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Biographical Sketch of Archibald Coye

Archibald, son of Nehemiah Mark Coye, was born May 6, 1741, and died at Union, April 19, 1794, aged fifty-two years. He settled in Union, and became a prominent citizen and town officer. From this family comes the name of Coye Hill in Union. He was a soldier in the revolution, a sergeant in the Union company that turned out on the Lexington alarm under Captain Thomas Lawson. He married, December 25, 1760, Elizabeth, daughter of Daniel Badger Jr. She died May 28, 1808, aged sixty-six years. Children: Perley, born June 28, 1661, died in the service, in the revolution, 1781; Levi, March 31, 1763; Luke, mentioned elsewhere; Chloe, December 25, 1766; Rufus, November 26, 1768; Molly, February 5, 1770; David, March 2, 1772; Irene Kinney, June 3, 1775; Abigail, January 25, 1778; Nehemiah, March 5, 1780; Elizabeth, May 31, 1782.

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