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Emma E. ROBERTS[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Female 1884 - 1978  (93 years)


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  • Name Emma E. ROBERTS 
    Born 11 Sep 1884  , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 8, 9, 10
    • Sep 1884, GA -> stated on 1900 census
      1885, GA -> age 25 on 1910 census
      11 Sep 1884 -> Find a Grave
      11 Sep 1884 -> SSDI

      probably Murray, GA -> her parents appeared there in 1880 (and until the end of their lives)
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Bull Pen District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Emma V. (15) appeared in the household of Martin Roberts as his daughter. She was born September 1884. She was single. She and her mother were born in Georgia and her father was born in Tennessee. She had no stated occupation. She was literate. Other household members included Rosey E. V. (47), William L. (27), Mary E. (18), Sarah E (daughter, 13), Burtis A (daughter, 10), and Colquit Wade (laborer, 22).

      Emma's brother, Elijah Monteville Roberts, appeared next door.
    Census 1910  Eton, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Emma (25) appeared in the household of Will W. Coffey (27) as his wife. They had been married 4 years. She was born in Georgia, her father in Tennessee, and her mother in Georgia. She had no occupation. She was literate. Their home was rented and was a house. The household included Haymond (3) and Thelma (11/12).
    Census 1920  Fairmount Town, Gordon, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Tennessee Street 
    Census 1930  Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    River Road 
    Residence 1965  Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "[sister], Mrs. Emma Coffey of Fitzgerald, Ga. . ."
    Residence 1965  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    residence at the time she applied for a SS # 
    Residence 1978  Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    residence at time of death 
    • Ben Hill County, GA -> GA Deaths
      Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, GA -> SSDI
    Died 22 Mar 1978  , Ben Hill, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8, 9
    Buried Aft 22 Mar 1978  Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Evergreen Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Emma V. Roberts -> 1900 census
      Emma Coffey -> 1910 census
      Emma A. Coffey -> 1930 census
      Emma E. Coffey -> GA Deaths
      Emma Roberts -> The Heritage of Bradley County

      Connection to parents:
      She is named as a child of Martin Lafayette Roberts and Rosa E. Ellis -> The Heritage of Bradley County
    Person ID I1874  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2012 

    Father Martin Lafayette ROBERTS,   b. 2 May 1853, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1925, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Rosa Evelyn ELLIS,   b. 28 Mar 1853, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1936, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1872  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Webster COFFEY,   b. 5 Apr 1885, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1947, , Ben Hill, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1906  [3, 7
    • *They had been married 4 years according to the 1910 census.
      *According to the 1930 census, Will was 23 and Emma was 22 when they were married, also consistent with a 1906 wedding date.
    Children 
     1. Namon COFFEY,   b. 6 May 1907
     2. Haymond Webster COFFEY,   b. 16 May 1907, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1984, , Ben Hill, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Thelma Annie Lou COFFEY,   b. 1 May 1909, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1929  (Age 19 years)
     4. Ruth E. COFFEY,   b. 29 Mar 1917, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 2003  (Age 86 years)
     5. Living
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Emma (Roberts) Coffey
    Emma (Roberts) Coffey

  • Sources 
    1. [S303] Hemphill Family Scrapbook, Obituary for Alice Hemphill, digital image; undated clipping from undated newspaper, ca. 1965; In 2009, Ms. Davis provided her scrapbook to the author and allowed her to scan the contents (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S310] 1910 Census. Georgia. Murray County, McDonald Militia District; 110; sheet 1-B; dwelling 13, family 13; Will W. Coffey household; accessed; 30 December 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S418] 1930 Census. Georgia. Ben Hill County, Fitzgerald District; 9-8; sheet 13-A (penned); dwelling 258, family 259; William W. Coffey household; accessed; 20 December 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S305] Georgia Deaths, 1919-98, accessed; 20 December 2011; entry for Emma E. Coffey, death certificate no. 010987 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S277] 1900 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop. sch., Bull Pen District; 68; sheet 16-A; dwelling 279, family 279; Martin Roberts household; accessed; 21 December 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S411] Heritage of Bradley County, TN - Martin LaFayette Roberts (1030), p. 383-384; citing Roberts and Allied Families by Tolva Roberts Whitehead (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S310] 1910 Census. Georgia. Murray County, McDonald Militia District; 110; sheet 1-B; dwelling 13, family 13; Will W. Coffey household; accessed; 30 December 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S96] Find A Grave. Databases*, entry for Emma R. Coffey (1884-1978), Memorial No. 32868157, Records of Evergreen Cemetery, Ben Hill County, Georgia; record copyright Dorothy (DJ) Thompson (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S297] Social Security Death Index, accessed; 20 December 2011; Emma Coffey; SS no. [privately held]; 1965 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S674] 1880 Census. Georgia. Murray County, roll 159, Eighth District, enumeration district (ED) 153, p. 25 (penned), dwelling 219, family 224, Martin L. Roberts. (Reliability: 3).
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