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Eliza Wirey Coy
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1863
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1934
Edinburgh
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Parents: John Wirey Sr. and Elizabeth Spitzner

Siblings: John Wirey Jr., Susanna Wirey, Jacob Wirey, Michael Wirey, Catherine Wirey, Barbara Ann Wirey Stillabower, William Wirey, and Charles Wirey plus a few unidentified infant siblings

Husband: William Theodore Coy (married 18 Nov 1883 Brown Co., IN)

Children: Harvey Rosco Coy, John Wilbur Coy, Pearl May Coy Wray, and Viola Coy

Obituary #1: Franklin Evening Star 2 Mar 1934
Mrs. Eliza Wirey Coy is Pneumonia Victim
Well Known Woman Had Resided in Edinburg For Past 28 Years

EDINBURG, Mar. 2. Mrs. Eliza Wirey Coy, 70 years old, passed away Thursday afternoon at 3:45 at the home of her son, Wilbur Coy, following a week's illness of pneumonia.

Mrs. Coy was born in Brown County July 28, 1863, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Wirey. She had been a resident of Edinburg the past 28 years. She was a member of the New Bethel Christian Church.

She was married to William Theodore Coy, November 18, 1883, and to them, four children were born. The husband preceded her in death five months ago. Three children, Harvey Coy, Mrs. Pearl May Wray and Miss Viola Coy also preceded the mother in death. Surviving her are the son, Wilbur, three brothers, Jacob Wirey of Gleason, Ind.; William Wirey of Edinburgh and Charles Wirey of Franklin and one sister, Mrs. Barbara Stillabower of Brown County and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Edinburg Methodist Church. Rev. Ray Bozzell will conduct the services. Burial will be made in Rest Haven Cemetery.


Obituary #2: Columbus Evening Republican 2 Mar 1934
MRS. ELIZA COY PASSES BEYOND
Rites for Edinburg Woman to Be Held There Saturday Afternoon

Edinburg, March 2 Mrs. Eliza Wirey Coy, 70, widow of William Coy, died yesterday afternoon at her home on Pleasant Street after a week's illness that developed into pneumonia. Mr. Coy died a little more than three months ago.

Funeral services in charge of the Rev. Ray Bozell, of Old Union, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Edinburg Methodist Church. Interment will be made in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Mrs. Coy had lived here for 28 years, having come here with her husband and family from Brown County, where she was born July 28, 1868, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Wirey. On Nov. 18, 1883, she married Mr. Coy. She was a member of New Bethel Church and was a faithful attendant until her age hindered her.

Surviving are one son, Wilbur Coy of Edinburg; three brothers, Jacob Wirey of Gleason; William Wirey of Edinburg, and Charles, of Franklin; a sister, Mrs. Barbara Stillabower, of Brown County, and eight grandchildren. Three children, Harvey, Pearl, and Viola, preceded her in death.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wirey (1820 - 1890)
  Elizabeth Spitzner Wirey (1831 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  William Theodore Coy (1861 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Harvey Rosco Coy (1885 - 1885)*
  John Wilbur Coy (1887 - 1951)*
  Pearl May Coy Wray (1889 - 1920)*
  Viola Coy (1891 - 1908)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wirey (1851 - 1913)*
  Jacob Wirey (1852 - 1945)*
  Susanna Wirey (1852 - 1852)*
  Michael Wirey (1855 - 1922)*
  Catherine Wirey (1859 - 1881)*
  Eliza Wirey Coy (1863 - 1934)
  Barbara Ann Wirey Stillabower (1865 - 1938)*
  William Wirey (1867 - 1952)*
  Charles Wirey (1869 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rest Haven Cemetery
Edinburgh
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Breeding Section F lot 20
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20473164
Eliza <i>Wirey</i> Coy
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Eliza <i>Wirey</i> Coy
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Eliza <i>Wirey</i> Coy
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Added by: jwright
 
 
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In memory of my Great Grand Aunt
- Mark E. Wirey
 Added: Sep. 20, 2011

- LReneeTS
 Added: Apr. 30, 2008

- dkb
 Added: Jul. 16, 2007
 
 
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