Alberta Louise Coy

4 April 1923–5 July 1996 (Age 73)
Sweetwater, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States

The Life of Alberta Louise

When Alberta Louise Coy was born on 4 April 1923, in Sweetwater, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, her father, Nicholas William Coy, was 45 and her mother, Lydia Ellen Mackey, was 40. She lived in Lovington, Moultrie, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 5 July 1996, in Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States, at the age of 73.

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Nicholas William Coy
Lydia Ellen Mackey
Carl Mackey Coy
Robert Nicholas Coy
Roy Edwards Coy
Cecil Coy
Ernest Glen Coy
Edwin Earl Coy
Walter Otto Coy
Irene Isabelle Coy
Donald Richard Coy
Charles E. Coy
Evelyn Coy
Alberta Louise Coy

Parents and Siblings




    Robert Nicholas Coy



    Cecil Coy


    Ernest Glen Coy


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World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 2

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCoy .2 English: nickname for a quiet and unassuming person, from Middle English, Old French coi, quei ‘calm’, ‘quiet’ (Latin quietus).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alberta Coy in household of Nick Coy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alberta L Hosley, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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