Timothy McCoy

13 June 1805–6 February 1843 (Age 37)
St. Charles, Missouri, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy McCoy was born on 13 June 1805, in St. Charles, Missouri, United States, his father, John "Devil Padre" Aka McCoy Sr., was 34 and his mother, Nancy Hill, was 29. He married Sarah Van Burkleo on 4 March 1825, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 6 February 1843, in St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States, at the age of 37.

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Timothy McCoy
Susanna Jane Smether
Marriage: 31 March 1836
Felip McCoy
Elizabeth McCoy
Charles McCoy

Spouse and Children

31 March 1836
St. Charles, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. Thus it has the same origin as McGee , McKay and McKee .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Timothy Mccoy, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

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