McCOY FAMILY NOTES

 

Submitted by June White.

William McCoy fought in the Revolutionary War and was awarded a Land Office Military Warrant #3348 for 200 acres in Kentucky. William McCoy, Sr., and his wife Cordella or Cordilla, some say--had twelve children:

        1) William McCoy, B. 1773
        2) Ezekiel McCoy, B. 1775 D.1840 married Nancy Davis.
        3) Walter McCoy,  B. 1776
        4) Samuel McCoy,  B. 1782 D.1855 married Elizabeth Davis in Tazewell
Co., on 12 Aug 1801.
        5) Nancy McCoy, B. 1784 married Thomas McColley.
        6) Elizabeth McCoy, B. 1786 married William Scott.
        7) John McCoy, B. 1788 married Margaret Jackson.
        8) Daniel McCoy, B. 1790 married Margaret Taylor.  Daniel is listed 
in the 1880 Logan County Census age 90 living in the Eli Duty household.  
Eli Duty was the s/o Daniel daughter Harriet McCoy.  
        9) Richard McCoy married first Betsy Adkins, married second Mary Ann 
Chaney, married third Jane Allen.
        10) Joseph McCoy, B. 1795 married Mary Maynard.
        11) Benjamin McCoy, B. 1798
        12) Randolph McCoy, B. 1801 married Mary Ann Stafford.

William McCoy was awarded a Land Office Military Warrant #3348 for 200 acres in Kentucky.

Samuel McCoy was born about 1782. He was the fourth child of William and ? McCoy (Some researchers say Cordelia). Samuel married Elizabeth Davis on 12 Aug 1801 in Tazewell Co., VA. Their children include the following:

        1) Hiram McCoy B. 1803, married first  ?, married second Chloe
Chapman Sansom.
        2) Rebecca McCoy B. 1805.  Never married.
        3) John McCoy B. 1807, married Margaret Burress. 
        4) Asa McCoy  B. 1810,  married Eleanor Burress on 14 Sept 1832. 
        5) William McCoy, B. 1811, married Mary A. Burress, d/o Rachael
Burress.
        6) Ellender McCoy, B. 1813, married Compton Stafford.
        7) Phoebe McCoy , B. 1816. 
        8) Pleasant McCoy, B.1818
        9) Benjamin McCoy, B. abt. 1820, married first Phoebe McCoy, d/o 
Richard and Betsy Adkins McCoy on 31 Oct 1839.  He married second Nancy
Robinette, d/o Nathan Robinette on 28 Sept 1851.
        10) Lucinda McCoy, B. 1831, married Henderson Maynard 17 Mar 1842.
        11) Allen McCoy, B. 1823, married Elizabeth Blankenship 9 Sept. 1841
        12) Pyrrus--Pierce--McCoy, B. 1824, married Malinda Hunt d/o Thomas
Hunt on 5 Nov 1846.
        13) Ulyssus McCoy, B. 1826, married Rebecca ?  abt. 1847.
        14) Uriah McCoy, B. 1827, married Elizabeth Rutherford abt. 1847.
        15) Sarah "Sally" McCoy, B. 1829, married Randolph McCoy on 9 Dec
1849.  He was B. 1825 and was the s/o Daniel.
        16) Jane McCoy, B. 1833, married Risley? or Riley Roberts.
        17) Thomas McCoy, was born in 1839 and died 25 Sept. 1857.  Never
 married.

After Samuel McCoy died on 28 July 1855, he was buried in the McCoy Cemetery in Stringtown. His will is on record in Pike County--Will Book A, p.42.

The following is a list of Pike County land holdings that have been located for various members of the McCoy family. The information is from the book "The Kentucky Land Grants" by Willard Rouse Jillson.

