DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM H. MCCOY

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                             Don Norman

 

1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    William H. McCoy was born in VA about 1804 and died in Braxton

County WV December 19, 1863.  He married Elizabeth Estep Squires in

Lewis County Va in October 1827.  Their marriage bond is dated

October 4, 1827. Elizabeth, a daughter of Asa and Sarah Cartright

(Estep) Squires, was born in Va about 1805.

 

Children of William H. and Elizabeth Estep (Squires) McCoy.

 

  2.  (1). Asa H.                  b.c.     1830

         m.Amanda McClain Jan 8 1856

 

  3.  (2). Andrew E.               b.c.     1838

         m.Permilia Squires

 

  4.  (3). Franklin                b.c.     1840

         m.Arminta J. -----

 

  5.  (4). Edgar                   b.c.     1842

         m.Bridget Moore

 

  6.  (5). Sarah Jane              b.c.     1847   d.Aug 18 1937

         m.James Darnell Sprigg Jan 8 1867

 

 

2.ASA H. MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Asa H. McCoy, a son of William H. and Elizabeth Estep (Squires)

McCoy, was born in VA about 1830.  He married Amanda McClain in

Lewis County VA January 8, 1856.  Amanda, a daughter of William and

Martha (Graves) McClain, was born in Nelson County Va February 14,

1834 and died in Braxton County WV April 22, 1894.

 

Children of Asa H. and Amanda (McClain) McCoy.

 

  7.  (1). Elizabeth M.            b.c.     1857

 

  8.  (2). William McCutcheon      b.       1858

         m.Sabina Layne Cogar 1882

 

  9.  (3). Archibald               b.c.     1860

 

 10.  (4). Edgar T.                b.c.     1862

 

 11.  (5). Matthew F.              b.c.     1865

 

 12.  (6). Martha J.               b.c.     1867

 

 13.  (7). Lula                    b.c.     1870

 

 14.  (8). Ira O.                  b.c.     1872

         m. Audra (McAvoy) McCoy Aug 23 1916

 

 15.  (9). Laura V.                b.c.     1875

 

 16. (10). Charles M.              b.c.     1879

         m. Myrtle Rhea Meadows Oct 1 1913 Braxton County WV

 

3.ANDREW E. MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Andrew E. McCoy, a son of William H. and Elizabeth Estep (Squires)

McCoy, was born in VA about 1838.  He married Permilia Ann Squires.

Permilia, a daughter of Asa and Catherine (Gibson) Squires, was born in

VA about 1845.

 

Known children of Andrew E. and Permilia Ann (Squires) McCoy.

 

 17.  (1). William L.              b.c.     1863

 

 18.  (2). Virginia C.             b.c.     1865

 

 19.  (3). Asa Lee                 b.Apr  1 1867   d.Aug 14 1950

         m.Minnie Frances Swecker Apr 8 1891

 

 20.  (4). Elisha N.               b.       1869

 

 

5.EDGAR MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Edgar McCoy, a son of William H. and Elizabeth Estep (Squires)

McCoy, was born in Braxton County VA (WV) in September 1841. He married

Bridget Moore. Bridget was born in Ireland in December 1836.

 

Children of Edgar and Bridget (Moore) McCoy.

 

 29.  (1). Olin M.                 b.c.     1870   d.before 1900

 

 30.  (2). Mary L.E.               b.c.     1872   d.before 1900

 

6.SARAH JANE MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Sarah Jane McCoy, a daughter of William H. and Elizabeth Estep

(Squires) McCoy, was born in Braxton County VA (WV) about 1847 and died

in Lewis County WV August 18, 1937. She married James Darnell Sprigg

January 8, 1867.

    James, a son of Edward Gruber and Martha Jane (Smith) Sprigg, was

born in Lewis County VA January 3, 1840 and died in Braxton County WV

January 6, 1918.

    James served the Confederacy in the Civil War as a second Lieutenant

in the 19th VA Cavalry.

 

Children of James Darnell and Sarah Jane (McCoy) Sprigg.

 

 31.  (1). Elizabeth Flora         b.Mar 21 1869   d.Mar 23 1945

         m.Charles B. Heater

 

 32.  (2. Minnie Jane              b.May 28 1871   d.Aug 22 1841

         m.Asa Squires

 

 33.  (3). Morgan Lee              b.Sep 26 1874   d.Nov 19 1959

         m.Catherine Octavia Cummings

 

 34.  (4). Melvin Burr             b.Nov 14 1881   d.Aug 18 1961

         m.Iva B. Lowe

 

 

 

8.WILLIAM MCCUTCHEON MCCOY    2.ASA H. MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    William McCutcheon McCoy, a son of Asa H. and Amanda (McClain)

McCoy, was born in Braxton County WV in 1858.  He married Sabina Layne

Cogar in 1882.  Sabina, a daughter of John M. and Mariah L. (Haymond)

Coger, was born in Braxton County in 1861.

 

Known children of William McCutcheon and Sabina Layne (Cogar) McCoy.

