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Patrick McCoy

Wedding of Patrick McCoy and Margaret O'Connor in 1907.
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Courtesy of Mary McCoy.

Patrick McCoy,
Pat, Paddy,
born 23 Mar 1872, Glin, Co.Limerick,
he sp bapt of his niece Bridget Fitzgerald, 1889,
Gaelic football player, played for Glin,
he did NOT play for Limerick county, that would be confusion with his nephew Paddy Scanlon the hurler,
living at home unmarried in 1901 census,
"Pat McCoy of Glin" was referee for Tarbert Rovers v. Ballylongford (football) in Tarbert, Sun 13th Oct 1901,
mar 1907 to Margaret O'Connor [Margaret Mary O'Connor, born late 1873, from Tarbert, Co.Kerry],
he ran the McCoy family pub and shop, Main St, Glin,
they are listed in Main St, Glin, in [Census, 1911], he is listed as "shopkeeper",
he died 20 Dec 1923, age 51 yrs,
she ran the business after his death,
he is listed as "general merchant" (deceased) at dau's mar 1936,
she died 11 Feb 1966, age 92 yrs,
both bur Kilfergus Cemetery, near Glin,
had issue:

  1. Margaret McCoy,
    born 27 Jan 1908 in Glin, NOT 22 Jan,
    (todo) see birth of Margaret Mary M'Coy, [GROI], Listowel district, 1st qr 1908, vol 5 p 372,
    mar Eugene Daly [born 1900, NOT 1908, in Rosscarbery, Co.Cork],
    he was Garda Seargent,
    they lived Dublin,
    he died 29 Nov 1958, age 58 yrs, NOT 50 yrs,
    she died 4 Feb 1987, age 79 yrs,
    had issue:

    1. Mary Daly, mar Gabriel Cunnane and had issue:
      1. Finola Cunnane.
      2. Enda Cunnane.
      3. Gaye Cunnane.
      4. Aidan Cunnane, mar Dawn Behan.

    2. Margaret Daly, mar Alan Evans.

    3. Anne Daly, mar Denis Barry and had issue:
      1. Eugenia Barry.
      2. Geraldine Barry, mar Tony McMahon.
      3. Nuala Barry.
      4. Denis Barry, mar Sarah Franklin.

    4. Veronica Daly, mar Laurie Duffy and had issue:
      1. Therese Duffy, mar Michael Hausler.
      2. Joe Duffy, mar Elizabetha ----.

    5. Patrick Daly, mar Connie ---- and had issue:
      1. Mattie Daly.
      2. Meg Daly, mar Danny McCabe and had issue:
        1. Jake McCabe.
        2. Paddy McCabe.
        3. Tessa McCabe.

    6. Monica Daly, mar Melville McCormack and had issue:
      1. Eugene McCormack.
      2. Jimmy McCormack.
      3. Mike McCormack.
      4. Barbara McCormack, mar Joe Moitoza.

    7. Josephine Daly, mar Ray Jones and had issue:
      1. Christopher Jones, mar Michelle Handrahan and had issue:
        1. Rachel Jones.
        2. Camille Jones.
        3. Ruby Jones.

    8. Frances Daly,
      mar 1stly to Derek Nicolls,
      mar 2ndly to Pat Donnelly.

    9. Noel Daly, mar Barbara Olson and had issue:
      1. Brian Daly, mar Crystal ---- and had issue:
        1. Kaelyn Daly.
        2. Connor Daly.
      2. Beth Daly, mar Jim Barton and had issue:
        1. Maggie Barton.
        2. Jack Barton.

    10. Eleanor Daly, mar Peter Green.

  2. Hanna McCoy,
    Hannah, Hanora Catherine McCoy,
    born Glin, 26 Nov 1908 (NOT 1909),
    born 10 months after her sibling, in same calendar year, her mother got pregnant immediately after childbirth,
    (todo) see birth of Hannah Catherine Mccoy, [GROI], Listowel district, 4th qr 1908, vol 5 p 324,
    she went as "Hanna", spelt "Hanna" on the McCoy memorial,
    though spelt "Hannah" at birth, in 1911 census and on her own grave,
    described as "shopkeeper" at mar, living Main St, Glin,
    she and her husband took over running the McCoy family pub and shop, Main St, Glin,
    mar 1936 to her double 2nd cousin James Barrett [born 11 Dec 1907] and had issue.

  3. Mary McCoy, born 1909,
    (todo) see birth of Mary Mccoy, [GROI], Listowel district, 4th qr 1909, vol 5 p 348,
    died as infant in 1910,
    (todo) see death of Mary Mccoy, age 0, [GROI], Listowel district, 4th qr 1909, vol 5 p 276,
    bur Kilfergus Cemetery.