Benjamin McCoy          7 Jan 1846
50 a.  First Fork, Blackberry Creek
Book 24

Benjamin McCoy         29 Nov 1847
100 a.   Camp Creek
Book 24

Benjamin McCoy          31 Jan 1853
100 a.  Big Fork, Camp Creek
Book 41

Benjamin McCoy            1 Apr 1866
262 a.  Our Forks, Camp Creek
Book 70

John McCoy                 10 Jan 1823
50 a.  Louisa Fork, Sandy River
Book M

John McCoy                   8 Aug 1827
100 a.  Raccoon Creek
Book W

John McCoy                  20 Jan 1837
75 a.  Burning Fork
Book M-2

John McCoy                  29 Jan 1839
50 a.  Tug Fork, Sandy River
Book 6

John McCoy                    9 Jan 1846
50 a.  Blackberry Creek
Book 21

John McCoy                    3 Feb 1853
400 a.  Peter Creek
Book 41

John McCoy                    8 Feb 1853
50 a.  Narrows Branch
Book 41

John McCoy                    8 Dec 1853
200 a. Church Branch
Book 42

John McCoy                     8 Dec 1853
100 a.  Pond Mill Branch
Book 42

John McCoy, Jr.               13 Jan 1852
50 a.  Pond Creek, Fork
Book 37

John R. McCoy                 18 Mar 1873
25 a.  Beech Bottom Branch
Book 93

Joseph McCoy                  31 Oct  1827
50 a.  Brushy Creek
Book V

Martha McCoy                  14  Apr 1869
50  a. Peter Creek
Book 75

Mary McCoy                      3  Sept 1825
100 a. Blackberry Creek
Book U

Randolph McCoy                8 Dec  1832
50 a. Tug Fork, Big Sandy River
Book B-2

Randolph McCoy               25 Feb 1843
75 a.  Burning Fork, Raccoon Creek
Book 11

Randolph McCoy               13 Feb 1858
50 a.  Branch, Blackberry Creek
Book 52

Samuel McCoy                  15 Apr 1823
50 a. Tug Fork, Sandy River
Book  O

Samuel McCoy                  16 Apr 1823
100 a. Tug Fork, Sandy River
Book O

Samuel McCoy                  31 Jan 1839
100 a.  Mud Lick
Book 6

Samuel McCoy                  10 Sept 1839
50 a. Blackberry Fork
Book 7

Samuel McCoy                    5 Feb 1849
1,200 a. Tug Fork, Big Sandy River
Book 30

Samuel McCoy                   10 Feb 1850
50 a. Pond Creek
Book 33

Silkirk McCoy                       7 Feb 1852
100 a. Big Creek
Book 37

Thomas McCoy                   21 Aug 1838
50 a. Johns Creek
Book N-2

Thomas McCoy                    12 Feb 1845
50 a. Grassy Creek
Book 18

Thomas McCoy                    12 Feb 1845
50a. Grassy Creek
Book 18

Thomas McCoy                      3 Oct 1848
50 a. Grassy Creek
Book 26

Thomas McCoy                      3 Oct 1848
50 a. Grassy Creek
Book 26

William McCoy                      14 Jan 1846
50 a. Pond Creek
Book 19

William McCoy                        7  Mar 1846
50 a. Rockhouse Fork
Book 21

William McCoy                       31 Jan 1853
100 a. Camp Creek
Book 41

William McCoy                         8 Feb 1853
50 a. Blackberry Fork
Book 59

William McCoy                       29 Aug 1859
150 a. Pond Creek
Book 59

William McCoy                        27 Mar 1866
100 a. Pond Creek
Book 69

William H. McCoy                    13 Mar 1876
50 a. Peter Creek
Book 101
100 a. Camp Creek

The following is a list of Floyd County land holding for the McCoy family.

Benjamin McCoy      25 Apr 1822
50 a. Forks of Johns Creeks
Book J

John McCoy             24 Jun 1821
50 a. Fork of Raccoon Creek
Book M

John McCoy             24 Jun 1821
50a. Raccoon Creek
Book M

William McCoy         19 Oct 1843
50 a. Johns Creek
Book 11

William McCoy         21 May 1846
50 a. Johns Creek
Book 27

William McCoy          22 May 1846
500 a. Laurel Fork
Book 36

William McCoy          4 Mar 1851
50 a. Wolf Creek
Book 35

William McCoy          4 Mar 1851
50 a. Wolf Creek
Book 35

William McCoy          7 Jun 1854
200 a. Cow Fork Creek
Book 44

William McCoy          8 Jun 1854
200 a. Wolf Creek
Book 44

William McCoy         4 May 1865
591 a. Cow Fork Creek
Book 66



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