George Clifford Coy

13 August 1878–15 July 1951 (Age 72)
Westchester, Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Clifford

When George Clifford Coy was born on 13 August 1878, in Westchester, Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, Stephanus Clark Coy, was 32 and his mother, Mary Jane “Jennie” Gerard, was 28. He married Minnie May Metz on 19 January 1910, in Butler, Ohio, United States. He lived in West Chester Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Union Township, Butler, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. He died on 15 July 1951, in Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in West Chester Cemetery, Westchester, Butler, Ohio, United States.

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George Clifford Coy
Minnie May Metz
Marriage: 19 January 1910

Spouse and Children

19 January 1910
Butler, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Stephanus Clark Coy


    Mary Jane “Jennie” Gerard




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford G Coy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George C Coy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • G Clifford Coy, "United States Census, 1930"

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