John Matthew Coffey (1865 - 1940)

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Dookie, Australia

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Dookie, Australia

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Father: Coffey Thomas Coffey
Mother: Mary Noonan Coffey

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Matthew

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Oliver Morton Barger Family

Oliver Morton Barger Family

Roshuna J. (Jolivet) Coffey

Roshuna J. (Jolivet) Coffey

Vernon Coffey

Vernon Coffey

Rose M Coffey

Rose M Coffey

Rose M Coffey

Rose M Coffey

Jessie Lonzo Coffey

Jessie Lonzo Coffey

 Albert Coffey and Josie Ragsdale

Albert Coffey and Josie Ragsdale

Nicholas

Nicholas

Bridget

Bridget

Class Photo Lower Brule Indian Reservation, S.D.

Class Photo Lower Brule Indian Reservation, S.D.

BAUER (S. OR G.) COFFEY

BAUER (S. OR G.) COFFEY

Brinkman Coffey Young

Brinkman Coffey Young

Indianapolis School 62

Indianapolis School 62

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Ella Mae Coffey Kerr Oliver Morton Barger Family Roshuna J. (Jolivet) Coffey Vernon Coffey

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1865 - In the year that John Matthew Coffey was born, on March 4th, President Abraham Lincoln was sworn in for a second term. A little over a month later, he would be assassinated by a Confederate sympathizer - 4 days after the surrender of Lee at Appomattox, which had effectively ended the Civil War.

1897 - By the time he was 32 years old, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

1898 - At the age of 33 years old, John was alive when magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1902 - John was 37 years old when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

1940 - In the year of John Matthew Coffey's passing, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

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John Matthew Coffey died in 1940 in Dookie, Australia at 75 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1865. He was born to Coffey Thomas Coffey and Mary Noonan Coffey, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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