Rev. Thomas Nelson Coffey was son of Caswell, and was born Dec 25, 1849, died Dec 9, 1917.He was married first to Cornelia, born Aug 5, 1848, died Sep 1, 1892.She was the daughter of Ausburn and Matilda Dalton Coffey.Wife no. 2 was Jane Hodges, who he married Jan 31, 1894.
Caswell was son of Bennett and Sally Ferguson Coffey, born c1806, died 8 Sep 1882 in Grainger Co., TN.He was married 3 or 4 times, and known to have married Martha Campbell.Nice, wife no. 2, was born c1825, and died Nov. 2, 1860, and listed with Caswell in 1850 census.The 1830 census did not record any children from this household.No 2 wife was Martha.Caswell's last wife was Elizabeth Coffey, the only daughter of Benjamin and Nancy Hayes Coffey.No children from that marriage.Two of Caswell's daughters married brothers of Elizabeth!
Caswell's children were Thomas Nelson, Collins, Rebecca, Orrena, Joel, Mary Jane, Elizabeth and Sarah.
Caswell and Martha Campbell are in the 1880 Hamilton Co., TN census.The IGI shows Caswell married to Martha on 21 Dec 1857 in Grainger Co., TN, bond by James Haynes (Hayes?).