James Wylie McCoy

James Wylie McCoy (1828 - 1914)

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James Wylie McCoy
Born in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in , Greene, Tennessee, USAmap
Husband of — married in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Categories: 4th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, US Civil War.


Native of Greene, Tennessee


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Contents

Biography

Middle Name also spelled: Wile, Wiley


Note

Note: According to Bertha McCoy in letter to Michael Lee Stills
My Grandfather (JWM) at on time owned most of Greene CO, Tenn. But lost most of it through bad deals. The old home place still stands, a 12 room 2 story mansion, I have a picture.
  • 8 Aug 1889 Appointed Postmaster, Camp Creek, Greene, Tennessee
  • Joined Civil War in Nov 1961, Musters into Company D, 15 Jun 1863, when 4th Tenn Infantry forms.

Marriage

Husband: James Wylie McCoy
Wife: Cathrine Blake
Child: Melissa Catherine McCoy
Husband: James Wylie McCoy
Wife: Charlotte Louisa Lovette
Child: John D McCoy
Child: Michael George McCoy
Child: Martha McCoy
Child: William Hugh McCoy
Child: David A McCoy
Child: Charles McCoy
Child: Seth "Dock" Love McCoy
Child: Edwin McCoy
Husband: James Wylie McCoy
Wife: Esther A. Overhultser
Child: Martha J McCoy
Child: James B McCoy
Child: Joseph W McCoy
Child: Mary F McCoy
Child: Elizabeth McCoy


  • Fact: Residence (1850) Greene county, part of, Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1860) 22nd Civil District, Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1870) Tennessee, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1910) Civil District 1, , Tennessee
  • Fact: Burial (1914) Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Fact: Pension (1907-1933) United States


Sources

Birth

  • "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHP9-C95 : 18 August 2015), Wm Mboy, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing 198, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 180; FHL microfilm 24,538.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MCDX-N9J : 9 November 2014), Willie Mccoy in household of Willet Kelly, Greene county, part of, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing family 1339, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Marriage

Catherine Blake

  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZWL-L54 : 14 July 2015), Jas W Mccoy and Catharine Blake, 20 May 1851; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. 372, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 944,386.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7R-R5J : 14 July 2015), James W Mccoy and Catharine Blake, 20 Mar 1851; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,741.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7R-R56 : 14 July 2015), James W Mccoy and Catharine Blake, 20 Mar 1851; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,741.

Charlotte Lovett

  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7Y-1M4 : 14 July 2015), James W Mccoy and Charlotte Lovitt, 30 Dec 1857; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. 382, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,743.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7Y-1MC : 14 July 2015), James W Mccoy and Charlotte Lovitt, 30 Dec 1857; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,743.
  • "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDQ7-WY5 : 8 December 2014), James W. Mc Cary and Charlotte Lovett, 31 Dec 1857; citing Greene,Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,387.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7Y-1M7 : 14 July 2015), James W Mccoy and Charlotte Lovitt, 30 Dec 1857; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,743.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7Y-1M3 : 14 July 2015), James W Mccoy and Charlotte Lovitt, 31 Dec 1857; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. 382, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,743.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDDS-C9K : 17 October 2014), Wylie J Mccay, Tennessee, United States; citing p. 12, family 79, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,030.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD7H-2CT : 24 December 2015), James W Mccoy, District 22, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district ED 43, sheet 18C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1258; FHL microfilm 1,255,258.

Ester Overholser

  • "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X85Q-8YD : 8 December 2014), J. W. Mccoy and Esther Overhulster, 12 Dec 1886; citing Greene, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,387.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZW3-Q21 : 14 July 2015), J W Mccoy and Esther Overholster, 08 Dec 1886; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,762.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZW3-Q2Y : 14 July 2015), J W Mccoy and Esther Overhulster, 03 Dec 1886; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. 1491, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,762.
  • "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VNZP-XHW : 4 December 2014), J W Mccoy and Esther Overhulster (Unknown), 12 Dec 1886; from "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2008); citing p. 250, Greene, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZW3-Q2P : 14 July 2015), J W Mccoy and Esther Overhulster, 12 Dec 1886; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. 1491, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,762.
  • "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZW3-Q2R : 14 July 2015), J W Mccoy and Esther Overhulster, 03 Dec 1886; citing Greene, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,148,762.
  • "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8S3-HK4 : 14 November 2014), James W Mccoy, 1890; citing NARA microfilm publication M123 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 338,254.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS82-HPT : 22 January 2015), Wiley J Mccoy, Civil District 22, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 147, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,573.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGFR-C6G : 29 October 2015), James W Mc Coy, Civil District 1, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 67, sheet 4A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,514.

Death

  • "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2M24-S5L : 12 December 2014), James W Mccoy, 1907-1933; citing NARA microfilm publication M850 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,635,460.
  • "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSS1-HBZ : 25 May 2014), J. W. Mccoy, 04 Nov 1914; citing Cemetery, Greene, Tennessee, v 19 cn 525, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1,299,622.

DNA

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a Family Finder match between Maynard Stills and his third cousins, Richard Lee Newcomb (105 shared cM) and Anna Marie Boden (104 shared cM). Predicted relationship reported by Family Tree DNA: 2nd to 4th Cousins.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a Family Finder match between Maynard Stills and his third cousins, Richard Lee Newcomb (105 shared cM) and Anna Marie Boden (104 shared cM). Predicted relationship reported by Family Tree DNA: 2nd to 4th Cousins.


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Images: 3
Letter to Michael Stills from Grandmother Bertha McCoy
Letter to Michael Stills from Grandmother Bertha McCoy

James Wylie McCoy
James Wylie McCoy

James W McCoy and Charlotte L Lovett
James W McCoy and Charlotte L Lovett

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