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Jonas Coy
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1820
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1896
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA

Married Jane Parrish April 7, 1843 in Mahoning County, Ohio.
Children: Simon Syrus, John Wesley, Sarah E, Madison Daniel, Martha and Mary (twins), Addison, Amanda, Clara and Laura Belle (twins).

Married Lavina Callahan February 21, 1869 in Mahoning County, Ohio.
Children: George W, Gleason F, Emma F, Elsie Gertrude.

He was the older brother of Susannah, Sarah Ann, Catherine, Wesley, Jesse, Hannah, David, Silas.

Jonas was a farmer, who by the time of his death in 1896, owned a farm of 100 acres said to be well stocked and in good condition. He was a Republican and a Methodist and was known to possess ability as a conversationalist and enjoyed arguing upon questions of the day, on which he was well informed. Jonas left behind a reputation of honesty and upright dealing with his fellow men. (Quote from Ethel Bush Packey's The Coy Family book published 1988).

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Mahoning Dispatch, Fri, 6 Mar 1896
"Greenford - Jonas Coy, an old resident of this township, died Friday evening of last week. The funeral took place Monday forenoon. Services were held at the Disciple church, Rev. Bergner officiating."
Provided by Jennifer L. Neff

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Photos: Jonas about age 65.
Lower photo overview of the location of Coy gravestones near corner of cemetery.

Tombstone and cemetery photos courtesy of Carol Lanza in Ohio. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Coy (1800 - 1858)
  Barbara Callahan Coy (1797 - 1854)
 
 Spouses:
  Jane Parish Coy (1825 - 1864)*
  Lavina B Callahan Coy (1845 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Simon Syrus Coy (1844 - 1918)*
  Sarah E Coy Hilliard (1844 - 1925)*
  John Wesley Coy (1845 - 1922)*
  Madison Daniel Coy (1849 - 1912)*
  Martha Coy Dressel (1852 - 1880)*
  Mary Coy (1852 - 1868)*
  Addison Coy (1854 - 1945)*
  Amanda J. Coy Wisner (1859 - 1927)*
  Clara A Coy (1861 - ____)*
  Laura Belle Coy (1861 - 1862)*
  George W Coy (1869 - 1928)*
  Gleason Coy (1870 - 1914)*
  Emma Coy Callahan (1872 - 1922)*
  Elsie Gertrude Coy Rotzel (1876 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jonas Coy (1820 - 1896)
  Susannah Coy Bush (1821 - 1888)*
  Sarah Ann Coy Roller (1823 - 1859)*
  Catherine Coy Henry (1826 - 1911)*
  Wesley Coy (1827 - 1899)*
  Jesse Coy (1831 - 1913)*
  Hannah Coy Kindig (1833 - 1897)*
  David Coy (1839 - 1930)*
  Silas Coy (1841 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Died 28 Feb 1896 Age 75y 9m

 
Burial:
Christian Cemetery
Greenford
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Treva Poe
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48827072
Jonas Coy
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Jonas Coy
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Jonas Coy
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I wish I had known you, but I am privileged to have documented your family.
- Your great great granddaughter, Treva.
 Added: Jan. 24, 2015

- Megan Halford
 Added: Aug. 26, 2012
It was an honor to visit your grave.
- Carol Taylor-Lanza
 Added: Mar. 22, 2010
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