Established in 1850, the Society of California Pioneers is dedicated to the study
and enjoyment .... John Benson /San Francisco/April 1849; Alvin A. Coffey /
Sacramento Valley/May 1849; Edward Conner...
Alvin Aaron Coffey was born a slave in Mason County, Kentucky on July 14, 1822
as the property of Margaret Cooke. His parents were Lewis (Larkin) Coffey and ...
ALVIN A. COFFEY has told his own story in the Book of Reminiscences, which
can be seen at the library of the California Society of Pioneers, located on ...
Alvin Aaron Coffey was born into slavery in Mason County, Kentucky in 1822 or
1824 (sources differ). He persuaded his fourth owner to allow him to emigrate to ...
Alvin Aaron Coffey, Sr. (July 14, 1822 - October 28, 1902) was the only African
American member of the California Society of Pioneers. Coffey was born a slave
Alvin Coffey was born a slave in Kentucky in 1822. He persuaded his fourth
owner to allow him to travel to California to earn enough to purchase his freedom.
May 4, 2013 ... Alvin Coffey, born in 1822 as a slave, was first brought to California in 1849 by Dr
. Bennett of Missouri to work for a short time in the gold mines.
Sep 4, 2014 ... Alvin Aaron Coffey was born a slave in Mason County, Kentucky on July 14, 1822
to Lewis Larkin Coffey and Nellie Cook. Alvin Coffey was ...
Alvin Coffey was born in 1822, in Saint Louis, Missouri. He came to Cali- ...
Whereupon Alvin told him if he would let him return to California, he could easily
Sep 14, 2005 ... Father of William, Mary F. Coffey Pindell, John W. Coffey, Alvin A. Coffey, Lavinia
Bassett Coffey Logan Snaden, Stephen Ware Coffey, Charles ...