Surname: McCoy

Biographical Sketch of George McCoy

(See Downing) Major Downing, an officer in the British army, married a full blood Cherokee woman of the Wolf Clan and their daughter, Nannie, married McSwain. Their daughter, Elizabeth McSwain, married David Welch and they were the parents of Elizabeth, George Washington and Sidney Welch. Elizabeth Welch, born November 11, 1811, married Joshua Buffington, Isaac Ragsdale, Nix and Moses Alberty. George Washington Welch married Margaret Jones. He died March 20, 1840, and she died July 26, 1851. Elizabeth Welch had no children by her marriage with Nix and her children by her other three marriages were: Nannie Buffington, David Welch

Biography of John McCoy

JOHN MCCOY (deceased). All people of true sensibility, who have a just regard for the memory of those who have departed this life, cherish the details of the history of men, whose careers have been marked by uprightness and truth and whose lives have been filled up with acts of usefulness. It is, therefore, with gratification that we present to our readers a sketch of John McCoy, whose life in this county has been such as to make his memory justly respected. He was a native of that grand old Mother of States, Virginia, his birth occurring in 1799. When

Slave Narrative of George Pretty

Interviewer: Viola B. Muse Person Interviewed: George Pretty Location: Vero Beach and Gifford, Florida Age: 84 George Pretty of Vero Beach and Gifford, Florida, was born a free man, at Altoona, Pennsylvania, January 30, 1852. His father Isaac Pretty was also free born. His maternal grand-father Alec McCoy and his paternal grand-father George Pretty were born slaves who lived in the southern part of Pennsylvania. He does not know how his father came to be born free but knows that he was told that from early childhood. In Altoona, according to George, there were no slaves during his life there

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Alabama Court Records

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Biography of James L. McCoy

James L. McCoy has for many years been identified with the lumber industry both in Kansas and Arkansas, and manages his extensive interests from his home and headquarters at Coffeyville. Nearly all his active career has been spent in the West and in the early days of Oklahoma he went there as a pioneer and opened a farm. James L. McCoy was born in Atchison County, Missouri, May 21, 1862. Four generations of the McCoys have lived in this country, having come originally from Scotland, and the family were early settlers in the State of Ohio. Mr. McCoy’s grandfather, Andrew

Olds, George R. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon George R. Olds died on January 22, 1988 at the Veterans Medical Center in Portland. He was born February 15, 1924 at Buffalo, Wyo., son of George and Agnes (Anderson) Olds. On May 7, 1950 he was married to Helen Hollas at Billings, Montana. He was a lineman for Pacific Power and Light. Survivors include his wife, Helen of Enterprise; on son, Donald Olds of Fountain Green , Utah; four daughters, Sharon Price of Milton-Freewater, Patsy Reynolds of Anchorage, Alaska, Nancy Lathrop of La Grande and Shelley Curtis of Baker; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial services were

McCoy, Joe – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Word of the death of Joe McCoy, youngest son of George W. and Alice Hamilton McCoy, has been received by his cousin, Ed McCoy of Leap. He is survived by his wife, Mary, at the home in Hermiston. They have no children. He worked for Bonneville Power at The Dalles and for several years, at Hermiston. Funeral Services were held Feb 2 at Jefferson with interment at Albany. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, Thursday, February 4, 1988 Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Dixie Ricker

McCoy, Margaret Elizabeth Young – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Margaret Elizabeth Young McCoy Margaret Elizabeth Young McCoy, 88, of La Grande died Feb. 2 at a local care center. A celebration of life will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Loveland Funeral Chapel. Mrs. McCoy was born June 19, 1918, to Fred and Sarah (Monroe) Young in Crane. She moved to La Grande in 1921 with her family and grew up with her three sisters. The family operated the Young’s Ice House and Delivery, harvesting ice near Riverside Park. On April 3, 1935, she married Ralph McCoy. They farmed in the Mount Glenn area and, after

McCoy, Ralph Edwin – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Ralph Edwin McCoy Ralph Edwin McCoy, 90, of La Grande, died June 2 at a local care home. A private family graveside service is planned for 10 a.m. June 19 at the Grandview Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to attend a casual dress celebration of life potluck at 1 p.m. at Riverside Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel. Ralph was born March 25, 1917, to Dell and Mintie (Neal) McCoy in La Grande. On April 3, 1935, he married Margaret Young. They were married nearly 72 years at the time of her

McCoy, Elmer – Obituary

Elmer “Ellis” McCoy, 85, formerly of La Grande, died of natural causes March 1 in Klamath Falls. A memorial is planned for summer 2008 in La Grande. Elmer, also known as Ellis, was born in February 1923 in La Grande, the youngest son of Delmer and Mintie (Neal) McCoy. His parents operated a dairy on Mt. Glen Road. Ellis attended the Mt. Glen School and graduated from La Grande High School. He took over the family dairy and ran it for many years. Ellis married Rose Marie Buckley on Aug. 10, 1944. He enjoyed running the dairy, farming and operating