Sally McCoy

1853–Female
Alabama, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally McCoy was born in 1853, in Alabama, United States, her father, James McCoy, was 34 and her mother, Jane Caroline Lucas, was 30.

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Family Time Line

James McCoy
1819–
Jane Caroline Lucas
1823–1869
Mary Ann Nancy McCoy
1844–1925
Archie McCoy
1857–
Delilah Ida "Lila" McCoy
1851–1938
Sally McCoy
1853–
Lucinda McCoy
1855–

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World Events (3)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 8

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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