PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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KOREAN "CONFLICT" WAR (1950 - 1953)

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MCCOY

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McCOY, CLARENCE (living), UNITED STATES ARMY, STATIONED IN GERMANY, KOREAN WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Toler, Pike County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.  Hardy, Pike County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  (living), Toler, Pike County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Marinda Stanley and Helix McCoy.
GRANDPARENTS:  Margarete “Martha” May and George Fleming Stanley.
GRANDPARENTS:  Louisa Visa Stafford and Elliott Alexander “Doc” McCoy.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Lucinda Williamson and William I. May, Union Army Soldier, American Civil War.
THIRD-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Priscilla Coburn and Reuben Rutherford I, Soldier in The Frontier Wars.
FOURTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth King and James May, who was tried at The Old Bailey Court in London, England, convicted of being a thief of trinkets, sentenced to seven years of servitude, jailed, placed on the British prison hulk, JUSTITIA, sailed west toward the American Colonies and arrived in Leedstown, Westmoreland County, Virginia on 25 February 1772.  He was pressed into service in the British Army.  After being captured by opposing forces, did he swear an oath of loyalty to the rebellious thirteen colonies?   Did he serve in the Continental Army?  As a British convict, he could never return to England.  Circa 1831, James May was living in Pike County, Kentucky.
FOURTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Elizabeth Tunnell and George Ball, Captain, American Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Soldier.
FOURTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Elizabeth Chitwood and Henry Farley, American Revolutionary War Soldier.
FOURTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Susannah Hamilton and Micajah Frazier, and American Revolutionary War Soldier.
FIFTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Isabelle Thompson and Alden Williamson, American Revolutionary War Soldier.  Their son, Richard Williamson married Mary Jane “Jenny” Wiley, who was the daughter of Thomas Wiley, an American Revolutionary War Soldier and Virginia Jean “Jenny” Sellards, a famous pioneer, who had a Kentucky State Park named in her honor in 1954.
FIFTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Judith Clay (first cousin once removed to Henry Clay, a  Kentucky Statesman, “The Great Compromiser”  and Thomas Farley, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
FIFTH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Ann Nancy Brashear and Moses Ball, who was a second cousin to the First United States President, George Washington, Commanding General of the Continental Army, American Revolutionary War.
NINETH-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Richford and Benjamin Brashear, French Huguenot Protestant Immigrant.
SPOUSE:  Willma Jean “Billie” Varney.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  November 1950.
DISCHARGE DATE:  8 November 1952.
SERVICE NUMBER:
STATIONS:  Fort Knox, Fort Benning, Glenhausen, Germany.
JOB DESCRIPTION:  MOS Carpenter.  The Service Company organized supplies of everything needed, from food and fuel to trucks and care of deceased soldiers for the regiment.  Clarence McCoy’s carpenter skills were used to assist in the rebuilding of Germany, while guarding the Iron Curtain during the Cold War at the same time of the Korean "Conflict" War.
RANK:
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Service Company, 12th Regiment, 4th Infantry, U. S. Army, Stationed in Germany during the Korean War.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  Kentucky Birth Record.  Personal Interviews.  WWII Draft Cards.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s maternal uncle, Clarence McCoy on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s maternal uncle, Clarence McCoy on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s maternal uncle, Clarence McCoy on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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