Biographical Sketch of Luke Coye

Luke, son of Archibald Coye, was born at Union, Connecticut, January 27, 1765. He died February 16, 1859. He married, in 1786, Sebra Chapman, of Ashford. Connecticut. She died in April, 1799- He married, in the autumn following, Mercy Haviland. He resided in Ashford until about 1817, when he settled in Ontario county, New York. His second wife’s family was of Rensselaerville, New York, though they were married by Solomon Wales, Esq., a justice of the peace of Union, Connecticut. A letter written to Luke Coye by his brother Rufus, from Ashford, Connecticut, is in the possession of Elmer N. Cope of Naples, mentioned elsewhere. It is dated November 5, 1796, and relates to family affairs of that time. Luke was then living in Ashford. Elmer N. Coye is now (1910) living on the Luke Coye farm which was cleared before 1817 in Naples, Ontario county.

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