Trigg McCoy

12 April 1919–30 April 2003 (Age 84)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Trigg

When Trigg McCoy was born on 12 April 1919, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Wendell McCoy, was 25 and his mother, Ella Blackburn, was 21. He married Anita Robertson on 5 April 1995, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 7 Upper Wolf, Martin, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 30 April 2003, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84.

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Trigg McCoy
Anita Robertson
Marriage: 5 April 1995

Spouse and Children


    Anita Robertson


5 April 1995
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



    John Henry McCoy




    Effie McCoy


    Eva McCoy


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 7

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Trigg Mccoy in household of Wendel Mccoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Trig Mc Coy in household of Wendell Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Trig McCoy, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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