Joseph McCoy

about 1846–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph McCoy was born about 1846, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Evander "Jesse" W. McCoy, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Kiturah E. McSween, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Evander "Jesse" W. McCoy
1820–1849
Catherine Kiturah E. McSween
1823–1892
James McCoy
1843–
Margaret Marshall McCoy
1844–1926
Harriett McCoy
1845–
Joseph McCoy
1846–
Mary Jane McCoy
1848–1924
Benjamin Daniel McCoy
1847–1927

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 7

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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