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Martin Hardin Cofer

army officer , jurist

Martin Hardin Cofer, American army officer, jurist.

Background

Cofer, Martin Hardin was born on April 1, 1832 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary (Hardin) Cofer.

Career

Editor Elizabethtown Democrat. Made provost marshal Confederate Army of Tenn.

Works

  • Author: A Supplemental Digest of Decisions of the Court of Appeals of Kentucky, 1853-1867, published 1867 (standard authority on judicial procedure in Kentucky).

Connections

Married Mary E. Bush, 1853.

father:
Thomas Cofer

mother:
Mary (Hardin) Cofer

spouse:
Mary E. Bush