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John Wilson Coy
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1866
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1947
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Parents: Matthew Coy and Rebecca Ann Poe

Siblings: Christopher F. Coy, Rev. David Oscar Coy, William Aaron Coy, Daniel W. Coy, Samuel Coy, Ira Matthew Coy, and Sarah Elizabeth Coy Wirey

Wife: Lydia Ann Walters (married 11 Sep 1890 Johnson Co., IN)

Children: Elsie Coy Parsley, Elba Coy, Josephine Coy Dragoo, Hattie May Coy Fitzpatrick, Louis Hilbert Coy, Hugh Russell Coy, Oliver W. Coy, and Naomi Ethylene Coy

Obituary: Franklin Evening Star 21 Apr 1947
John W. Coy, 79, Ex-Commissioner Dies Saturday
Funeral Services To Be Held Tuesday For Prominent Farmer

John W. Coy, age 79, died at his home in the Community neighborhood, Saturday afternoon at 4:20 o'clock after a serious illness of two weeks.

Funeral services will be held at the Vandivier Mortuary Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. H. G. Rowe, pastor of the Community Congregational Church, conducting the rites. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the mortuary Monday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock and any time Tuesday until the funeral.

He was born the son of Matthew and Rebecca Poe Coy in Bartholomew County on July 25, 1867. Mr. Coy lived in that county until 38 years ago, when with his family he moved to Johnson County.

On September 11, 1890, he was united in marriage to Lydia Walters and eight children were born to this union. Mrs. Coy died November 10, 1946 and three of the children, Hattie May Fitzpatrick, Naomi Ethlyne Coy and Louis H. Coy also preceded their father in death.

The surviving children are: Mrs. Fred Parsley, Mrs. Calvin Dragoo, of Franklin; Elba Coy, Whiteland; Hugh Coy, of Fairland and Oliver Coy, of Needham.

One sister, Mrs. L.A. Wirey, of Franklin, and one brother, Ira Coy, of Edinburg, remain with 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. Coy was a prominent farmer and has served as Johnson County Commissioner for several years. He was a member of the Community Church.
Family links: 
  Matthew Coy (1824 - 1911)
  Rebecca Ann Poe Coy (1833 - 1919)
  Lydia Ann Walters Coy (1870 - 1946)
  Elsie Coy Parsley (1892 - 1972)*
  Elba Coy (1893 - 1979)*
  Josephine Coy Dragoo (1895 - 1965)*
  Hattie May Coy Fitzpatrick (1899 - 1925)*
  Louis Hilbert Coy (1901 - 1902)*
  Hugh Russell Coy (1904 - 1982)*
  Oliver W Coy (1908 - 1976)*
  Naomi Ethylene Coy (1913 - 1922)*
  Christopher F Coy (1855 - 1925)*
  David Oscar Coy (1859 - 1936)*
  William Aaron Coy (1863 - 1943)*
  John Wilson Coy (1866 - 1947)
  Daniel W Coy (1869 - ____)*
  Samuel Coy (1870 - ____)*
  Ira Matthew Coy (1873 - 1964)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Coy Wirey (1878 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenlawn Cemetery
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20689037
John Wilson Coy
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John Wilson Coy
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John Wilson Coy
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- Renee
 Added: Apr. 30, 2008

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