George Coy

1858–1911 (Age 53)
Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Coy was born in 1858, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Coy, was 43 and his mother, Anne Thurlby, was 37. He married Eliza Jane Grainger about 1878, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Sutton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 17 August 1911, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

George Coy
1858–1911
Eliza Jane Grainger
1854–1925
Marriage: about 1878
Florence Louisa Coy
1878–1943
Fred Coy
1881–1938
George Reginald Coy
1884–
Dorothy Ann Coy
1890–1901
Bertha Elizabeth Coy
1892–1901
Ralph Wellington Coy
1892–1915
Robert Cecil Coy
1897–
Lilian Mary Coy
1899–1900
Thomas Grange Coy
1886–1907
Elsie Mary Brighton Coy
1888–1957
Rose Lillian Coy
1896–1958

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1878
Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 22

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 46

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Coy, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Coy in household of Thomas Coy, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Coy in household of Thomas Coy, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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