18 July 2012

Brickwall - Robert McCoy, son of William and Jane Mills McCoy

By Pamela Pattison Lash

The interest in this family stems from an email inquiry I had concerning a brickwall for the researcher of the William and Jane Mills McCoy family and their son Robert McCoy.  If this family is familiar to you, please email me and I’ll put you in contact with the researcher.

William McCoy (c1820 – c1896 Washington Co, IA)

Jane Mills (c1820 OH – c1882 Washington Co, IA)  pos dau of Joseph Mills who lived in Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH in 1850 fed census

The couple married in Williams Co, OH 14 July 1842 (Marriage V1 p59)

Also Daniel McCoy married Hannah Smith in Williams Co, OH on 12 Dec 1841 (V1 p54)

The children of William and Jane McCoy were:
Israel (23 May 1843 Springfield Twp, Williams Co, OH – 19 Dec 1916 Little Falls, MN) married Mary Alta Bonebrake; by 1874 lived in Marion Co, IA (perhaps Attica)
Co C 100th OVI
Julia Ann (c1847 OH - ) mar John Agan 20 Jan 1869
Margaret (c1851 OH - )
Robert (c1853 OH - )
Joseph (c1857 OH - )

Partial tracing through the census shows the following:
1850 Van Buren, Jackson, Iowa; Roll: M432_184; Page: 352A; Image: 446.
h/h 1050/1030 McCoy, William 29 NY laborer
Jane 30 OH
Israel 7 OH
Julia 3 OH

1860 Springfield, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M653_1052; Page: 72; Image: 147; Family History Library Film: 805052.
h/h /1085 McCoy, William 40 NY
Jane 40 OH
Israel 18 OH
Ann 13 OH
Margaret 9 OH
Robert 7 OH
Joseph 3 OH

1870 Washington, Marion, Iowa; Roll: M593_409; Page: 304A; Image: 612; Family History Library Film: 545908.
h/h 48/48 Agan, John 23 IN farm laborer
Ann 23 OH
Sarah 7/12 IA b Oct
McCay, Robert 17 OH farm laborer

1880 Lotts Creek, Ringgold, Iowa; Roll: 362; Family History Film: 1254362; Page: 117A; Enumeration District: 202; Image: 0705.
h/h 89/86 McCoy, William 60 NY-OH-NY farmer
Jane wife 61 OH-MD-OH
Joseph son 33 OH-NY-OH works on farm