Geraldine McCoy

1916–1 November 1996 (Age 80)
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of Geraldine

When Geraldine McCoy was born in 1916, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, her father, William F McCoy, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elva Louderdale, was 18. She died on 1 November 1996, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 80.

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William S Burson
Geraldine McCoy

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Parents and Siblings

    William F McCoy


    Mary Elva Louderdale




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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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  • Geraldine Mccoy in household of William F Mccoy, "United States Census, 1930"

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