My  McCoy  Lineage
                                                                                                                                                RubyMc@attbi.com

#180 Unknown parents of: [Does anyone have proof of names of parents? [Need proof of parent's names.] Some researchers say that the parents were: John or Daniel McCoy and wife, Margaret ___.  Born ca. 1750s in or near Washington Co., MD with children:[unsubstantiated by me except for above lineage.] The first four children are accepted as siblings and the rest are to be considered siblings and would welcome any documentation to prove them.   A Source for some of the children - "Pioneer Families of MO" by Rose
    *1.  Daniel McCoy  (#90 on Ahnentafel Chart)  b. ca. 1762-74 MD/PA? d. 1844 St. Charles Co., MO;
              m. bond dated 21 Oct 1797 Harrison Co., KY to Rachel Zumwalt b. ca. 1766, d. ca. Aug 1851, d/o
              Henry Zumwalt and Catherine _____.  [See below]
      2.    John "Padre" McCoy b. 1766-68 MD/Cumberland Co., PA; m. ___, d. 1836 Gonzales/Victoria,
             TX; m.  Martha ___ [submitted by Linda Ivy Stafford in 1994] or Nancy (Fitch?) 2 Apr 1793 KY
            [submitted by  June P. Elkins]
             Known children:
             1.    David McCoy (settled in Texas)
             2.    John McCoy (settled in Texas)
             3.    Joseph McCoy m. Catherine Clark of Lincoln Co., KY [submitted by Linda Ivy Stafford in 1994]
             4.    Timothy McCoy m. Sarah VanBurkelo
      3.    Joseph McCoy
      4.    James McCoy m. ___
             Known children: (settled in Lincoln Co., MO)
             1.    William McCoy m. Frances "Fanny" McCoy (his cousin) d/o Daniel McCoy
             2.    James McCoy m. Rachel Doty
             3.    John McCoy [a John McCoy was an heir in the estate of John Wood - who was John Wood?]
             4.    Martin McCoy m. Elizabeth Crow?; m. 8 Jan 1828 St. Charles Co., MO
             5.    Benjamin Mcoy
             6.    David McCoy
     5.    Samuel McCoy - stayed in KY;
     6.    Catherine McCoy m. Jacob Groshong;
     7.    Sarah McCoy m. James Lewis;
     8.    Hester McCoy m. Samuel Groshong;
     9.    Margaret McCoy m. Robert Wilson;
   10.    Zachariah McCoy

[Note: Daniel and wife; Sally, husband, 2 sons & 3 daughters; Margaret, husband & 2 sons; Joseph - single Arrived at DeWitt Colony, TX 20 Apr 1830. Daniel, wife and Joseph may have returned later to MO. Unknown what happened to Sally & family. - This info from June P. Elkins of Stockdale, TX (1988) who descends through Daniel McCoy and Rachel Zumwalt.]

[rsm note: Our Daniel McCoy was also involved in Texas per his estate papers "... League of land granted to Daniel McCoy 18 day of June 1832 by Antonea Kovamo Commissioner appointed by the supreme Government of Texas. And more land 12 miles from Gonzales.

