Rev James McCoy

1777–12 July 1833 (Age 56)
Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When Rev James McCoy was born in 1777, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Rev William McCoy, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Royce, was 19. He married Nancy Ann Lane on 25 March 1800, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Washington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 July 1833, in Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev James McCoy
Nancy Ann Lane
Marriage: 25 March 1800
Sarah McCoy
Elizabeth McCoy
Deacon Lewis McCoy
Nancy McCoy
Vincent McCoy
Milton McCoy
Priscilla McCoy
Isaac Newton McCoy
Christiana McCoy
John Rice McCoy
Thomas Harvey McCoy

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Ann Lane


25 March 1800
Shelby, Kentucky, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Rev William McCoy





+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 17

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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Sources (3)

  • James Mccoy, "United States Census, 1830"
  • James Mccoy, "United States Census, 1820"
  • James Mccoy in entry for Richard Thompson and Priscilla Mccoy, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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