I am seeking proof that Abraham Coffman was the son of John Henry Coffman and Esther Bewley. They also had a daughter Elizabeth A. Coffman, she married James Purcell and they lived in Hardin County, Kentucky.
Abraham married Elizabeth Miller, they are buried at East Rudes Creek Cemetery. Henry and Esther are buried at Witt Cemetery.
Abraham Coffman was born in 1763. He died in Hardin County, Kentucky in 1849. His will was dated August 26, 1849 and filled in the Hardin County, Kentucky records. Abraham was married to Margaret Ann Triplett. Margaret died in 1850.
The children of Abraham and Margaret were:
·Mary (Polly) was born on January 27, 1797. Mary (Polly) was married on March 19, 1822 to Joseph Scifres. She died on August 22, 1837.
·Axsa was married on December 26, 1822 to John Miller.
·Richard Harmon was married on August 05, 1823 to Ellender Miller
·Matilda was married on September 18, 1822 to Sanford L. Triplett and 2nd to a Mr. McGovern.
·Aaron was married on May 23, 1830 to Manonine or Marianne Pendleton.
·Moses was married on May 26, 1831 to Nancy Hobbs.
·Lydia was married to a Mr. Clark.
·Lucretia was born in 1818. Lucretia was married on January 27, 1833 to William T. Kendall.
·Eliza Ann (Patsy) was born in 1819. She was married on August 14, 1842 to James Atcher. She died in 1856 and is buried in the Shelton Family Cemetery.
·Alfred Thomas was born in 1823. He was married to Susan Catherine Woodring on April 30, 1844.
·John Henry was born January 1, 1792. He was married to Hester A. Bewley on December 5, 1819. He died on August 5, 1879. Henry and Ester are buried in the Whitt Cemetery in Rineyville, Kentucky, as are Esther’s parents.
·Bethana married to a Mr. Morgan.
John Henry and Ester Bewley Coffman belonged to the Union Baptist church.
Henry Coffman states in his application for a land grant that he served in the war of 1812 under Captain James Cartnills Company @ Fincastle, Botetcourt County, Virginia. Esther was the daughter of Christopher and Nancy Agnes Patterson Bewley.
Henry and Ester had the following children:
·Elizabeth who was born in 1820. Elizabeth was married to James Purcell on November 13, 1844.
·Abraham was born on September 22, 1822. He was married to Elizabeth Miller. He died on September 28, 1880. Elizabeth was a member of the East Rudes Creek Baptist Church. She died at 80 years old on January 21, 1908. They are buried in East Rudes Creek Cemetery in Hardin County, Kentucky.
Other possible children were:
·Henry was born in 1827 in Kentucky. He was married to Sally Sarah Hundley on January 21, 1850.
·David was born in 1830.
Abraham Coffman was named for his grandfather Abraham. He was married to Elizabeth Miller. They are both buried in East Rudes Creek Cemetery in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.