Daniel McCoy #90 on Ahnentafel Chart   b. ca. 1762-70 VA, d. 1844 St. Charles Co., MO; marriage bond dated 21 Oct 1797  Harrison, KY [with permission of Henry Zumwalt for the marriage of his daughter, Rachel Zumwalt to Daniel McCoy - signed Peter Zumwalt - witness?] [Marriage Bond reflects that Daniel McCoy and Benjamin Jones were bondsmen for marriage.]  Rachel McCoy b. ca. 1766, d. prior to August 20th 1851, according to her estate papers.  Among the items sold in her estate was a Bible purchased by Jno/John L. McCoy for 20 cents.  Rachel was referred to as a person of unsound mind in September 1848.  [Does anyone know what happened to the Bible?]
    Their children:
    1.    John L. McCoy b. ca. 1798 St. Charles Co., MO; died after 1845 and bef. 1848, unmarried.
    2.    Frances "Fanny" McCoy b. 15 Nov 1800, d. 3 Mar 1873 St. Charles, MO; m. ca. 1819-20 William
           McCoy (her cousin),  s/o James McCoy
    3.    Sarah "Sally" McCoy b. ca. 1801 St. Charles Co., MO, d. aft. 1851; m. 24 Dec 1822 St. Charles Co.,
           MO to Frederick Keisler [DeWitt Colony 1830 - 2 sons, 3 daughters]
 * 4.    Nancy McCoy b. ca. 1803 St. Charles Co., MO, d. 28 Jan 1847 Franklin Co., MO; m. John "Jack"
           Cain
    5.    Elizabeth "Betsey" McCoy b. ca. 1805-1810,  d. bef. 1853; m. 15 March 1827 St.Charles Co., MO to
           Phillip S. Cannon
    6.    Mahala McCoy b. ca. 1807 St. Charles Co., MO;  m. 30 June 18341 St.Charles Co., MO James Cain
    7.    Margaret "Peggy" McCoy b. ca. 1809-1815 St. Charles Co., MO, d. 2 Mar 1875 Gonzales Co., TX;
           m/1: 30 Oct 1828 St. Charles Co., MO to Ambrose "James" Tenney who d. by 1853; m/2:
           Alexander  Morris 19 Mar 1848 Gonzales Co., TX [Sources:1850-60-70 Caldwell Co., TX Census -
          DeWitt's Colony 1830 -2 sons]
    8.    Joseph McCoy b. ca. 1811, d. bef. May 1853 per his estate papers.   [DeWitt Colony - 1830 Single]

                  Marriage of Daniel McCoy and Rachel Zumwalt - Harrison Co., KY
          "This is to sartify that henery Zumwalt is wiling to Let Danial mc Coy have his Daughtr rachel zumwalt
signed peter zumwalt"
          "Know all men by these presents that we Daniel McCoy and Benjamin Jones are held & firmly Bound unto James Garrard Esqr Governor of Kentucky of his successors in the just & full sum of fifty pounds Current money & for payment will & truely be made & ___ to our sd Governor his Successors &c We bind ourselves our heirs exors & admrs jointly & severally firmly by these presents Sealed with our seals & Dated this 21st day of October 1797. The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas William Moore Clerk of Harrison County hath this day issued a license for the Marriage of Daniel McCoy and Rachel Zumalt now should ___ lawfull cause to obstruct sd Marriage then the above obligation to ___ else remain in force & ____.     Teste W. Moore                               Signed by mark of Daniel McCoy and mark of Benjamin Jones"

Notes: One of my correspondents stated that the McCoys came from Washington Co., MD - moved to VA, KY and MO.  Have not found anything to substantiate this claim.

Another correspondent, Jackie C. Paschal (in March 1985) states that John "Padre" McCoy b. ca. 1770 Fayette Co., PA, d. 1838 TX; m/2: Martha ___.  Their son, Samuel McCoy b. ca. 1806 Lincoln Co., MO; m. Mahala "Cate" Zumwalt b. Oct 28, 1814 St. Charles Co., MO.  Their daughter was Hester Ann McCoy b. 19 Sept 1833 Gonzales, TX.   Believe this John "Padre" McCoy was the brother to my Daniel McCoy and so shown above.

