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  1. Sarah "Sally" Coffee: Birth: 4 APR 1782 in Fayette Co., Kentucky. Death: UNKNOWN in Kentucky


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a. Note:   http://www.fortboonesboroughfoundation.org/settlers.html
 On the 1st of April, 1775, Daniel Boone, Richard Henderson and their companions, reached the southern bank of the Kentucky River, and began to build a fort, afterwards known as Boonesborough.
 The names of those persons and/or families known to have resided in or near the Fort Boonesborough and Boone's Station area follow. [among the long list on this page are]:
 Ambrose COFFEE, Jesse COFFEE
  http://incolor.inebraska.com/gwbrownx/Stevens.shtml
 The Jacob Stevens Interview, from the Draper Papers, 12 CC 133-138 contributor: Gregory Brown
 Ambrose Coffee, that died over ___ ___ , says he was in the attack on Busligh: [Hardsbgh:?], made next day, & that Harrod when wounded, ran & cried "Old Old Old? O� Lord! "
  [The website below was found on a google search but the actual website has been removed from geocities because of inactivity.]
 www.geocities.com/texandriver/coffee.htm
 Coffee Family History
 William Coffee.
 William married Sarah Raleigh.
 They had one child: Ambrose (1755-1820
 Ambrose Coffee. Born 1755 in Ireland and died in Slate Creek, Montgomery Co., KY in 1820 when he was 65.
 Ambrose married Ailsey. She was born in 1755.
 They had one child:
 Sarah (1783-)
 Sarah Coffee. Born 1783 in Fayette County, Kentucky and died in Kentucky. She Was on the 1820 census for Floyd Co., KY and the 1830 and 1840 census for Morgan Co., KY.
 In 1800, when Sarah was 17, she married James McGuire, son of John McGuire (1756-1837) & Nancy Holder (1750-1837), in Montgomery County, Kentucky. He was born in 1780 in Virginia and died in Morgan Co., KY on 2 Apr 1870, he was 90. James was on the 1820 census for Floyd Co., KY and the 1830, 1840 and 1850 census for Morgan Co., KY. The 1850 Census says James was born in Kentucky.
 They had the following children:
 John (1802-1863)
 Rebecca (1805-)
 William (1806-)
 Ambrose (1810-)
 Jane (1812-)
 Nancy (1814-)
 Elijah (1817-)
 Ailsey (1819-)
 Samuel Wiley (1822-1891)
 Jesse James (1824-1913)
  Not sure this is the right Ambrose Coffee:
 http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ky/pulaski/census/1810/1810524.jpg
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 1810 Population & Slave Schedule, Pulaski County, Kentucky
 Coffee, Ambroce; 3 males under age 10; 1 male age 10-16; 1 male 16-26; 1 male 45 & over;
 2 females under age 10; 1 female age 10-16; 1 female 26-45; 1 slave
  http://www.familypast.com/anderson_chronology.htm
 Oct 24, 1782 - Nov 14, 1782 Nicholas Anderson on pay roll of Capt. William Hoy's Company of the Lincoln Militia, in actual service on an expedition against the Shawnee Indians under the command of George Rogers Clark. Others listed include: Edward Willliams, Ambrose Coffee, James McMillan, Nicholas George, David Crews and more. George Rogers Clark and His Men, Doc. 65
 Spring 1804 to Winter 1805 Deposition of Nicholas Anderson (and others, taken at the home of Nicholas Anderson). Others interviewed include: Jilson Payne, John Harper, Ebenezer Corn, John Pleakenstalver, Ambrose Coffee, John McGuire, Presley Anderson, Edwin Williams and Daniel Williams. Depositions at Home of Nicholas Anderson Source: Fayette Co. Records, V1 Cook and Cummings.
  http://gesswhoto.com/olden-daze/index21.html
 Wisconsin Historical Society, Kentucky Papers (The Draper Collection), page # 283..., (1843) 11CC11-15: "(Shane, John D.) Interview with John Gass, near Paris, Ky. Data concerning his father, David Gass; capture of Boone and Callaway girls; siege of Boonesborough in September, 1778; William Bailey Smith, Edward Braley, John South, Ambrose Coffee, and William Collins at the siege; Maj. Joseph Kennedy and Maj. John Edwards mentioned; Estill's defeat. A.N. 5 pp."
  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hogg/archives/kentucky.html
 RESIDENTS OF THE OLD KENTUCKY FORTS AND SETTLEMENTS - PART 1:
 Petition #8 from Fort Boonesborough involved land titles and was dat
 Oct 1779. The following residents signed: Michael BEDINGER, James BERRY,
 Catherine BAUGHMAN, Thos BRYANT, John BULLOCK, Fanders CALLOWAY, John
 CALLAWAY, Braxton CARTER, Ambrose COFFEE, Wm. CRADLEBAUGH, Charles CURD,
 John DAVIS, Joseph DONIPHAN, James DOSTER, Margaret DRAKE, Benjamin
 DUNNAWAY, James ESTILL, Samuel ESTILL, Edmund FAIR, Peter HACKETT, Edwa
 HAND, John HARVESTER, Jesse HODGES, John HOLDER, Elizabeth HORN, Charles
 JOCKARS, John KELLY, John MARTIN, David McGEE, Edward NELSON, Moses NELSON,
 Thomas NOEL, William PATTERSON, Joshua PENIX, Nicholas PROCTOR, Nicholas
 PROCTOR Jr, Reuben PROCTOR, Pemberton ROLLINS, Reuben SEARCY, John SOUTH
 Sr, John South Jr, Samuel SOUTH, Jacob STARNS, Michael STONER, Walter
 WELCH, Daniel WILCOCKSON.
