Carolyn A McCoy

1 April 1941–22 December 1996 (Age 55)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Carolyn A

Carolyn A McCoy was born on 1 April 1941, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 22 December 1996, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Warrendale, Marshall Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Hugh McCoy
1942–2012
Carolyn A McCoy
1941–1996

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World Events (3)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 4

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold 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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Sources (2)

  • Carolyn A Mccoy, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Carolyn A McCoy, "Find A Grave Index"

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