Lucintha Davis

31 July 1797–22 January 1877 (Age 79)
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Lucintha

When Lucintha Davis was born on 31 July 1797, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Davis, was 19 and her mother, Sallie Ann Smith, was 21. She married David Hugh McCoy on 12 December 1815, in Casey, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dickerson Township, Lewis, Missouri, United States in 1860 and California, United States in 1870. She died on 22 January 1877, in Monticello, Lewis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Monticello, Lewis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Hugh McCoy
Lucintha Davis
Marriage: 12 December 1815
Matilda Ann McCoy
General Jeremiah Landon McCoy
William Weston McCoy
John M. McCoy
David Hugh Mccoy
Lucynthia McCoy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1815Casey, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · Cane Ridge Revival
    Age 4
    The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 21
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Lucynthia Mccoy in household of David Mccoy, "United States Census, 1870"
    • L Mc Coy in household of David Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1815 Lucinthia Davis, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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