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James McCoy, Sr.
d.Bef. 25 Oct 1781 Greenbrier County, Virginia
  1. James McCoy, Sr.1713 - BEF 1781
  2. Capt. John McCoy1714-1720 - Bef 1779
  • HJames McCoy, Sr.1713 - Bef 1781
  • WJane UnknownAbt 1715 - abt 1798
m. Abt. 1732
  1. Elizabeth McCoyABT 1732 - ABT 1792
  2. David McCoyABT 1734 -
  3. Mary McCoyABT 1735 - 1780
  4. John McCoyabt 1735 -
  5. Sarah McCoy1738-1750 -
  6. James McCoy1738-1750 - 1818
  7. William James McCoy, Sr.1740 - 1795
  8. Jane McCoyABT 1755 - 1800
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Name James McCoy, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth? 1713 County Tyrone, Ireland
Marriage Abt. 1732 to Jane Unknown
Death? Bef. 25 Oct 1781 Greenbrier County, Virginia

James McCoy, Sr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 237.--Patent to John and James McCoy, 5th September, 1762, 320 acres on Mossey Creek. (Note: Mossey Creek is a tributary of the South Branch of the Shenandoah River).


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 298.--27th Setember, 1765. John McCoy and James McCoy to Joseph Malcom, £30, 160 acres on Mossey Creek, the lower end of the place this said John and James McCoy lives on; David Ralstone's land, patented to John and James, 25th September, 1762. Teste: Jacob Gallespie, John and Alexander Malcom. Delivered: Joseph Malcom, 14th November, 1772.
  • Page 4.--19th August, 1766. John McCoy and Sarah ( ) to John Campbell, £100, 130 acres, part of 320 acres patented to John and his brother James McCoy, 25th September 1762, on Mossey Creek, Ralstone's line. Teste: John Malcom, John Archer, John Davidson. Delivered: John McCoy, 9th November, 1767.
  • Page 415.--24th March, 1767. James ( ) McCoy, of Roan County, North Carolina, to John McCoy, of Augusta County, £30, 160 acres on Mossey Creek, part of 320 acres patented to said James and John McCoy, 25th September, 1762, David Ralstones line. Teste: John Campbell, Joseph Malcome, Elizabeth Campbell, Elizabeth McNight. Delivered: John McCoy, 9th November, 1767.
  • Page 383.--25th October, 1781. Jane McCoy, of Greenbrier, widow and sole executrix of James McCoy, to Andrew and Charles Donnerley, patented 10th August, 1759, to said James on Stewart's Creek. Teste: Hugh Brown, Andrew Sitlington, Nathan Crawford.

Will of James McCoy, Sr.

Will Abstract Greenbrier County, Virginia:

James McCOY, Will; 17 Feb 1777 prob 21 Nov 1788.

Wife Jane McCOY: sons; John McCOY, William McCOY, James McCOY, David McCOY: daus; Jane McCOY, Sarah McCOY, Elizabeth McCOY, Mary McCOY. Plantation in Cowpasture.
Wit: Wm H CAVENDISH, John WILLIAMS, Charles HOWARD.
Exec: wife Jane, son James.


Will Transcript, Botetourt County, VA:
In the name of God Amen:
I, James McCoy of Greenbrier in the County of Botetourt, a Colony of Virginia, being weak and sickly of body but of sound memory and understanding. Thanks be given to the Almighty Giver, and calling to mind that it appointed, for all men, once to die. I do therefore of what worldly substance it hath pleased God to bless me with, will and ordain that it be disposed of in the manner following, and I do hereby revoke and disannul any will or testament by me heretofore made.
Imprimus, I bequesth unto my son, John and to my daughters, Jane, Sarah, Elizabeth and Mary, the sum of five Shillings each.
Item: I bequeath unto my son, William, a tract of land lying in Stuarts Draught, to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I bequeath unto my two sons, James and David, the Plantation wherein I live in Greenbrier. And will that it be divided between by a line drawn according to the course I have already maked, to them and their heirs forever.
Lastly: My moveable estate, I bequeath unto my wife, Jane, togehter with the rest of my Plantation in the Cowpasture during her lifetime.
(signed) James McCoy (SEAL)

Records of James McCoy in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 348.-28th May, 1751. Abraham Job's appraisement, by Henry Netherton, James McCoy, Frederick Frailey.
  • Page 237.--14th March, 1758. James Stewart's appraisement, by Ralph Laverty, James McCoy, Henry Cartmell.
  • Page 12.--__ October, 1760. John Guy's estate settlement (the name is Gay in the order), by Henry Gay, administrator--Sold to Francis Donnally, Martha Guy, Henry Guy, Arthur Greer. widow Savers, Wm. Bunting, Agnes Guy, Jean Moffet, Mary Guy, James Borling, Thos. Brown, Timothy Sullivan. Sundries to Elizabeth Gay, Ann Gay. Paid to John Vance, Nathaniel Lyon, John Neall, John Jamison, James McCoy, Arthur Hamilton, Maj. Brown, Commadore Brown.
  • Page 327.--22d March, 1764. James Stewart's appraisement (by James McCoy, Henry Cartmill, Ralph Laverty). Recorded.
  • Page 343.--19th June, 1764. John Ramsey's bond (with Jno. Gay, Jas. McCoy) as guardian to Mary, John, Francis, Hugh, Rebecca, William, Elizabeth and Samuel McDonell, orphans of John McDonell.
  • Page 344.--19th June, 1764. John McCaslin's bond (with Henry Gay, Jas. McCoy) as administrator of Wm. Fitzjarrell.
  • Page 366.--11th October, 1764. William Fitzjarrell's estate appraised, by James McCoy, Thos. Gillespey, Chas. Donnally. Vendue bill recorded 21st November, 1764; to Jno. McCaslin, Thos. Spencer, Geo. Lewis, Francis Jackson; to Timothy Sullivan.
  • Page 284.--10th October, 1766. John ( ) Mitchell and Sarah ( ), of Orange County, N. C., to George Wilson, of Hamshire County, £80, 234 acres by patent 10th August, 1759, on Stewart's Creek; corner James McCoy. Teste: William and Susanna Preston, Samuel McNabb, Nicholas Smith, Francis Smith, Anne Smith, Francis Smith, Thomas Smith.
  • Page 59.--17th November, 1767. John Campbell and Elizabeth to John McCay, £100, 130 acres, part of 320 acres patented to John and James McCay (s/b McCoy) and afterwards conveyed by John McCay to John Campbell 19th August, 1766, on Mossey Creek, Ralestone's line. Teste: James Stevenson, James Campbell, Elizabeth McKnight. Delivered: Joseph Malcom, 14th November, 1772.
  • Page 106.--17th May, 1768. James Hugart's estate appraisement, by James McCoy, Charles Donnerley, John Cartmill, recorded.
  • Page 527.--14th November, 1772. John McCoy and Sarah ( ) to Abel Griffith, on Mossey Creek, part of 320 acres patented to John McCoy and James McCoy, 25th September, 1762, and since conveyed by James to John, 24th March, 1767. Teste: David Stephenson, Evan Griffith, Joseph Malcom.

Information on James McCoy

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Name: John McCoy
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Name: Sarah McCoy
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Name: Elizabeth McCoy
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Name: Mary McCoy
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Name: William J. McCoy
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Name: James McCoy
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Name: David McCoy
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Name: Jane McCoy
  Born: BEF 1776         at: Virginia  

Married: 6 FEB 1794 at: Greenbrier Co., (W)VA

  Died: UNKNOWN          at:   

Spouses: William Hunter Cavendish, Jr. Joel Walker