William John McCoy

Male 1864 - 1944  (79 years)


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  • Name William John McCoy 
    Born 27 Dec 1864  Hamtramck, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 May 1865  Maidstone, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 30 May 1865  Maidstone, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • His godparents were Thomas Moran and Marie Casdis (?).
    Census 21 Jun 1870  Hamtramck, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • McKay, William
      age 35, core maker, born Scotland, parents foreign born, citizen of US
      McKay, Margaret
      age 35, keeping house, borrn Ireland, parents foreign born, cannot read/write
      McKay, James, age 13, works in bolt factory, born Michigan
      McKay, Mary, age 9, attending school, born Michigan
      McKay, Elizabeth, age 7, born Michigan
      McKay, William, age 4, born Michigan
      McKay, Josephine, age 2, born Michigan
    Census 3 Jun 1880  Hamtramck, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Name William J. McCoy  [5, 6
    Name William McCoy  [7
    Died 8 Nov 1944  Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: prostratic obstruction 
    William J. McCoy death certificate
    William J. McCoy death certificate
    Buried 10 Nov 1944  Detroit (Mt. Olivet), Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47  Gauthier Family Tree
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2020 

    Father William McCoy,   b. Abt 1833, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1898, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Margaret Cotter,   b. Abt 1843, County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1902, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Agnes Riley,   b. 17 Dec 1867, Maidstone, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1955, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1891  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    • marriage license in Book 4, pg 484, State of Mich, 1891
    McCoy - Riley marriage certificate
    McCoy - Riley marriage certificate
    William J. McCoy & Alice Riley original marriage certificate
    William J. McCoy & Alice Riley original marriage certificate
    certificate nbr. 9724
    Marriage Ceremony 20 Oct 1891  Detroit (Our Lady of Hope), Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Witnesses were Michael Riley and Elizabeth McCoy.
    Divorced 23 Jun 1906 
    Divorced 23 Jun 1906  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Record nbr. 29716
      Alice McCoy & William McCoy
      Marriage Oct. 20, 1891 in Detroit, Mich.
      3 children
      Wife filed Apr. 12, 1906
      Granted June 23, 1906 for non-support
    Children 
     1. James Charles McCoy,   b. 2 Sep 1892, Maidstone, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1976, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. William James McCoy,   b. 11 Sep 1894, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1963, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Robert Emmett McCoy,   b. 13 Aug 1897, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1964, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ricka Stroh,   b. Abt 1871, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Jul 1907  Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    William J. McCoy & Ricka Stroh marriage
    William J. McCoy & Ricka Stroh marriage
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Drouin Collection - Ontario, Canada - Ancestry, (Ontario, Canada), (ancestry.com. \i ancestry.com\i0 . ancestry.com : 20 May 2010.), "Ste. Marie, Maidstone, Essex, Ontario," 1846-1869 (1850) Baptism - William John McCoy; accessed 13 Mar 2011 (Reliability: 4), 13 Mar 2011.

    2. [S116] Drouin Collection - Ontario, Canada - Ancestry, (Ontario, Canada), (ancestry.com. \i ancestry.com\i0 . ancestry.com : 20 May 2010.), "1802-1967 - Ste. Marie, Maidstone, Essex, Ontario," 1865 - 30 May, baptism of William McCoy; accessed 2 Sep 2016 (Reliability: 3), 2 Sep 2016.

    3. [S133] 1870 - US Census -Michigan - Ancestry, Michigan, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), M593, roll M593_709, image 333; FHL 552208, Hamtramck, Wayne, p. 4, dwelling 27, family 26, William McKay (McCoy), accessed 10 Jun 2010 (Reliability: 4), 10 Jun 2010.

    4. [S96] 1880 - US Census (Michigan) - online, Michigan, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T9, Hamtramick, enumeration district (ED) 264, p. 6 & 7, dwelling 58, family 58 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2009.

    5. [S9] Gauthier, Alyce (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S366] Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Mt. Olivet Cemetery - Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association, (mtelliott.com/genealogy, 2014), 1 Apr 2014, 1944 - William J. McCoy, sec 15; lot 822; space 7 (Reliability: 3), 1 Apr 2014.

    7. [S211] Michigan, Detroit, City Directory 1890 - Ancestry, R. L. Polk & Co, ((www.ancestry.com : 2000)), accessed 29 Jul 2011), Wm McCoy jr; R. L. Polk & Co., Detroit City Directory 1890. (Reliability: 3), 29 Jul 2011.

    8. [S34] Michigan, Detroit, Our Lady of Help, 1891 - page 110 - McCoy & Riley (Reliability: 4), 20 Jul 2004.

    9. [S99] Michigan, Detroit, Marriage Certificate, Michigan. Michigan Department of Public Health., Marriage Certificate 9724 (1891), McCoy-Riley (Reliability: 4), 11 Jul 2009.

    10. [S149] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925 - FamilySearch, Michigan., (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, \i FamilySearch\i0 . familysearch.org : 2010.), Film nbr 2342492; Digital folder 4208243; Image 348, William J. McCoy-Alice Riley, 20 Oct 1891, Detroit, Wayne, accessed 13 Mar 2011 (Reliability: 4), 13 Mar 2011.

    11. [S491] Michigan Divorce Records, 1897-1952, Michigan Dept of Health & Vital Statistics, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . www.ancestry.com : 2017.), (www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 Jan 2018); Alice McCoy & William McCoy, record nbr. 29716, granted 23 Jun 1906; Michigan Department of Community Health, Diviison for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan. (Reliability: 3), 24 Jan 2018.

    12. [S321] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934, Ontario., (Digital images. Ancestry.com Operation, Inc., \i Ancestry.com\i0 . ancestry.com : 2010.), ontario, canada, marriages, 1801-1928, Windsor, Essex County: nbr 130 - 008868, Wm J McCoy-Ricka Stroh, 1907; accessed 25 Jan 2014. (Reliability: 3), 25 Jan 2014.