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Jesse Milan McCoy
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1841
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1920
Gonzales County
Texas, USA

University of Texas Press
Trail Driver of Texas
Publ. 1923

Jess McCoy was born in Mississippi, July 27, 1841, died March 12, 1920. He came to Texas with his parents in 1848, settling in Gonzales county, where he lived all of his life. After serving four years in the Confederate army, Mr. McCoy entered the cattle business and was among the first to drive herds to Kansas. He followed the trail for many years and became well and favorably known on all the northern markets and all over South Texas. Jess McCoy was one of the most honorable and substantial stockmen of his section, and his many good deeds will be remembered by those who knew him.

Information Provided by Joan, Find A Grave

Texas, Marriage Collection
Name: Jesse M. McCoy
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1867
Marriage Place: Guadalupe, Texas
Spouse: Jane Shelton-Bivins
[Bivens was her first married last name]
Spouse Gender: Female
Source: Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

Jesse and Jane Shelton had 5 children together: Thomas, Zachariah, Willie, Martha and Jesse Green.

Jesse married Leila Conklin about 1877 in St Louis, Missouri. They had 8 children together: Ethel, Blanch, Georgia (born Oct 1886), Viola, Raymond, Rita, Bessie and Wesley. 
 
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 Parents:
  Prospect Clark McCoy (1816 - 1884)
  Elizabeth Ann Davis McCoy (1824 - 1899)
 
 Spouses:
  Jane E Shelton McCoy (1840 - 1876)
  Leila Lecrutia Conklin McCoy (1865 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Clark McCoy (1867 - 1947)*
  Zechariah Simeon McCoy (1869 - 1933)*
  Willie Elizabeth McCoy White (1871 - 1949)*
  Martha Perry McCoy McCoy (1872 - 1940)*
  Jesse Green McCoy (1876 - 1877)*
  Ethel J McCoy Lookingbill (1878 - 1943)*
  Blanche R. McCoy White (1884 - 1956)*
  Viola Lorene McCoy Hester Miller (1891 - 1962)*
  Raymond Norwood McCoy (1893 - 1963)*
  Rita Fay McCoy Lohse (1895 - 1984)*
  Bessie Carolyn McCoy Stiles (1897 - 1975)*
  Wesley Irvin McCoy (1899 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Milan McCoy (1841 - 1920)
  Elizabeth L. McCoy Lookingbill (1843 - 1904)*
  Mary Magnalina McCoy Pearson (1845 - 1869)*
  Anna Rosanna McCoy Morris (1849 - 1939)*
  Emaline McCoy (1854 - 1867)*
  Adiline McCoy Little (1854 - 1935)*
  Vianna McCoy Lynch (1856 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dewville Cemetery
Dewville
Gonzales County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Peck-Millay
Originally Created by: Patsy Hunt
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35726682
Jesse Milan McCoy
Added by: Dana Donaldson McCoy
 
Jesse Milan McCoy
Added by: Joan
 
Jesse Milan McCoy
Added by: Patsy Hunt
 
 
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- Peck-Millay
 Added: Feb. 24, 2016

- Betty Warner
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 Added: Jul. 16, 2009
 
 
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