Hugh Patrick Caffey Family


Hugh Patrick Caffey Family

Husband: Hugh Patrick Caffey

Born: 27 Oct 1807at: , Rockingham Co, NC
Married: 28 Jan 1830at: Lowndesboro, Lowndes Co, Al
Died: 21 Oct 1847at: , Montgomery Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Father: Thomas Caffey
Mother: Mary B. (Polly) Patrick

Wife: Jane Caroline Dunklin

Born: 09 Feb 1814at: , Lowndes Co, Al
Died: 14 Oct 1874at: 
Buried: at: 
Father: William Dunklin
Mother: Ann Hendrick Hamilton


Name: Thomas Dunklin Caffey
Born: 23 Apr 1831at: Lowndesboro, Lowndes Co, Al
Died: 10 Nov 1904at: , , Al
Buried: at: Verbena Cemetery, Verbena, Al

Name: Hugh William (Will) Caffey
Born: 28 Feb 1833at: Lowndesboro, Lowndes Co, Al
Died: 15 Oct 1919at: Lowndesboro, Lowndes Co, Al
Buried: at: Verbena Cemetery, Verbena, Al
Spouses: Jerusha May Rives  Alabama (Bamer) Gordon  

Name: Caroline Caffey
Born: 1835at: 
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 

Name: Hooper Patrick Caffey
Born: 26 Mar 1837at: , , Al
Died: 13 Sep 1863at: Gettysburgh, , Pa
Buried: at: Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburgh, Pa
Spouses: Mariah E. Rast  

Name: Mary Ann Caffey
Born: 23 Jan 1840at: Collirene, Lowndes Co, Al
Died: 16 Dec 1873at: , , Tx
Buried: at: Wharton, Tx unmarked grave
Spouses: William Wathin Dunklin  

Name: Irene Caroline Caffey
Born: 29 Oct 1845at: 
Died: 14 Jul 1900at: 
Buried: at: Verbena Cemetery, Verbena, Al
Spouses: John Ashurst Caffey  

More Information:

About Hugh Patrick Caffey:

CAFFEY, HUGH PATRICK, planter and sheriff, was born October 27, 1807, in Gullford County, N. C., and died October 21, 1847, in Montgomery; son of Thomas and Mary (Patrick) Caffey (q. v.). He removed at an early age to Georgia later locating in Alabama. He was at one time deputy sheriff of Lowndes County and later sheriff of Montgomery County. Married: January 28, 1830, to Jane Caroline, daughter of William and Ann Hendrick (Hamilton) Dunklin, of Collirene, Lowndes County. Children: 1. Thomas Dunklin, d. unm.; 2. Hugh William (q. v.); 3. Hooper Patrick, m. Maria Rast; 4. Mary Ann, m. William Watkin Dunklin; 5. Irene Caroline, m. John Ashurst Caffey. Last residence: Montgomery.

Came to , Montgomery Co, Al with his family in 1817 and then on to Lowndesboro in 1822 which was then in Montgomery county. Old records show Hugh Patrick as coroner at Hayneville, Al in March of 1832. Later he was deputy sheriff of Lowndes Co.. In 1836 he moved his family to Montgomery, where he served as sheriff of that Co.. He died in 1847, leaving Jane a widow, at age 33, with children aged 2 to 16. Hugh met Jane in Collirene, Al when her family moved there in 1826. They married before Jane reached her 16th birthday.

DOD aka 10 Feb 1847

About Jane Caroline Dunklin:

Home in 1850(City,County,State): Lowndes, Lowndes, Alabama
Ann H Dunklin 63
Jane C Coffey 36
Thomas Coffey 19
Hooper Coffey 13
Mary A C Coffey 10
Irene Coffey 5

About Thomas Dunklin Caffey:

Thomas was 29 years old and practicing law in , Montgomery Co, Al when he joined the Third AL Infantry. Although Thomas survived the war, he suffered intensely from shrapnel wounds in his legs and was never able to return to law practice. He never married and lived as a semi-invalid at his brother Hugh's home in Collirene, then in Hayneville, and in Verbena, Al until he died on November 10, 1904. He was buried in Verbena. This info from book "Collirene"
Letter's written by Thomas Caffey, a member of the Metropolitian Guards of , Montgomery Co, Al, to members of his family appear in Confederate Veteran Magazine.(Jan.1918) Thomas belonged to the well known Caffey family of Middle AL. He had been practicing law in Montgomery for some years when, in January 1861, he volunteered for military duty and served for several weeks at Pensacola, Florida. Returning to Montgomery, he enlisted in the Metropolitian Guards, which became Company F, 3rd AL Infantry, with which he went to Virginia and served throughout the entire war, surrendering at Appomattox.
Was wounded in leg at the battle of Chancellorsville, VA, May 2 and 3, 1863. Appeared on a roll of Prisoners of War, belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, who have been this day surrendered by General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A., commanding said Army, to Lieut. Genl. U.S. Grant, commanding Armies of the United States. Done at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Was a Sgt.

Burial: Verbena, Al
Enlisted: April 26, 1861, Montgomery Co, Al, CSA 3rd AL Inf. 2nd Srgt.
Surrendered: April 09, 1865, by Gen. Lee to Gen. Grant Appomattox Court House, Virginia

Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM