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Sr. Alvin Aaron Coffey (b. 14 Jul 1822, d. 28 Oct 1902)Alvin Aaron Coffey2 was born 14 Jul 1822 in Louisville, Kentucky, and died 28 Oct 1902 in Oakland, California.He married Mahala Tyndall on 09 Oct 1842.
Notes for Alvin Aaron Coffey:
Obituary Red Blff News Thurs. October 30, 1902-- "DEATH OF A WELLKNOWN COLORED MAN -- Alvin A. Coffey Sr. died Tuesday night at theHome of Aged and Infirm Colored People, near Mills College, Alemedacounty, from old age.
The deceased was well known in the northern part of this statewhere in early days he was engaged in teaming to the northern mines.Later he owned a farm on Elder Creek where with his family he residedfor many years.He came to California in 1849 where he has sinceresided continuously.He only once went east, then to purchase thefreedom of his wife and elder children.He was a member of theCalifornia Pioneers.
He was the father of John W., Alvin A. Jr., Stephen and C.O.Coffey, Mrs. Doc Logan, Mrs. Pindell of Boston and the grandfather ofMrs. C.E. Christian of this place.
The remains will be brought to this place for burial and willarrive on the afternoon train today.The funeral will take place fromthe train."
Died of old age.
Buried Oak ill Cemetary, Red Bluff, Tehama county, California Lot 9,Block 18, Grave 2
More About Alvin Aaron Coffey and Mahala Tyndall:
Marriage: 09 Oct 1842
Children of Alvin Aaron Coffey and Mahala Tyndall are:
- William Coffey, b. 14 Oct 1842, St. Louis Missouri, d. 15 Mar 1844.
- Mary Coffey, b. 28 Dec 1844, St. Louis Missouri, d. date unknown.
- John William Wesley Coffey, b. 27 Jan 1847, St. Louis Missouri, d. 04 Aug 1917, Red Bluff, California.
- +Lavinia Bassett Coffey, b. 09 Apr 1849, St. Louis Missouri, d. 15 Jan 1922, Red Bluff, California.
- +Alvin A Coffey, b. 28 Dec 1851, St. Louis Missouri, d. 06 Feb 1932, Red Bluff, California.
- Stephen Ware Coffey, b. 12 Aug 1854, St. Louis Missouri, d. 11 Jul 1931, Red Bluff, California.
- Charles Oliver Coffey, b. 12 Dec 1858, Shasta, California, d. 12 Nov 1940, Red Bluff, California.
- Sarah Coffey, b. 24 Nov 1860, d. 25 Aug 1876.
- +Ora Fino Coffey, b. 16 Nov 1862, Old Shasta County, California, d. 31 Aug 1937, San Francisco, California.