kimble County , Texas .
More About MARY ADELINE BROWN:
Burial place: Knoxville Cemetery , Kimble Co., Tx.
Children of JOHN COFFEY and MARY BROWN are:

i. FANNIE JOSEPHINE3 COFFEY, b. February 28, 1876; d. March 12, 1920, Kimble Co. , Texas; m. JESSIE
WALKER, September 01, 1887.
More About FANNIE JOSEPHINE COFFEY:
Burial: Knoxville Cemetery , Kimble Co., Tx.
ii. SAMUEL ALBERT COFFEY, b. November 09, 1878; d. December 27, 1950, Junction , Texas > Kimble
County; m. MARY ALICE VANN; d. Jnnction , Texas > Kimble County.
iii. LILLIE BELL COFFEY, b. July 15, 1881, Concho Co. , Texas; d. December 28, 1965, Kimble Co. , Texas
Knoxville Cemetery; m. GEORGE NATHAN WALKER, October 24, 1899.
More About LILLIE BELL COFFEY:
Burial: Knoxville Cemetery , Kimble Co., Tx.
iv. SARAH SUSAN COFFEY, b. June 16, 1884, Paintrock , Texas > Concho Co.; d. March 29, 1945; m. DEE
WHITSTONE.
v. WALTER LEE COFFEY, b. August 17, 1890, Kimble County , Texas at the Little Devil's River; m. ANNA
TERRY.
Notes for WALTER LEE COFFEY:
Walter Lee had a twin brother named Charlie Richard Coffey . He died October 21 , the year is unknown .
vi. CHARLIE RICHARD COFFEY, b. August 17, 1890; m. MARY BELLE THURMAN.
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Notes for CHARLIE RICHARD COFFEY:
Charlie Richard was the twin of Walter Lee Coffey . He died on June the 13 , the year is unknown .
vii. JESSE COFFEY, b. August 11, 1897; m. VEYNALA TAYLOR.
Notes for JESSE COFFEY:
His date of death was March 6 . The year was in the 1930's . The exact year is unknown .