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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Family Time Line

Nicholas William Coy
1877–1955
Lydia Ellen Mackey
1882–1940
Carl Mackey Coy
1900–1946
Robert Nicholas Coy
1902–1957
Roy Edwards Coy
1904–1964
Cecil Coy
1905–1905
Ernest Glen Coy
1907–1929
Edwin Earl Coy
1909–1912
Walter Otto Coy
1912–1975
Irene Isabelle Coy
1914–1994
Donald Richard Coy
1916–1957
Charles E. Coy
1917–1920
Evelyn Coy
1919–1980
Alberta Louise Coy
1923–1996

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1900–1946Male

    Robert Nicholas Coy

    Male1902–1957Male

    Male1904–1964Male

    Cecil Coy

    Male1905–1905Male

    Ernest Glen Coy

    Male1907–1929Male

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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
1927

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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