  4. Elizabeth McCoy,
    born c.Dec in 1910, Co.Limerick (age under 4 months in census of 2 April 1911),
    (todo) see birth of Elizabeth Mary Mccoy, [GROI], Listowel district, 4th qr 1910, vol 5 p 324,
    mar William J. Murtagh [born 1903 in Rotunda Hospital, Dublin],
    he died 26 Apr 1973, age 70 yrs,
    she died 19 June 1976, age 65 yrs,
    had issue:

    1. Paddy Murtagh.

    2. Renee Murtagh, mar Con Cummins and had issue:
      1. Conleth Cummins.
      2. John Cummins.
      3. Catherine Cummins.
      4. Garrett Cummins, mar Yvonne Quinlivan and had issue:
        1. Caoimhe Cummins.
        2. Conor Cummins.
        3. Daniel Cummins.
      5. Maria Cummins.

    3. Mairead Murtagh, mar Alan Coll and had issue:
      1. Austin Coll.
    4. Dympha Murtagh, mar Neil Rowe and had issue:
      1. Lisa Rowe.
      2. Andrea Rowe.
    5. Imelda Murtagh, mar Richard Kittel.
    6. John Murtagh.
    7. Frances Murtagh.
    8. Amelia Murtagh.
    9. Liam Murtagh.

    10. Edward Paul Murtagh, mar Catherine Kelly and had issue:
      1. Niall Murtagh, mar Sarah Roe and had issue:
        1. Emily Murtagh.
      2. Owen Murtagh.
      3. Stephen Murtagh.

    11. Maria Murtagh, mar Alan Condell and had issue:
      1. Georgina Condell, mar Bryan Pickering.

  5. Nellie McCoy, born 1912,
    (todo) see birth of Ellen Mary McCoy, [GROI], Listowel district, 3rd qr 1912, vol 5 p 345,
    mar 1938 to Steve O'Donnell [Stephen, born 1912 in Tarbert, Co.Kerry],
    children born Glin,
    family emigrated to USA 1948,
    he worked in butchers business with his brothers in Chicago,
    she died 2004, age 92 yrs,
    had issue:

    1. Margaret O'Donnell, mar Walter Jack McCarthy and had issue:
      1. Cathy McCarthy, mar --- Wilson and had issue:
        1. Megan McCarthy Wilson.
        2. Kyle McCarthy Wilson.
      2. Beth McCarthy, mar Sean Smith and had issue:
        1. Margaret Marie Smith.
        2. Jonathon Smith.
        3. Nellie Smith.
      3. Michael Lawrence McCarthy, mar Audrey Folloder.

    2. Paddy O'Donnell, mar Patricia McCarthy and had issue:
      1. Stephen O'Donnell.
      2. Mary Ellen O'Donnell, mar Jeffrey Eichhorn.
      3. Con O'Donnell, mar Carissa ----.
      4. Margaret O'Donnell, mar Louis Manetti.
    3. Thomas O'Donnell, mar Cathy ----.

    4. Ann O'Donnell, mar Lynn Bock and had issue:
      1. Eileen Bock, mar Scot Balch and had issue:
        1. Ashlyn Balch.
        2. Kaelyn Balch.
        3. Hannah Balch.
      2. Brian Bock, mar Colleen Shanahan and had issue:
        1. Genieve Bock.
        2. Sean Bock.
      3. Maureen Bock, mar Ryan Welsh and had issue:
        1. Colin Welsh.
        2. Tanner Welsh.
        3. Katheryn Welsh.
        4. Lauryn Welsh.

  6. Ursula McCoy, born 1914,
    Catherine Mary Ursula McCoy, after her aunt the nun,
    (todo) see birth of Catherine Mary Ursula Mccoy, [GROI], Listowel district, 3rd qr 1914, vol 5 p 348,
    mar Daniel Joe McGrath,
    she died Oct 1969, age 55 yrs,
    he died Feb 1979,
    had issue:

    1. Dan McGrath.
    2. Caroline McGrath, mar Tom ----.
    3. Desmond John McGrath, mar Caroline Buckle and had issue:
      1. Danny McGrath.
      2. Michael McGrath.

  7. John McCoy,
    John Patrick McCoy, born 1916,
    died as baby in 1916, bur Kilfergus Cemetery.
    Think this should be John Joseph, born and died 1918. See following.
    (todo) See birth of John Joseph Mccoy, [GROI], Listowel district, 2nd qr 1918, vol 5 p 338.
    (todo) See death of John Joseph Mccoy, age 0, [GROI], Listowel district, 3rd qr 1918, vol 5 p 265.

Patrick McCoy, Gaelic football player.
See larger and full size. From Mary McCoy.


Patrick McCoy grave, Kilfergus Cemetery, near Glin


Grave of Patrick McCoy, Kilfergus Cemetery, near Glin.
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See close-up. From Stephen Barrett.

Newer McCoy gravestone, Kilfergus Cemetery, near Glin.
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Photo 2014 courtesy of Stephen Barrett.
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Close-up of the picture of Patrick McCoy and Margaret O'Connor on the new gravestone.

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