The Gravitt Gathering -- Thomas Gravitt Genealogy



Thomas Gravitt Genealogy

The earliest known ancestor for this line is --

Thomas Gravitt, b. about 1806, m. 02 August 1821 in Hall County, Georgia to Malinda Lindsey Harmons.

Census Records
Children of Thomas and Malinda:
  1. Jasper Gravitt, d. 24 November 1862 at Richmond, Virginia while serving in Company E, 23rd Regiment, Army of Tennessee (the "Tate Guards", a unit from Pickens County, Georgia), m. Selina Mary [Unknown].
  2. Caleb Gravitt, b. 1825 in Cobb County, Georgia, d. 11 April 1895 in Evensville, Rhea County, Tennessee, m. Nellie Caroline Phillips.
  3. Temperance ("Tempy") Gravitt, b. 23 June 1827 in Georgia, d. 17 October 1887 in Wren, Lawrence County, Alabama, m. 19 November 1846 in Forsyth County, Georgia to Larkin D. Coffey, son of Jesse S. Coffey and Winnifred Crumpton, b. 08 October 1824 in Georgia, d. 10 October 1887 in Wren, Lawrence County, Alabama.
    • John Coffey, b. about 1846 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    • William R. Coffey, b. about 1848 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    • Martha Coffey, b. about 1850 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    • Mary S. Coffey, b. about 1853 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    • Martin Van Buren Coffey, b. 10 April 1854 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    • Thomas Jefferson Coffey, b. 10 November 1856 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    • Jesse L. Coffey, b. about 1857 in Lawrence County, Alabama.
    • Sara Ann Coffey, b. about 1862 in Lawrence County, Alabama.
    • Georgian A. Coffey, b. about 1865 in Lawrence County, Alabama.
    • Susan Coffey, b. about 1868 in Lawrence County, Alabama.
  4. Hester ("Hettie") Gravitt, b. 1832 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, m. 1850 in Pickens County, Georgia to Lewis Elbert Coffey, son of Jesse S. Coffey and Winnifred Crumpton, b. 1827 in Pickens County, Georgia.
    • Martha Evaline Coffey, b. 1851 in Pickens County, Georgia.
    • William L. Coffey, b. 23 March 1853 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia, d. 18 November 1905 in Oakdale, Morgan County, Tennessee, m. 05 August 1875 in Pickens County, Georgia to Nancy Dryman, daughter of Leonard Dryman and Nancy Alexander, b. 23 Feb 1854 in Pickens County, South Carolina, d. 03 April 1945 in Oakdale, Morgan County, Tennessee.
      • Leonard Edward Coffey, b. 21 April 1876 in Pickens County, South Carolina, d. 07 November 1964 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, m. 15 Sept 1899 in Roane County, Tennessee to Eva Jane Gamble .
      • J. Harrison Coffey, b. 29 July 1878 in Pickens County, South Carolina, d. 15 July 1966 in Roane County, Tennessee, m. Roane County, Tennessee to Annie Laymance.
      • S. Josie Coffey, b. 28 June 1880 in Murray County, Georgia, d. 06 November 1881 in Murray County, Georgia.
      • Rosa Coffey, b. 16 November 1882 in Murray County, Georgia, d. 08 October 1960 in Morgan County, Tennessee, m. first to Will Delaney, later to Arthur Shephard.
      • William E. ("Bill") Coffey, b. 05 September 1885 in Murray County, Georgia, d. 1940, m. first to Lucy Robbins, later to Donna Robbins.
      • Walter F. Coffey, b. 03 March 1889 in Murray County, Georgia, d. 31 May 1970 Roane County, Tennessee, m. 11 August 1917 in Roane County, Tennessee to Nora Ellis Adkisson.
      • Lawrence W. Coffey, b. 05 December 1891 in Athens, Tennessee, d. 09 January 1979 in Oakdale, Morgan County, Tennessee, m. 05 June 1919 in Roane County, Tennessee to Essie Edwards.
      • Coral Vernie Mae Coffey, b. 22 June 1894 in Rhea County, Tennessee, d. 03 March 1975 in Roane County, Tennessee,m. 11 March 1912 to Charles Robert Clark.
      • Minnie Coffey, b. 17 February 1897 in Cumberland County, Tennessee, d. 16 January 1931 in Morgan County, Tennessee, m. 12 January 1924 in Morgan County, Tennessee to Dave Lee Blake, son of Christopher Columbus Blake and Rachel M. Snow, b. 05 January 1892, d. 22 December 1958.

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