About Joseph A Caffey:
1880 Census Place: Union, Webster, Missouri
Joseph A Caffey , Head, 40, Tn, nc, nc, farmer,
N Caffey , Son, 19, mo, Tn, Tn, apprentice blacksmith,
Sarah C Caffey , Daughter, 18, mo, Tn, Tn,
Manda M Caffey , Daughter, 15, mo, Tn, Tn, ah,
Mariah E Caffey , Daughter, 12,
mo, Tn, Tn, ah,
Susan L Caffey , Daughter, 10, mo, Tn, Tn, ah,
Josephine Caffey , Daughter, 8,
mo, Tn, Tn,
Thomas W E Caffey , Son, 6, mo, Tn, Tn,
His obituary states:
"Death of Joseph
A. Caffey 1916 Joseph A Caffey died at his home in Phillipsburg Saturday, April 28th. He was born in
Meigs Co, Tennessee, November 7, 1836, and was 80 years of age. He had not been in good health for some
time but his last illness was of only a few weeks duration. Interment was in the Eureka cemetery, near
Grove Springs. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Fred McClanahan. He was thrice married and a
wife and fourteen children survive him. Twelve children and several grandchildren were present at the
funeral. He was a good and kind man, liked by all who knew him. He lived his life quietly, responding
to his country's call in time of stress, having served loyally during the civil war. He was a good citizen
and abode with friends for more than three score years and ten. He enjoyed the love of his family and
respect of friends. His death brought sorrow to many hearts. The community's sympathy goes out to the
sorrowing ones in their great bereavement ."
Military Records Search Missouri State Archives
Co. D 74th Reg't E.M.M.
Enrolled July 28, 1862
by Gen. BROWN
Relieved: March 1, 1863
Days in actual service 212
Remark Only M.R. of
above Co. on file in this office.
Co. L 72nd Reg't E.M.M
by Gen. Holland
Relieved: Nov 15, 1864
by Gen. Holland
actual service 51
About James N Caffey:
Occupation given as apprentice blacksmith in 1880 census.
About Manda Maggie Caffey:
Listed as "Manda" in 1880 census.