Eunice McCoy

22 December 1781–15 October 1852 (Age 70)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice McCoy was born on 22 December 1781, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Thomas McCoy, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Herndon, was 45. She married Spencer Bankston in 1799, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1850. She died on 15 October 1852, in Raymond, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Raymond Cemetery, Raymond, Hinds, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Spencer Bankston
Eunice McCoy
Marriage: 1799
Rebecca Bankston
R C Bankston
Rex Bankston
Reverend Spencer Runnell Bankston
Augustin H. Bankston
Nancy Bankston
Calvin Spencer Bankston
Adeline Bankston
Hillard J. Bankston
Bluford Green Bankston
Henry Gaines Bankston
Amanda M F Bankston
George W. Bankston

Spouse and Children

Georgia, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

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.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 8

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1804 · Walton War

Age 23

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

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)

  • Mississippi Census: Eunice Bankston - Age 70 - in household of Spencer Bankston, "United States Census, 1850" - Event Place Hinds, Mississippi, United States
  • Death: Eunice McCoy Bankston, "Find A Grave Index" DEATH 15 Oct 1852 (aged 70) Death - Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA - BURIAL - Raymond Cemetery Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
  • Birth: Eunice McCoy Bankston - Find A Grave - Memorial 13334190 - BIRTH 22 Dec 1781 - North Carolina, United States

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