Sidney Coffey (1889 - 1968)

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Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida

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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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1889 - In the year that Sidney Coffey was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

1893 - Sidney was just 4 years old when on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

1903 - Sidney was just 14 years old when two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

1952 - He was 63 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1968 - In the year of Sidney Coffey's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Sidney Coffey passed away in July 1968 at age 78. No cause of death has been listed for Sidney. He was born on October 13, 1889. We are unaware of information about Sidney's family. We know that Sidney Coffey had been residing in Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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