George Washington McCay

20 July 1889–November 1980 (Age 91)
Wildersville, Henderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington McCay was born on 20 July 1889, in Wildersville, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Archibald McKay, was 39 and his mother, Martha A. Maxwell, was 38. He married Lessie Estelle Mincey on 12 January 1910. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in November 1980, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Darden, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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George Washington McCay
Lessie Estelle Mincey
Marriage: 12 January 1910
Ruby Irene McCay
Odus E McCay

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1910
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 1
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern) and Scottish: variant of McCoy .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • George Washington Mccay in entry for Ruby Irene Mccay, "Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912"
    • George W Mccoy, "United States Census, 1940"
    • George Washington Mccay, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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