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Rev Alexander Diego McVoy

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Rev Alexander Diego McVoy

  • Birth 7 May 1832 Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 12 Apr 1905 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Mansfield, De Soto Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 106795926

President of Mansfield College 1888-1896.

The son of Dr. Diego McVoy and Hannah Nicoll.


The Nashville Christian Advocate
April 27, 1905

Rev. Dr. A. D. McVOY, retired Methodist preacher died in San Antonio, Texas, April 12, 1905; burial in Mansfield, La.; "a scholarly and eloquent preacher, a gallant soldier of the Southern Confederacy and always a polished and elegant Christian gentleman."


From "A Dictionary Of Alabama Biography" [Article was on son, Rev. Edgar Cornelius McVoy] page 1141:

MCVOY, EDGAR CORNELIUS, Methodist minister, was born September 10, 1872, at Summerfield, Dallas County; son of Alexander Diego and Anna Cannon (DuBose) McVoy, the former a native of New Jersey, who lived at Auburn, Talladega, Mobile and Selma, was president of the Centenary female college, Summerfield, 1872-1880, of the Aberdeen female college, Aberdeen, Miss., 1880-1883, of the East Mississippi female college, Meridian, Miss., 1883-1888, of the Mansfield female college, 1888-1890*, tuaght in the Synodical institute, Talladega, 1869, in Peabody institute, Auburn, 1870-1872, was chaplain of Fortieth Alabama regiment, C. S. Army, during the entire war, and died April 11, 1903*, at San Antonio, Tex.

*Date discrepencies.


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  • Created by: Scout Finch
  • Added: 16 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106795926
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Alexander Diego McVoy (7 May 1832–12 Apr 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106795926, citing Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, De Soto Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Scout Finch (contributor 47112463) .