The McCoy/Mecoy Family Genealogy


   The goal of this page is to link Willis McCoy/ Mecoy's descendants and gather information to publish for our family. If you are related and would like to include your information please contact me.  If you are unsure who you are related to but you do not believe it's our family, check out the links under "Other McCoy Family Links."  Pictured above are Bill Mecoy (forth generation) and his sons, they are standing in a field on their farm in Tippah County, MS, right outside of Walnut.  In their day they had to fence their fields to protect them from wild livestock running loose.  The picture was taken in the 1880's.  Bill Mecoy was Willis Mecoy's great grandson.
Willis Mecoy  (the first generation)
John McCoy Biography
Mississippi McCoys
(Descendants of Abner, including old photographs)
The Hatfield's and McCoy's
The Daniel McCoy Descendants
McCoy Message Boards on Rootsweb
Patrick McCoy Julia Cain Family 

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The Jacobite Rebellion
Craven County, NCGENWEB
Rutherford County, TNGENWEB
Tippah County, MSGENWEB
Butler County, KYGENWEB
Washington County, ILGENWEB
Madison County, ARGENWEB

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(ca. 1735-1800)

Willis Mecoy was born in the 1730's, and lived in Craven County, NC.  In the 1750's he served in the North Carolina Militia.  His first wife's name is unknown, however in 1796, he married  to Keziah Peters Achlin and she is listed executor of his will.  He died in 1800, in Craven County, North Carolina, leaving 10 children, who were mostly grown with families of their own. Most left the area in the following years to pioneer the U.S. with the exception of William and his offspring.  Willis McCoy is the first of my line that I can verify.  I have several ideas about his parentage, however at the moment I haven't been able to prove them.

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