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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_California_Pioneers

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 /San Francisco/April 1849; R. P. ...

www.blackpast.org/aaw/coffey-alvin-aaron-1822-1902

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 ...

www.sfmuseum.org/bio/coffey.html

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 ...

www.californiapioneers.org/alvin-coffey-african-american-pioneer

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 ...

localwiki.org/oakland/Alvin_A._Coffey

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  ...

www.uncrownedcommunitybuilders.com/person/alvin-coffey-2

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 determined to have a ...

www.mercurynews.com/2011/07/04/ex-slaves-descendants-prosper-in-bay-area

Jul 4, 2011 ... It's a legacy Williams-Jackson said she believes originated with her great-great- grandfather Alvin Coffey — who many historians agree was ...

www.nytimes.com/1994/04/17/style/weddings-amy-m-ellis-gregory-coffey.html

Apr 17, 1994 ... ... Ellis of Newton Centre, Mass., was married yesterday to Gregory Joseph Coffey, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin J. Coffey of Port Charlotte, Fla.

www.theclio.com/web/entry?id=22436

Apr 9, 2016 ... ... Slides circa 1900, Judging By The Cover: The History of Decorative Publishers' Bindings, and Alvin Aaron Coffey: African American Pioneer.

www.jstor.org/stable/2713792

Alvin Coffey was born in 1822, in Saint Louis, Missouri. He came to Cali- fornia with his sick master, a Mr. Duvall, who landed in San Francisco, Septem-.