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MARY COFFEY - Rhode Island

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Re: GORMLY-COFFEY

Posted: 8 May 2013 10:08AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Coffey
I am noticing that you are speaking of Coffey's from the Worcester, Ma - Woonsocket, RI area. My great great Grandfather Thomas Coffee born about 1833 in Ireland but emigrated at some point to Worcester County, Mass. He lived in Uxbridge, MA. There he married Ellen Carney in about 1856. They had five children together however Thomas died trying to help his wife in labor and the baby that was born died a little while later of the croup. His name was William. Their children were Thomas, Patrick, Esther (Later married a Gilmore in Woonsocket, RI) and John. After Thomas died Ellen moved with the children to Holyoke, MA. By 1890 they were living in Woonsocket, RI. John Coffey is my great grandfather. It is my guess that Thomas had other family in the Worcester and Woonsocket, RI area. I am so hoping to find those relatives. Plus I am hoping someone knows where he came from in Ireland. Ellen died in Woonsocket in 1893. It just seems too coincidental that there were these Coffey's all born within a few years of each other living in this area. I have done the DNA Testing through Ancestry. Hopefully maybe you have and we can see if there is a match. Mary
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Sarah Gormly 9 Nov 1999 4:07PM GMT 
DALE 27 Mar 2000 4:41PM GMT 
CINDY (COFFEY) McCORD 1 Jun 2003 6:21PM GMT 
JOHN GORMLY 17 Apr 2001 8:53AM GMT 
sarahgormly 27 Aug 2001 2:40AM GMT 
lemanaghan 11 Aug 2009 5:39PM GMT 
mcb2011 8 May 2013 4:08PM GMT 
mcb2011 16 Feb 2014 3:54AM GMT 
jayceejaycee 6 May 2002 12:27AM GMT 
cavanaghs6 3 Dec 2011 3:48PM GMT 
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