Andrew Eugene Caffey Family


Andrew Eugene Caffey Family

Husband: Andrew Eugene Caffey

Born: 22 Feb 1848at: , Lowndes Co, Al
Married: 16 Mar 1881at: , Lowndes Co, Al
Died: at: Columbia, Maury Co, Tn
Buried: at: 
Father: John Hooper Caffey
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Ivey
Other Spouses: Minnie McLemore  

Wife: Annie Haynes

Born: Dec 1860at: , , Al
Died: Bef 1910at: , , Al
Buried: at: 


Name: John H Caffey
Born: Dec 1882at: , , Al
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 

Name: Willie E Caffey
Born: Aug 1884at: , , Al
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 

Name: Henry L Caffey
Born: Aug 1889at: , , Al
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 

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About Andrew Eugene Caffey:

CAFFEE, ANDREW EUGENE, planter, editor, sheriff, probate judge, State senator, associate railroad commissioner, was born February 22, 1848, at Lowndesboro, Lowndes County; son of John Hooper and Mary Elizabeth (Ivey) Caffee, both natives of Alabama, the former a member of the 3rd Alabama infantry regiment, C. S. Army, afterwards a blockade runner, captured and imprisoned at Fort Lafayette, paroled by General Dix, and later supplied the Western Army with provisions; grandson of Hooper and Mary (Shelcott) Caffee, both natives of North Carolina who removed to Montgomery County, the former a wealthy planter and owner of the paper that was afterwards merged into the "Montgomery Advertiser," and of Jesse Ivey, a native of Virginia, who located in Lowndes County, later removing to Louisiana; great-grandson of John and Mary (Hooper) Caffee (q. v.).

Judge Caffee attended the schools at Lowndesboro, later was a student at Central institute, Coosa County, and finished his college course at Bryant and Stratton College, Indianapolis. He entered the C. S. Army as a private in Sayre's battery, and afterwards joined the Montgomery's Blue's, of Lee's battery.

After the war he located in Montgomery as a clerk, later moved to Tuskegee and became a merchant.

In 1866 he removed to New York where he clerked for a short while. In 1868 he removed to Indianapolis where he worked for the "Saturday Evening Mirror" and "The People."

He spent some time with Maximilian, in Mexico, and about eight years in travel in the Pacific and Rocky mountain states.

He returned to Montgomery in 1875, but in a short while moved to Iowa where he did newspaper 'work for a few years, at one time being editor of "The Times," Columbus, la.; editor of "The Herald," Wapello, la.; and reported on the Daily Journal," Muscatine, la.

He again returned to Alabama, 1878, and located in Lowndes County; was appointed sheriff, 1880; elected probate judge, 1886, re-elected 1892, and served until 1898; served as State senator 1898; appointed railroad commissioner, 1899, serving in this position until 1903. He is a wealthy planter and breeder of Hambletonian horses. He is a Democrat; a Presbyterian. Author: "History of Muscatine County, Iowa." Married: (1) in 1874, to Minnie McLemore; (2) March 6, 1881, at Collirene, to Annie, daughter of William B. Haynes, of Lowndes County. Children: two daughters and a son, John Hooper, who was a student at the University of Alabama, 1899-1900. Residence: Birmingham.

Home in 1910: Mobile Ward 8, Mobile, Alabama
Andrew E Caffee 62 , Literary Work, Magazine
Henry L Caffee 20 , Clerk
Henry Franklin 40 , preacher, gospel
Anna Franklin 40 , cook, house
Anna Franklin 9
Lawrence Franklin 8

Home in 1900: Marion, Perry, Alabama
Andrew E Caffee 52 , Rail Road Commissoner
Annie E Caffee 39
John H Caffee 17
Willie E Caffee 15
Henry L Caffee 10
Katie Carson 11 , servant

Home in 1880: Lowndesborough, Lowndes, Alabama
Clarance Douglass 40 , dry goods
Virginia Douglass 34
Mary Douglass 12
Willie Douglass 10
Archie Douglass 5
Venus Mc Queen 60
Eliza Mc Queen 9
Turner Mitchel 25

About Annie Haynes:

Home in 1880: Collerine, Lowndes, Alabama
William B. Haynes 59
Elsey L. Haynes 54
Anna E. Haynes 19
Hugh W. Haynes 16
Baxter Haynes 7
Eliza Lyman 47

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