Nancy McCoy

1841–21 June 1922 (Age 81)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy McCoy was born in 1841, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, her father, Daniel McCoy, was 51 and her mother, Margaret Peggy Taylor, was 41. She married REV Alexander L Dempsey on 30 January 1873, in Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hardee Magisterial District, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Harvey Magisterial District, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 21 June 1922, in Belo, Mingo, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dempsey Cemetery, Delbarton, Mingo, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

REV Alexander L Dempsey
1846–1931
Nancy McCoy
1841–1922
Marriage: 30 January 1873
Resa Dempsey
1873–1962
Leander Spurlock Dempsey
1877–1970
James Solomon Dempsey
1879–1968
Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Dempsey
1881–1963
Loranzo Dow Dempsey SR
1883–1959
Celestia Jane Dempsey
1886–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 January 1873
Logan, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 9

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 22

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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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Dempsey in household of Alexander L Dempsey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy Mc Coy in household of Daniel Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Mc Coy in household of Daniel Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1870"

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