was born 1774 in South Carolina1, and died in September 1859 in Pontotoc
Co., Mississippi to causes unknown following a three month illness.2 She
married Robert Montgomery.
He was born 1765 in South Carolina3, and died 1850 in
LaFayette Co., Mississippi.
is known of Rebecca's origins. That she was born in South Carolina is
confirmed by the 1850 Census. At that date she was living in Lafayette
County, Mississippi with her husband,
Robert Montgomery, who died that same
year. They were living near her youngest daughter (Rebecca Jane),
son-in-law (James Gideon) and grandchildren.
after Robert died, she moved to Pontotoc County because she died there in
after an illness lasting three months. She is listed on the mortality schedule for Pontotoc County in 1860.
working on the assumption that both Robert Montgomery and Rebecca Coffee
are from Lancaster County, South Carolina. There are both Montgomery and
Coffee families on the 1790 census. Perhaps she is the daughter of Hugh
Coffee and Agnes Montgomery Coffee. If so, she may be known as Jane to
genealogy researchers. Or she may be an unknown to them.
Children of Rebecca
Coffee and Robert
MONTGOMERY, Of Cotton Gin, Mississippi;
b. 1790, South Carolina; d. 1833, Monroe Co.?, Mississippi; m. ANNIE
b. 1800, North Carolina or Georgia4; d. 1880, Plus, Pontotoc
b. June 01, 1804, South Carolina; d. August 13, 1866, Pontotoc Co., Mississippi;
b. 1797, North Carolina.
b. 1808, South Carolina; d. 1870, Calhoun Co., Mississippi; m. GEORGE
b. 1805, Georgia or Kentucky.
b. Abt. 1810, South Carolina7.
b. abt. 1813 in South Carolina; d. btw. 1832 and 1840, Tennessee; m. WILEY
b. 1813, Tennessee.
b. 1815, South Carolina; m. JAMES
December 24, 1835, Mississippi; b. 1812, Tennessee.