Nancy L. (McCoy) Phillips

Nancy L. (McCoy) Phillips (1865 - 1901)

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Nancy L. Phillips formerly McCoy aka Hatfield
Born in Barren County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Wife of — married about in Pike County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Wife of — married in Pike County, Kentuckymap
Died in Pike County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Hatfield and McCoy poster Nancy (McCoy) Phillips was a member of the Hatfield and McCoy Family Feud 1863-1891
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Nancy L. McCoy was born in August of 1865 in Barren County, Kentucky, United States, the daughter of Asa Harmon McCoy and Martha Patty Cline. She was the sister of Mary M McCoy, Jacob McCoy, Larkin 'Lark' H McCoy, Lewis Jefferson "Jeff" McCoy and Asa Harmon Or Bud McCoy. Nancy was the first cousin of Rosannah McCoy.

Nancy married Johnson 'Johnse" Hatfield before 1889 in Pike County, Kentucky, United States. Nancy's cousin Rosannah had given birth to Johnse's baby. Johnse had refused to marry her. The baby died and Rosannah was separated from her own family as well as his. Just a few months after Johnse broke up with Rosannah, he further inflamed the situation by marrying her cousin, Nancy.

Nancy and Johnse had the following children:

  1. Mary W. Hatfield, (?)
  2. William A. Hatfield,
  3. Stella Hatfield,

Nancy fell in love with Frank Phillips before each of them was divorced from their current spouses. They lived together for two years before they were married. Nancy married Franklin Phillips on September 5, 1895 in Pike County, Kentucky. Nancy and Frank had the following children:

  1. Elsie Phillips,
  2. Jesse J. Philips,
  3. Flora Phillips,
  4. Golda Phillips

Nancy died in 1901 in Pike County, Kentucky, United States


  • Find A Grave -Memorial for Nancy Phillips
  • THE HATFIELDS AND THE McCOYS by Otis K. Rice, 1982, Univ.
  • Family Search - Nancy L Mc Coy Citing this Record "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch Nancy L Mc Coy in household of Martha F Mc Coy, Peters Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district 101, sheet 666C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0439; FHL microfilm 1,254,439.
  • Family Search Nancy L. Mccoy Citing this Record "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," index, FamilySearch Jonson Hatfield and Nancy L. Mccoy, 14 May 1881; citing Pike County, Kentucky, reference 0400; FHL microfilm 1,943,485.

  • WikiTree profile McCoy-610 created through the import of Coley Wolford Stayton McCarroll Bond.ged on Aug 7, 2011 by Tom Coley. Prior to import, this record was last changed 12:42 27 Jul 2011.

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    On 6 Feb 2015 at 07:22 GMT Terry Wright wrote:

    Hello again :) could one of the profile managers open this profile so we can add to her bio thank you again

    On 22 Nov 2014 at 23:46 GMT Charlotte Shockey wrote:

    McCoy-1502 and Mccoy-572 appear to represent the same person because: same person

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