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Clarinda A. McCoy McGaugh
Birth: 1829
Death: Jan. 26, 1922

She Was Nearing the Centenarian Mark When Death Entered the Home.

Mrs. CLARINDA McGAUGH, who was nearing the centenarian mark, passed to her final reward at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. W. BROWN, in this city Friday, January 26, aged ninety-two years, seven months and sixteen days.

The subject of this brief sketch was a native of Ohio and was born June 10, 1829. Her parents moved from the state of her nativity to Illinois when she was a child. She was united in marriage to HOWELL DAVIS April 10, 1849, and to this union eight children, five sons and three daughters, were born, three of whom are living and are: B. O. DAVIS of Hydro, Mrs. GEORGE WILLIAMS, Heavener, Okla., and HOWELL DAVIS, JR., of Thomas, [Okla.]. Her husband died May 4,1864.

One year following the death of her first husband, Mrs. Davis was united in the bonds of wedlock to WILLIAM McGAUGH, and to this union six children were born, five of whom are still living. They are: ROBERT McGAUGH, Boulder, Wyo.; Mrs. GEORGE JONES, Sedgewich, Kas.; Mesdames J. H. WILMETH and A. W. BROWN, both of Thomas, [Okla.] and B. A. McGAUGH, Wichita, Kas. Besides her children, Mrs. McGAUGH is survived by twenty-one grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and one great great great grandchild.

Mrs. McGaugh's second husband was summoned to his final reward July 31, 1916, and was laid to rest at Concordia, Kansas, and her remains were laid beside those of his.

During early womanhood she professed faith in Christ and was united with the Baptist church and lived a faithful and consistent christian through her entire span of years.

The funeral services were held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. W. BROWN, at nine o'clock last Friday morning, conducted by Rev. W. S. Dearing, assisted by Rev. R. L. Grant, pastor of the local Methodist church.

Following the sad obsequy, the remains were expressed to Concordia, Kansas, for interment. The following relatives accompanied the remains to the burial place: Mrs. MABEL DANIELS, B. A. McGAUGH, A. W. BROWN and daughter, Miss MABEL.

....(Undated newspaper clipping believed to be from a Thomas, Oklahoma area newspaper, found in my grandmother's papers)

Clarinda A. McCoy and Howell F. Davis were married on 9 Dec 1849 in , Brown County, Illinois. Clarinda A. McCoy and Howell Davis had the following children in addition to those linked below:

I. John Oliver (Oliver) Davis was born on 3 Apr 1850 in , Brown County, Illinois.

II. Benjamin A. Davis was born on 14 Aug 1854 in , Brown County, Illinois.

III. Harriet Elizabeth (Lizzie) Davis Williams was born on 12 Jun 1856 in , Brown County, Illinois. She died on 3 Mar 1948 in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas.

IV. Margaret L. Davis was born in 1859 in Illinois. She died on 18 Feb 1939 in Hildreth, Franklin County, Nebraska.

Clarinda A. McCoy and William McGaugh were married on 7 Mar 1865 in , Brown County, Illinois. Clarinda A. McCoy and William Thomas McGaugh had the following children in addition to those linked below:

V. Martha McGaugh Brown was born on 12 Mar 1872 in Illinois. She died on 30 Jan 1960 in Thomas, Custer County, Oklahoma.

VI. Martin McGaugh was born on 12 Mar 1872. He died as an infant on 14 Mar 1872.
Family links: 
  John Wingate McCoy (1794 - 1875)
  Elizabeth B. Smith McCoy (1810 - 1880)
  Howell F. Davis (1818 - 1864)*
  William T. McGaugh (1834 - 1916)*
  James A Davis (1852 - 1908)*
  Andrew A. Davis (1858 - 1893)*
  Susan Jane Davis Diehl (1862 - 1885)*
  Howell F Davis (1864 - 1937)*
  Robert McGaugh (1866 - 1942)*
  Tabitha Ellen McGaugh Jones (1867 - 1956)*
  Josephine McGaugh Wilmeth (1871 - 1957)*
  Barlow Aldridge McGaugh (1873 - 1966)*
  Clarinda A. McCoy McGaugh (1829 - 1922)
  Sara Ann McCoy Lanier (1829 - 1849)*
  William B. McCoy (1832 - 1903)*
  Joseph McCoy (1838 - 1912)*
  Barlow Aldrich McCoy (1844 - 1918)*
  Melvin Stoner McCoy (1855 - 1916)**
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Cloud County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 116.02
Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Record added: Aug 12, 2008
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Clarinda A. <i>McCoy</i> McGaugh
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My 2nd great grandmother. What a life she had!
- bdv
 Added: Nov. 21, 2014

- sniksnak
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013
She was grandmother to my great grandmother Lura B Plummer.
- Jimma Holder
 Added: Jan. 3, 2011
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