  http://www.shawhan.com/orders.html
 Julia Ardery's
 Kentucky Records, Volume II
 DEED ABSTRACTS, COURT ORDERS, SUITS
 BOURBON COUNTY
 RECORDS FROM ORDER BOOKS Page 114
 James Dupuy vs. Samuel Henderson and Others, Box 120
 Peter Small deposeth regarding traces-Question: "In 1780 were you not informed that the trace called Harrod's trace was the oldest trace?" Answer: "In the year 1780 after returning from Clarke's Campaign, a number of us started from Boon's Station to Lower Blue Licks to make salt and directed by Col. Boone to go to Harrod's Lick Trace, which we did, and with difficulty found it, returned home by McMillan's Trace which we found much the plainest at that time. James Dupue, Dec .18, 1782-Entered 1000 acres on a Treasury Warrant then in Fayette, now Bourbon, orator states that Samuel Henderson, assign. of Abraham Mitchell on Dec. 27, 1779, offered a certificate for 400 acres and a preemption of 1000 acres from the Commrs. who sat in Western country to adjust the titles, etc. Deposition of Edward Bradley taken at house of Andrew Friend, Sept. 8, 1801, states he was well acquainted with John Pleabe and Stalver in yr. 1782, used to hunt with him. Deposition of John McGuire, aged 35 yrs., Sept. 8, 1801. Deposition of Samuel Boone, Jr., aged 45 yrs., states he has been in this county since 1799. Dated Sept. 8, 1801. Deposition of John Pleakand Stalver, Jr.-In the year 1779-80, he marked a honey locust tree at the spring, and in spring of 1782, he, in company with Jas. Kill and Edmond Thompkins, came to the spring and in the fall he made entry for James Dupuy for 1000 acres. Dated May 4, 1801. Ambrose Coffee makes deposition regarding his acquaintance with John Pleakand Stalver, known him since 1778, and believes in his integrity. Deposition of Nicholas Anderson-Same as above, known him for 23 years. Edward Williams states he has known him since 1779 and known him to be a punctual man of unblemished character, lived in his neighborhood, etc. John Hayser-Same as above, known him since 1779. Jesse Coper-Same as above, known him since 1776.
  http://www.familypast.com/depositions.htm
 Source: Fayette County Records, Vol. I. Michael Cook, CG and Bettie A. Cummings, CG.
 p.806, Deposition of AMBROSE COFFEE (taken in Montgomery county on January 29, 1805, before WILL O'REAR and AARON HALL): In the year 1779 I became well acquainted with Edwin Williams, John Harper and Nicholas Anderson in the latter part, and in the beginning of the year 1780. I had frequently heard them say that Edwin Williams has built a cabbon in headwater of Little Mountain or Hingston creek. Sometime in the year 1780, being in the woods and came to this place where Edwin Williams and his son DANIEL WILLIAMS and John Harper and myself lodged in said cabbin reported to be said Williams cabbin and said Williams told me that he had built said cabbin, likewise the company that was present told me the same, and I never heard that said Williams ever built any other cabbin in order to procure land by but this one and it was a place of notoriety used by hunters.
 p. 806, deposition of JOHN McGUIRE (taken in Montgomery, County on January 29, 1805 before WILL O'REAR and AARON HALL): About the year 1781 he was informed that Edwin Williams had built a cabbin between the head of Small Mountain and Lulbegrud creeks, and have known it as a place of notoriety from that time. I never heard that Edwin Williams had built any other cabbin on these waters. I did not become personally acquainted with it until about February 1785.
  http://coffeycousins.blogspot.com/2005/07/amos-d-and-nancy-j-williams-coffee.html
 Coffey Cousins' Clearinghouse Weblog July 27, 2005
 Ambrose Coffee, an Irish emigrant who fought with Daniel Boone at the Battle of Fort Boonesboro in KY.
 A deposition (Madison Co. KY Deed Book I, pp 87-113, taken Nov. 22-24, 1809 in a land dispute trial), indicates that the Ambrose at Fort Boonesboro was born c1759 in Dublin, Ireland and came to the US as a young boy. He is undoubtedly the Ambrose on the Fayette county Kentucky census of 1790, and Montgomery county in 1800. He is also likely to be the Revolutionary soldier stationed at Fincastle (KY) in 1776 (See Burgess, Louis A., Virginia Soldiers of 1776, Vol. III, Baltimore, Gen. Pub. Co., 1973, p1251).
 This Ambrose has several children, including a son named Ambrose, who also had a son named Ambrose. Many of these families can be found in Montgomery, Morgan and Greenup counties in Kentucky.
 Copies of the deed book entry can probably be ordered from the Kentucky Archives, or from the Madison County clerk.
  http://home.nc.rr.com/thehaddens/pafn04.htm
 Selected Families and Individuals from Hadden Family of Kentucky
 FORT_BOONESBOROUGH: While Boonesborough scouts were ranging through Eastern Kentucky in 1779-1780, the old hunters at Boonesborough, such as Michael Stoner,Thomas Brooks, Jesse Hodges, Aquilla White, Ambrose Coffee, William Cradlebaugh, William Bush, Oswald Townsend, Stephen Hancock, Samuel Estill, Nicholas Anderson, and John Kennedy, were hunting at the gamelicks in the southeastern part of the State for meat and provisions to sustain life at the fort.
 In search of the elk they would go down the Kentucky river in canoes; in search of deer and buffalo, they would go to Joe's Lick and Blue Lick beyond Twetty's Fort, in Madison county, and sometimes they would cross on the northern side of the Kentucky river and go to the forests on the headwaters of the Licking and Elkhorn.


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