Randolph "Old Randall" Mccoy (1825 - 1914)

Randolph McCoy
1825 - 1914
updated February 06, 2019
Randolph "Old Randall" Mccoy, father to 8 children, was born on October 30, 1825 in Pike Co, Kentucky. He was born to Daniel McCoy and Margaret Taylor. He married Sarah McCoy, and they gave birth to Josephine McCoy, James H. McCoy, Floyd McCoy, John Tolbert McCoy, Samuel McCoy, Lilburn McCoy, Mary Katherine McCoy, and Alafair McCoy. Randolph died around March 28, 1914 in Pikeville, Kentucky at 88 years of age.


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Randolph "Old Randall" Mccoy

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Randolph McCoy was born on in Pike Co, Kentucky US


Randolph McCoy died in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky US

Cause of death

Died 2 months after falling into a fire and getting burned. Maybe infection was cause of death.

Burial / Funeral

at Dils Cemetery, in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky



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Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky USA


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Military Service

Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865 about Randolph Mccoy
Name: Randolph Mccoy
Side: Confederate
Roll: M598_22
Roll Title: Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865
Prisoner of War:
Randolph McCoy is listed on line 16.
Rank: Private
Regiment, or Co & State: Mays VA Reg
Company: A
Where Captured: Pike County, KY
When Captured: Jul 8 1863
Remarks: Transferred to Camp Douglas Illinois on Aug 24 1863

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Carrie Mccoy-gernert
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Randolph McCoy, my great great Uncle: My biological father is/was Garcie Charles McCoy and his Father was Garcie McCoy my grandpas father was the late Leland McCoy and mother Elisa McCoy(I do believe was her name) and Leland McCoy was the great great grandson of Randolph "Old Randall" McCoy so that would make Randolph McCoy my great great Uncle if I've got that right relationship wise that is. If I've got relationship connection mixed up please let me know so it can be fixed. Thank you. My name is Carrie Grace McCoy and have a younger brother who was named after my grandpas father Leland my brother is Leland Jacob McCoy. I just wanted to say that I'm very proud to have the last name McCoy and even when I was adopted at 16yr old I never and will never get rid of my last name it is who I am and what's apart of my past and present its s part of our history and I own and wear it well. - Carrie Grace McCoy
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Vera Hammond
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Please contact me [contact link]
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Randolph McCoy Obituary

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Randolph "Old Randall" Mccoy, father to 8 children, died around March 28, 1914 in Pikeville, Kentucky at 88 years of age. He was buried in Dils Cemetery, Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born on October 30, 1825 in Pike Co, Kentucky. He was born to Daniel McCoy and Margaret Taylor. Randolph married Sarah McCoy, and they gave birth to Josephine McCoy, James H. McCoy, Floyd McCoy, John Tolbert McCoy, Samuel McCoy, Lilburn McCoy, Mary Katherine McCoy, and Alafair McCoy.
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1825 - 1914 World Events

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In 1825, in the year that Randolph "Old Randall" Mccoy was born, on August 18th, the Panic of 1825 began in London and spread to Europe, Latin America, and the United States. It affected Great Britain most strongly, leading to the closing of six banks in London and 60 banks in the country. Scottish adventurer - and trickster - Gregor MacGregor had invented a fictional Latin American country called Poyais and persuaded others to invest in the "country". The loss of funds on the part of banks and others began the panic.

In 1834, by the time he was only 9 years old, on March 28th, President Andrew Jackson was censured by the United States Congress, 26–20, due to his efforts to close The Second Bank of the United States - which eventually led to the Panic of 1837. The censure was expunged in 1837, after years of effort by Jackson supporters.

In 1840, at the age of just 15 years old, Randolph was alive when on July 23rd, Upper Canada and Lower Canada were merged by the British Parliament, creating the United Province of Canada. This area later became the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

In 1905, he was 80 years old when federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1914, in the year of Randolph "Old Randall" Mccoy's passing, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

Other Biographies

Other Randolph Mccoys

around 1909 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
Aug 18, 1943 - Apr 5, 2004
May 8, 1899 - April 1970
Sep 14, 1953 - Aug 23, 2010
Mar 22, 1959 - Jul 12, 2011
Jun 11, 1914 - March 1981
Nov 27, 1940 - Nov 11, 1999
Nov 5, 1925 - Dec 22, 2002
Feb 25, 1903 - February 1978
Jun 28, 1939 - Apr 15, 2008
Apr 7, 1914 - October 1976

Other Mccoys

Apr 24, 1788 - Jul 10, 1885
Unknown - Unknown
1864 - Aug 9, 1882
1859 - 1888
1863 - Aug 9, 1882
1854 - Aug 9, 1882
1858 - Jan 1, 1888
1862 - Jan 1, 1888
1848 - 1937
1854 - 1886
Oct 9, 1862 - 1886
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1725 - 1781
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around 1757 - around 1838
around 1762 - around 1824
Unknown - Unknown
Aug 19, 1906 - Unknown
Jun 29, 1958 - Unknown

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around 1856 - Dec 7, 1898
Apr 24, 1788 - Jul 10, 1885
1589 - around 1650
Jul 2, 1712 - 1790
Nov 26, 1750 - Unknown
Sep 4, 1757 - Unknown
1864 - Aug 9, 1882
1859 - 1888
Jul 10, 1760 - Unknown
1700 - 1781
1863 - Aug 9, 1882
1704 - 1737
1854 - Aug 9, 1882
1858 - Jan 1, 1888
1862 - Jan 1, 1888
1848 - 1937
1854 - 1886
Jan 26, 1823 - January 1900
Oct 9, 1862 - 1886
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