Nathan McCoy

30 March 1813–1 December 1886 (Age 73)
Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan McCoy was born on 30 March 1813, in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Nathan McCoy, was 42 and his mother, Bethsheba Sargent, was 25. He married Olive Ann Gilman on 3 November 1835, in Gilmanton, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1860 and New Hampshire, United States in 1870. He died on 1 December 1886, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Nathan McCoy
Olive Ann Gilman
Marriage: 3 November 1835
Sarah Louise McCoy
Emily A Mccoy
Harriet Anna Mc Coy

Spouse and Children

3 November 1835
Gilmanton, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Bethsheba Sargent




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 20

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

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)

  • Nathan Mccoy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathan Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathan Mccoy, "United States Census, 1850"

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