William McCoy

William McCoy

Birth
Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Oct 1912 (aged 73)
Nortonville, Jefferson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Nortonville, Jefferson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 87395853 · View Source
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Death of one of its most honored and best beloved citizen occurred October 2, 1912, in Nortonville, Kansas, when Mr. William McCoy died. He was born in Harrison County, Ohio on October 6, 1838. On November 6, 1859, Mr. McCoy was married to Miss Tirzah Borland and to this union six children were born, five sons and one daughter. During the civil war, Mr. McCoy was a member of the 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. In the year 1868 he came to Kansas, and the following spring moved to the old home just west of Nortonville. On the 3rd day of May 1875 his wife died. Mr. McCoy was united in marriage March 14, 1878 to Mrs. Clara A (Frazier) Hays who died March 27, 1899. In the spring of 1890 he left the farm and has since resided in Nortonville. January 21, 1902 he was married to Mrs. L.E. (Gehrett) Conkey who with his four sons, William B of Roswell, New Mexico, Charles E of Meriden, Kansas, George W. of Valley Falls, Kansas and James E of Nortonville, Kansas survive him. His son, Joseph M, died 27 Aug 1896. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Saturday, October 5, at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. T.B. Adell, his pastor, assisted by Rev. M.B. Kelly. He was buried at Nortonville Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Raymond Riley
  • Added: 26 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 87395853
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William McCoy (6 Oct 1838–2 Oct 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 87395853, citing Nortonville Cemetery, Nortonville, Jefferson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Raymond Riley (contributor 47701938) .