COY, Jacob S.

Date of birth: 29 Dec 1847, Indiana

Date of death: 21 Jul 1924, Edinburg, Johnson County Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, July 23, 1924

EDINBURG MAN DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS
Funeral Service Held at New Bethel 
Church This Afternoon
      Jacob Coy who died at his home 
on North Clay street Monday evening 
at 6 o':Sclock at the age of 78 years 
had been ill for more than a year.  
He was born and raised near Edinburg 
on the old Coy homestead.  He moved 
to Edinburg about sixteen years ago.  
He is survived by the widow and five 
children.  The children are Charles, 
Will and Oris Coy of Indianapolis, 
Mrs. Burtha Sutton and Mrs. Clara 
Williams of Edinburg.  He is a brother 
of Frances and Jesse Coy, and Mrs. 
James Davis of Edinburg and Morgan 
Coy of Indianapolis.  He also has 
several grandchildren.  Mr. Coy was 
a familiar figure of Edinburg and his 
family has the sympathy of the com-
munity.
      The funeral was held from the 
New Bethel church this afternoon at 
2 o'clock, the services being con-
ducted by Rev. Coy of Lebanon, Ind.  
Burial was in the Bethel church ceme-
tery.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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