Stella McCoy

21 November 1892–16 May 1964 (Age 71)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Stella

When Stella McCoy was born on 21 November 1892, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas McCoy, was 32 and her mother, Lydia Margaret Blackburn, was 25. She married Robert Moore on 17 August 1916, in Martin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 7 Upper Wolf, Martin, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 16 May 1964, in Martin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Martin, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Robinson
Stella McCoy
Marriage: 1921
Ira Robinson
Ivory Robinson
Irene Robinson

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas McCoy


    Lydia Margaret Blackburn





    Velva S McCoy


    Moses McCoy


    Laura M. McCoy



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Stella Robinson in household of Sam Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stella Robinson in household of Samuel Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verna Moore in household of Robert Moore, "United States Census, 1920"

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