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John L. McCoy and Zerra Ware Gibson


Husband: JOHN L. McCOY

Birth: FEBRUARY 20, 1840 CAMPBELL CO., TN
Death: AUGUST 10, 1918 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Occupation: FARMING
Father: JOHN McCOY (1801-AUGUST 05, 1874)
Mother: NANCY HATFIELD (AUGUST 22, 1810-DECEMBER 25, 1891)
Other Spouses: NONE

Marriage: MARCH 02, 1869 JACKSON CO., NC
Wife: ZERAH WARE GIBSON

Birth: JANUARY 1850 TENNESSEE
Death: 1828 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Occupation: HOMEMAKER
Father: CAPTAIN HENRY GIBSON (1819-CIVIL WAR, 13TH CAVALRY)
Mother: ELIZABETH PATTERSON (1820-?)
Other Spouses: NONE

Children.....

1. F Child NANCY E. McCOY
Birth: DECEMBER 31, 1869 TN
Death: DECEMBER 13, 1916 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Spouse: CHARLIE HARRIS
Marriage: FEBRUARY 26, 1915 VAN BUREN CO., TN

2. F Child EMMA McCOY
Birth: JANUARY 11, 1871 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Death: NOVEMBER 12, 1874 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: OLD LAUREL CREEK CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
3. M Child JOHN HENRY McCOY
Birth: JANUARY 03, 1873 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Death: OCTOBER 12, 1958 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Spouse: ELLA LAWSON (OCTOBER 24, 1887-OCTOBER 12, 1965)

4. M Child MARTIN WILBURN McCOY
Birth: DECEMBER 02, 1874 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Death: FEBRUARY 26, 1957 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Spouse: MAGGIE LOUIS TEMPLETON (FEBRUARY 07, 1896-DECEMEBR 18, 1956)

5. F Child CORDELIA McCOY
Birth: FEBRUARY 04, 1879 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Death: FEBRUARY 03, 1933 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Occupation: TEACHER
Spouse: JAMES BENJAMIN MILLER (OCTOBER 19, 1883-AUGUST 05, 1960)
Marriage: DECEMBER 16, 1908 WHITE CO., TN
6. F Child SARAH "SALLIE" LOBELIA McCOY
Birth: NOVEMBER O6, 1880
Death: OCTOBER 17, 1956
Burial: TOWN CEMETERY SPENCER VAN BUREN CO., TN
Occupation: HOMEMAKER
Spouse: HENRY CADE MEASLES
Marriage: DECEMBER 20, 1903 VAN BUREN CO., TN

7. F Child TURNER "TURNIE" McCOY
Birth: OCTOBER 07, 1885
Death: APRIL 11, 1966
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Occupation: HOMEMAKER
Spouse#1: MALACHI BURRELL MORGAN
Spouse#2: THURMAN PASSIONS
Marriage #2: OCTOBER 16, 1921 VAN BUREN CO., TN

8. M Child WILLIS McCOY
Birth: OCTOBER 07, 1886 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Death: JULY 24, 1973 WARREN CO., TN
Burial: LAUREL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY VAN BUREN CO., TN
Spouse#1: OVE ALA YATES
Marriage #1: FEBRUARY 02, 1908 VAN BUREN CO., TN
Spouse #2: ETHEL TAYLOR
Marriage #2: NOVEMBER 13, 1939 WARREN CO., TN

Research: 1850 Campbell County Tennessee Federal Census, 1860 Campbell County Tennessee Federal Census, 1870 Van Buren County Tennessee Federal Census, 1880 Van Buren County Tennessee Federal Census, 1900 Van Buren County Tennessee Federal Census, 1910 Van Buren County Tennessee Federal Census, 1920 Van Buren County Tennessee Federal Census, Fanny Edith Grissom Vickers letter 1972; Notes and research from David C. Cummings; Personal cemetery investigation by Sherian Oakley of Laurel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Van Buren Co., TN; Pension application letters for John L. McCoy.

Source Notes

Prepared by Lois Cordova Janaury 1999. Updated June 2008.

Primary research Joanne Swindell-Belk and Lynn Schiller with additions by Sherian Oakley.


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