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McCoy, William

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McCoy, William
March 12, 2007 09:23PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,
Grant Co.

WILLIAM McCOY was born near Dry Ridge, Grant County, Ky., in 1849, and is
a son of John and Margaret (Lowe) McCoy. The former died in 1862. Mrs.
McCoy, a daughter of John Lowe, of Grant County, was a member of the
Baptist Church, and died in 1851. William McCoy was reared on a farm,
has always followed farming, and now owns 136 acres of land. He is the
fifth child of a family of six. In 1879 he married Julia Conrad, daughter
of William G. and Lucinda (Hedger) Conrad, of Grant County, members of two
of the oldest families in the county. Mrs. McCoy was born in 1853, and is
the third in a family of six. Three children have been born to Mr. and Mrs.
McCoy: John W., Clarrie B. and Stanley. Mrs. McCoy's parents, William G.
and Lucinda Conrad, were married July 29, 1847. Her mother died December
24, 1872; her father died May 4, 1873; her grandfather, Jacob C. Hedger,
died August 9, 1877, aged eighty-one years, ten months and one day; her
grandmother, Sarah (Darrow) Hedger, died December 20, 1874; aged
seventy-seven years and thirty-four days. They were raised in Harrison
County, Ky., and were married April 22, 1819. Her grandparents, William
and Elizabeth (Boyers) Conrad, were married September 11, 1817.

McCoy Lowe Conrad Hedger Darrow Boyers

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