 

 35.  (1). Nola H.                 b.May    1884

 

 36.  (2). Guy Everett             b.       1885

         m.Olive Pearl Perkins 1905

 

 37.  (3). Ray E.                  b.Feb    1887

 

 38.  (4). Bessie G.               b.Jan    1891

 

 39.  (5). Myrtle I.               b.Mar    1895

 

 

14.IRA O. MCCOY   2.ASA H. MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

Ira O. McCoy, a son of Asa H. and Amanda (McClain) McCoy, was born in Braxton County WV in March 1872. He married Audra (McAvoy) McCoy in Braxton County August 23, 1916. Audra was born in Upshur County WV in 1881. His second wife was Edna Childress.

 

Children of Ira O. and Audra (McAvoy) [McCoy} McCoy.

 

 40.  (1). Ira O. Jr.               b. Jul 13 1917    d. Apr 21 2005

         m. Audrey ----

 

 41.  (2). Ione

 

 42.  (3). Fayne

 

 43.  (4). Virginia

 

 44.  (5). Laura

 

19.ASA LEE MCCOY    3.ANDREW E. MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Asa Lee McCoy, a son of Andrew E. and Permilia Ann (Squires) McCoy,

was born in Braxton County WV April 1, 1867 and died there August 14,

1950.  He married Minnie Frances Swecker April 8, 1891.  Minnie, a

daughter of Adam and Susan (Craig) Swecker, died in Braxton County

February 7, 1937.

 

Children of Asa Lee and Minnie Frances (Swecker) McCoy.

 

 45.  (1). May S.                  b.Jan    1892

 

 46.  (2). William M.              b.Jul    1894   d.       1947

         m.Virginia Moore

 

 47.  (3). Myrtle Marjorie         b.Feb    1897

         m.Charles Paul Wilson

 

 48.  (4). Ora Susan               b.Aug    1899

         m.Isaiah David Smith

 

 49.  (4). Charles E.

         m.Callie Berry

 

 50.  (5). Ruth Irene

         m.Harold Brendis Miles

 

 51.  (6). Paul Berry

         m.Juanita Simons

 

 

36.GUY EVERETT MCCOY    8.WILLIAM MCCUTCHEON MCCOY    2.ASA H. MCCOY

1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Guy Everett McCoy, a son of William McCutcheon and Sabina Layne

(Cogar) McCoy, was born in Braxton County WV in 1885.  He married Olive

Pearl Perkins in 1905.  Olive, a daughter of Philip Sheridan and Martha

(Kitts) Perkins, was born Septemnber 11, 18885.

 

Children of Guy Everett and Olive Pearl (Perkins) McCoy.

 

 52.  (1). Percy                                   d.infant

 

 53.  (2). Mona Maxine

         m.Bruce kennison

 

 54.  (3). Robert Franklin

 

 55.  (4). Jackson Guy             b.Sep 15 1915

         m.Irene Winifred Rittenhouse  Nov 28 1936

 

 56.  (5). Virginia Monoca

         m.Duane Revere Rittenhouse

 

 57.  (6). Kitty Frances

         m.Thomas Murphy

 

 58.  (7). Kenneth Harland

         m.Carmen Maria Palmer

 

 

40.IRA O. MCCOY JR.     14.IRA O. MCCOY   1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

Ira O. McCoy Jr., a son of Ira O. and Audra (McAvoy) [McCoy} McCoy, was born in Braxton County WV July 13, 1917 and died in Washington County OH April 21, 2005. He married Audrey -----, who preceded him in death.

 

Children of Ira O. Jr. and Audrey McCoy.

 

 59.  (1). Dana

 

 60.  (2). Iris

         m. ---- Smith

 

 61.  (3). Julia

   m. Les Cochran

 

 62.  (4). Edna

         m. Ron Orr

 

 63.  (5). Celia

         m. John Krawsczyn

 

 64.  (6). Byron D.

 

46.WILLIAM M. MCCOY    19.ASA LEE MCCOY    3.ANDREW E. MCCOY

1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    William M. McCoy, a son of Asa Lee and Minnie Frances (Swecker)

McCoy, was born in Braxton County WV in July 1894. He married Virginia

Christian Moore.  Virginia, a daughter of Esmond Gibbs and Mary Alice

(Landrum) Moore, was born about 1894.

 

Children of William M. and Virginia Christian (Moore) Mccoy.

 

 65.  (1). Donald

         Killed in World War II

 

55.JACKSON GUY MCCOY    36.GUY EVERETT MCCOY    8.WILLIAM MCCUTCHEON

MCCOY    2.ASA H. MCCOY    1.WILLIAM H. MCCOY

 

    Jackson Guy McCoy, a son of Guy Everett and Olive Pearl (Perkins)

McCoy, was born in Braxton County WV September 15, 1915.  He married

Irene Winifred Rittenhouse in Lewis County WV November 28, 1936.  Irene

was a daughter of Duane Dellet and Hester Virginia Dare (Hull)

Rittenhouse.

 

Known children of Jackson Guy and Irene Winifred (Rittenhouse) McCoy.

 

 66.  (1). Shirley LaVaughan       b.Nov 28 1936

         m.Harold Eugene Elliot Jun 16 1956

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Braxton County WV Marriages”

"Heritage of Braxton County WV 1989" pp.197,198,205,211,212,243,244

McClain, R.M., "A Brief History of the Descendants of Henry McClain"

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Klaus Koger", "Descendants of John

Squires", "Descendants of Thomas Sprigg"

Smith, Sharon D., McClain family group sheets

1850,1860,1870,1880,1900 Braxton County VA (WV) census

“The Braxton WV Democrat” Apr 29 2005