|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1876|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1962|
Charles Henry McCoy was born Jan. 9, 1896 at New London, Indiana, the son of Harvey and Mary Elizabeth (Robbins) McCoy. At the age of twenty-two, he served for over six months in the Spanish American War. He enlisted on 26 April 1898 and was discharged on 4 November of that same year.
The following year, he married Katherine Irene Dunning. They had five children, losing one son as an infant. Charles farmed many years in Cassville and Young America communities until moving to Kokomo on retirement. He was a birthright member of the Courtland Avenue Friends Church.
In 1914 charles and wife sold their farm to Linden J. Newby. They were to give possession in the fall of 1914 or spring of 1915 [Kokomo Tribune, 1914-07-02, p. 7].
Charles and wife Irene were living in Howard County with their sons Russell and Lloyd and daughter Mildred in 1920. His occupation was listed as Polisher at a factory.
He died at the age of 88, leaving behind 36 surviving descendants. According to his obituary, Charles' last residence was 1821 South Buckeye Street in Kokomo. He died at 6 p.m. in the Veteran's Hospital at Marion, of complications resulting from a broken hip which he suffered the prior week. He is buried next to his wife of sixty-one years in Crown Point Cemetery in Kokomo.
Irene Katharine Dunning McCoy (1883 - 1962)
Arlene Ruby McCoy Gunning (1900 - 1967)*
Crown Point Cemetery
Plot: Section 7, Lot 118
Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Feb 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33596476
Added: Mar. 13, 2009
In honor of Charles H. McCoy's Spanish American War service.|
Margie & Bob
Added: Feb. 6, 2009