My name is JAY COFTY and I live in Scotland, UK and I am the only person in the UK with the surname COFTY. The family name goes back to 1774.I am trying to locate parents and family of the following:
John Cofty:(age 35) Mary Cofty (age 24) 1850 New York Census.
Joseph Cofty born 17 March 1868 Assumption, Louisiana, son of Joseph Cofty and Marie Reine.
Mrs Rebecca Cofty (age 60), immigrated from England to NY in 1869 her children Alice (age 15), Margaret (age 14), Frank (age 10) all on NY Census for 1900 (Queens Co)
Frank (Francis) Cofty born NY 1890, buried Fairmount Cemetery, Denver Co. Colorado, (Colorado Veterans Grave Registration)
Mary Ann Cofty mentioned in a book "Early South Carolina Settlers 1600s to 1800s.
Margaret Cofty (died June 1923) married 17.6.1884HarryDean, Patterson, New Jersey.
Bartholemew Cofty born 1825 England
Alfred Cofty born 1861 Scotland
John Cofty born 1810 England
Francis Cofty born 1837 England
David Cofty (Henderson) born 1866 Scotland
Any info. would be welcome or any other details relating to the COFTY family.