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From: Michele <>
Subject: Re: [McCOY] James W. McCoy in Missouri
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 21:17:59 -0800
No this is a different family. My James was born in 1829 in
Tennessee. Good luck in your search.
Lloyd York wrote:
> Hi Mechelle:
> Does any of this look fimiluar to you? There is a James---but wrong
> middle name.
> Lloyd York
> 1. George Washington McCoy was born on 19 Feb 1852 in , , GA. He
> died on 21 Apr 1921 in Stonewall, Pontotoc, OK and was buried in
> Stonewall, Pontotoc, OK.
> Or born in AR
> moved to OK in 1890?
> moved back to AR in 1895?
> settled in OK. died in OK.
> Possibly GW McCoy's mothers maiden name was Varnell.
> See Millie Varnell and her daughter Bertha Rhoudes, 506 W. Cherokee,
> Marlon, OK (Dec 1950 and 1955 Christmas
> Cards to Falba Lee York Henderson. Millie married a Mr. Pryor, had one
> daughter and one son (died young). Falba
> visited Millie in 1950 in Marlon, OK. (Marlow, Stephens, OK)?
> GW McCoy in Logan Co, AR in 1880, Sally McCoy next door and Varnells.
> George married Matilda Jane Varnell, daughter of John P Varnell and
> Susannah Soufera, on 10 Jan 1878. Matilda was born in 1859/1860 in
> Tyner, Hamilton, TN. She died on 17 Dec 1892 in Purcell, McClain, OK.
> They had the following children:
> + 2 F i. Mattie Eller McCoy was born on 17 Oct 1878 and
> died on 30 Dec 1957.
> + 3 M ii. Robert Garland McCoy was born on 23 Dec 1880 and
> died on 2 Aug 1957.
> + 4 F iii. Anna Mae McCoy was born on 3 Sep 1883 and died
> on 10 Sep 1975.
> 5 F iv. Allie Eadith McCoy was born on 3 Sep 1883. She
> died in 1885.
> Anna Mae's twin sister
> + 6 M v. James Fred McCoy was born on 23 Apr 1886.
> + 7 F vi. Maggie McCoy was born on 18 Aug 1888 and died on
> 17 Nov 1980.
> + 8 F vii. Alta Roberta McCoy was born on 10 Jan 1891.
>> From: Michele <>
>> Subject: [McCOY] James W. McCoy in Missouri
>> Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:51:29 -0800
>> Hello and Happy Holidays,
>> My brick wall is James W(ilson) McCoy b. 09 October 1829 in TN.
>> He married Margaret Catherine Gerringer 08 July 1855 in Lawrence
>> County, Missouri. She was the daughter of Andrew and Hannah "Carmen"
>> Gerringer. James died 8 December 1900 in Lawrence County, Missouri
>> and both are buried in Mismer Cemetery in Lawrence County. They had
>> 7 children born between 1857-1874: Mary Elizabeth (married
>> Cantrell); William Andrew (married Sutton); Sarah; Sophina Jane
>> (married Lone); Cordia Elvina (my GGreat grandmother, married
>> Johnson); Laura Bell (married Dunn); and Alfred (never married -
>> Laura and her children lived with him). We believe James' parents
>> were Henry and Sarah "Carter" McCoy. Henry might have been born in
>> Virginia and Sarah might have been born in Alabama. James had a
>> brother named John, I have no other information on James' parents or
>> brother. I do have information on James' children if anyone is
>> related. If you have any information, I would really be grateful if
>> you could pass it on. Thanks.
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