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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George Coy
Eliza Jane Grainger
Marriage: about 1878
Florence Louisa Coy
Fred Coy
George Reginald Coy
Dorothy Ann Coy
Bertha Elizabeth Coy
Ralph Wellington Coy
Robert Cecil Coy
Lilian Mary Coy
Thomas Grange Coy
Elsie Mary Brighton Coy
Rose Lillian Coy

Spouse & Children

about 1878
Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom


+6 More Children

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+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.

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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