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Re: WW1 casualties
« Reply #54 on: Sunday 16 September 18 19:25 BST (UK) »
Would there be any likelihood of finding anything more about John Coffey? There is very little for anyone to go on, an approximate birth year, and I see from one of the obituaries found by RH137 that he lived in Cohoes at some point.
Mullingar, Westmeath Ireland: Gilligan/Wall/Meagher/Maher/Gray/O'Hara
Bristol: Woodman/James/Derrick
Bristol/Somerset: Saunders/Wilmot
Gloucestershire:Woodman/Mathews/Tandy/Stinchcombe/Marten/Thompson
Wiltshire: Mathews
Carmarthen: Thomas, Davies, Lewis, Humphreys, Williams, Jenkins

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Re: WW1 casualties
« Reply #55 on: Sunday 16 September 18 20:24 BST (UK) »
Would there be any likelihood of finding anything more about John Coffey? There is very little for anyone to go on, an approximate birth year, and I see from one of the obituaries found by RH137 that he lived in Cohoes at some point.

Here's another obit For John H Coffey that was in the Utica Observer.

It give his DOB  as well as POB. It also states:  "He married May Woodworth who survives."

3rd column from right under - Death and Funerals for Utica.

Obit: http://www.rootschat.com/links/01mqe/

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Re: WW1 casualties
« Reply #56 on: Sunday 16 September 18 20:35 BST (UK) »
Sons names in censuses matches what was listed in obit.

John H Coffey in 1900 with wife and children.

1900 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MS63-3XX

John widowed in 1910 with sons.

1910 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5CS-JT1

John married to May/Mary in 1930.

1930 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4RZ-1JQ

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Re: WW1 casualties
« Reply #57 on: Sunday 16 September 18 20:36 BST (UK) »
Good finds!  All the pieces are finally fitting.

I don't think this one showed up before...

"George Woodman and Miss May Woodworth were united in marriage on Wednesday evening, at South New Berlin by the Rev. P. G. Ruckman. After spending a few days in Otego they re-returned to his father's home where they are to live. May their lives be ever bright and happy, and sunshine ever
fall upon their pathway."

http://www.fultonhistory.com/Newspaper%2018/South%20New%20Berlin%20NY%20Bee/South%20New%20Berlin%20NY%20Bee%201904/South%20New%20Berlin%20NY%20Bee%201904%20-%200242.pdf

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Re: WW1 casualties
« Reply #58 on: Sunday 16 September 18 20:55 BST (UK) »
Good finds!  All the pieces are finally fitting.

I don't think this one showed up before...

"George Woodman and Miss May Woodworth were united in marriage on Wednesday evening, at South New Berlin by the Rev. P. G. Ruckman. After spending a few days in Otego they re-returned to his father's home where they are to live. May their lives be ever bright and happy, and sunshine ever
fall upon their pathway."

http://www.fultonhistory.com/Newspaper%2018/South%20New%20Berlin%20NY%20Bee/South%20New%20Berlin%20NY%20Bee%201904/South%20New%20Berlin%20NY%20Bee%201904%20-%200242.pdf

Sadly that didnít seem to be the case, with May clearing the house out, and George living elsewhere  >:(

Thank you both once again
Mullingar, Westmeath Ireland: Gilligan/Wall/Meagher/Maher/Gray/O'Hara
Bristol: Woodman/James/Derrick
Bristol/Somerset: Saunders/Wilmot
Gloucestershire:Woodman/Mathews/Tandy/Stinchcombe/Marten/Thompson
Wiltshire: Mathews
Carmarthen: Thomas, Davies, Lewis, Humphreys, Williams, Jenkins