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Johann Heinrich Kau "Henry" Coy
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1747, Germany
Death: 1804
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Married Mary (unknown) before 1776.
Children: Henry Coy II, Mary, Catherine, Elizabeth.

Married Hannah Miller before 1785.
Children: David, Samuel, John, Hannah, Margaret (Peggy), Agnes (Nancy), Daniel, Susannah.

Henry was christened Johann Henrich Kau in Winterbach, Bayern, Germany, the son of Johann Henrich Kau and Anna Elisabeth Andridges Kau. The family's surname in America was found spelled as Kowe, Cowe, Cow, Koy, and Coy.

The family began a migration from Europe to America some time between 1753 and 1775.

Henry Cow (Cowe) served with Captain John Orbison, 1780-1782. (American Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin County PA...Daughters of American Revolution).

In 1778 Henry Coy lived in Washington County, Maryland and as a young man in 1802 settled in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

The first member of this family to come to Ohio was Henry Coy, Jr. His half brothers, Daniel lived in Green Township and David lived Beaver Township in Mahoning County. (Excerpt from History of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley Ohio, by Joseph G. Butler Jr.).

There is no record of a will or estate settlement for Henry in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Data from research of Ethel Bush Packey from Coy Family Book and Stephanie Martin Shively entries. 
Family links: 
  Johann Henrich Kau (1717 - 1776)
  Anna Elizabetha Andriges Kau (1716 - ____)
  Mary Coy (1752 - ____)
  Hannah Miller Coy (1766 - 1847)*
  Henry Coy aka Koy (1776 - 1856)*
  Mary Coy Hoffman (1777 - ____)*
  Catherine Coy Hoffman (1779 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Coy Berlin (1783 - 1858)*
  David Coy (1785 - 1867)*
  Margaret Coy Stauffer (1788 - 1851)*
  Samuel Coy (1790 - 1848)*
  John Coy (1792 - 1863)*
  Hannah Coy Clinker (1796 - 1850)*
  Agnes Coy Callahan (1798 - 1876)*
  Daniel Coy (1800 - 1858)*
  Susannah Coy McCreary (1805 - 1861)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Specifically: Burial site unknown, presumed to be in Franklin County, Pennsylvania or possibly Mahoning County, Ohio.
Created by: Treva Poe
Record added: Mar 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50198071

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- Treva Poe
 Added: May. 21, 2016

- Christan Webb
 Added: Jan. 25, 2015
4th Great Grandson
- William Diehl
 Added: Mar. 26, 2010
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