[Missouri Pioneers Volume 16 shows the Muster Roll of Capt. Nathan Boone's Rangers 1812 included:
John McCoy; James McCoy; Joseph McCoy

Caldwell Co., TX Deed Book "H", p.176
"John McCoy of St. Charles Co., MO, to Margaret Morris of Caldwell Co., TX - "all right to a land certificate of 320 acres of Bounty land belonging to Daniel McCoy deceased which has never been laid or located due to said Daniel McCoy for servcies rendered inthe State of Texas being certificate #3441 dated 18 May 1838..... My right title claim and interest in and to the said certificate is the shears and interests of Fanny McCoy, Mahala Cain, Nancy Cain, sarah Keisler, and Elizabeth Connor all of them heirs and daughters of the said Daniel McCoy.  The said interests hereby conveyed is 5/6 of the said certificate."  Recorded 7 July 1856.
p.177 - recorded the grant to the heirs of Daniel McCoy deceased, of 162 acres on the Sandy fork of Peach Creek about 15 miles S. 60 E from Lockhart ... by virture of Bounty warrant No. 3441 for 320 acres issued ... 18 May 1838.
Above information sent 1992 by C. Larson of Midland, TX

Republic of Texas Pension Application Abstracts:
Elizabeth McCoy (widow of John McCoy), Blanco Co., 20 Dec 1870, approved.  Age 77 in Sept. 1870.  Oct 1835 husband was pvt under John H. Moore at Gonzales...  John McCoy died 13 Aug 1870.  Elizabeth McCoy still living in Blanco Co., July 1878.

                Estate of Daniel McCoy - St. Charles Co., MO

St. Charles Co., MO - Circuit Court Records - Oct. Term 1853
          Fanny McCoy, John McCoy, Mary McCoy, Lewis Groce and Lucinda Groce his wife in right of his wife, and William McCoy, James M. McCoy and Frances Ann McCoy by John McCoy their Guardian - Plaintiffs
                                                                               against
         Noah Noel and Rachel Noel his wife in right of his wife, John M. Slavens and Elizabeth Slavens his wife in right of his wife, Alexander Morris and Margaret Morris his wife in right of his wife, Thomas Riley and Julia A. his wife in right of his wife, Joseph Hopkins and Rachel Hopkins his wife in right of his wife, George Cannon, William Cannon, John Cannon, Nancy Cannon, Daniel Cannon, Ellen Elizabeth Cannon, Nathaniel Cannon, Sarah? Ann Cannon and William Smith and Tempy Smith his wife in right of his wife, John Derickson and Mary Derickson his wife in right of his wife, James Skaggs and Sarah Skaggs his wife in right of his wife, James Cain, Joseph Cain, Daniel Cain, Caroline Cain, Luvina Cain and Jessy Cain - Defendants.

         Plaintiffs state that in the year 1844 Daniel McCoy died leaving certain heirs, among whom was Rachel McCoy his widow, who has since also departed this life to wit in the year 1851 - that said Daniel McCoy died seized.. land in St. Charles Co., MO - NW 1/4 SW 1/4 S N32 T48N R1E 40 acres entered by said Daniel McCoy as per Duplicate No. 12386 dated Oct 1839 at St. Louis - that said Rachel McCoy died seized & possessed of land in said county adjoining the above described to wit SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of S 32 T 48N R 1E containing 40 acres entered by ____ patent No _199 and conveyed by him and wife to Joseph McCoy by deed recorded Book K p.12 and conveyed by Joseph McCoy to said Rachel McCoy by deed recorded Book K p.12 and 13. Daniel McCoy and Rachel McCoy were husband and wife and left the same heirs - that some of their children have died leaving other heirs - that, some of these heirs - that some of these heirs have intermarried with third persons - that the original heirs were Fanny McCoy, Nancy Cain, Sarah Kistler, Mahala Cain, Elizabeth Cannon and Margaret Morris - that Fanny McCoy lives in St. Charles County, Missouri and is entitled to one sixth part of the described land - that Nancy Cain died leaving heirs as follows: Tempy Smith wife of William Smith, Mary Derickson wife of John Derickson, James Cain, Joseph Cain, Daniel Cain of Washington Co., Missouri, Sarah Skaggs wife of James Skaggs of Franklin County, Mo., Jessy Cain, Caroline Cain and Luvina Cain minors without Guardians, of Franklin Co., Missouri who are each entitled to one fifty fourth (1/54) of said two tracts of land - that the said Sarah Kistler and her husband sold their interest in said lands to William McCoy and Mahala Cain and her huband have sold their interest therin to Wm McCoy and David Barley and David Burley has sold to John McCoy and William McCoy died leaving the above named Fanny McCoy his widow and children as follows Rachel Noel wife of Noah Noel of Washington Co., MO, Lucinda Groce wife of Lewis Groce of St. Charles Co., MO, John McCoy of same County, Susan Laughlin wife of John Laughlin who have sold to John McCoy, Elizbeth Slavens wife of John M. Slavens... (need rest of this deed)
 

                 Gonzales Co., TX - October Term 1848 - Probate Minutes "C"

     Partition of Estate }
                      of              }
     Daniel McCoy decd}

The petition of Wm Means for partition of the headright League of Land of Daniel McCoy Sr dec'd On the Sundry fork of Peach Creek in Gonzales County 9 miles from the town of Gonzales being examined by the Court and it appearing t the Court that legal notice has been given of the application for partition in this case and it further appearing to the Court that Fanny McCoy, Wm. Means, Nancy Cain decd the daughters of said D. McCoy decd, Joseph McCoy, Elizabeth McCoy alias Cannon, daughter of said D. McCoy decd, Margarett Morris & Mahala Cain daughters of said D. McCoy decd are the persons equitably entitled to the Estate of Danl McCoy Sr Decd and all of said parties being non-residents except Wm Means & Margaret Morris & the said Means appearing by his attorney Wm. H. Steueart and Margaret Morris appearing by her husband A Morris and none of the other parties appearing it is adjudged that Wm. Steueart be appointed attorney to represent the interest of said other parties and it is ordered adjudged & decreed that said League of Land be divided equally as to quality and value unto seven parts between the said parties and that one seventh be set apart to said Fanny McCoy, 1/7 to said Wm Means, 1/7 to Estate of Nancy Cain decd, daughter of Daniel McCoy Sr. decd, 1/7 to Joseph McCoy, 1/7 to Elizabeth McCoy alias Cannon daughter of said Daniel McCoy Snr dec's, 1/7 to Margaret Morris & 1/7 to Mahala Cain daughter of said Danl McCoy Snr decd. And it is further Ordered and adjudged that I S. Martin, Wm H. H. Baldridge and C. C. DeWitt be appointed Commissioners in partitiion to divide said League of Land and that they make their return to the December Term of this Court.
 

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1/7 each then reflects:
Fanny McCoy
William Means [how does William Means relate to this family? I appears that this is Sarah Keistler's portion.]
Estate of Nancy Cain
Joseph McCoy
Elizabeth McCoy Cannon
Margaret Morris
Mahala Cain

      Rachel (Zumwalt) McCoy's Balance for Distribution - 1855 - St. Charles Co., MO

Balance for Distribution: $459.15

Fanny McCoy - $76.52-1/2
Sarah Kiesler - $76.52-1/2
Margaret Morris - $76.52-1/2
Mahala Cain - $76.52-1/2
Tempy Smith - $8.50-1/4
Mary Derrickson - $8.50-1/4
James Cain - $8.50-1/4
Joseph Cain - $8.50-1/4
Daniel Cain - $8.50-1/4
Daniel Cain - $8.50-1/4
Sarah Skaggs - $8.50-1/4
Jesse Cain - $8.50-1/4
Caroline Cain - $8.50-1/4
Lavina Cain - $8.50-1/4
Julia A. Riley - $7.65-1/4
George Cannon - $7.65-1/4
William Cannon - $7.65-1/4
Rachel Hopkins - $7.65-1/4
John Cannon - $7.65-1/4
David M. Cannon - $7.65-1/4
Nancy M. Cannon - $7.65-1/4
Elizabeth Cannon - $7.65-1/4
Nathaniel Cannon - $7.65-1/4
Sarah A. Cannon - $7.65-1/2
Total: $459.15

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