COY, Samuel Washington "Wash"

Date of birth: 7 January 1864, Bartholomew County

Date of death: 9 Jun 1933, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, June 10, 1933

Had Been Ill For Five Years 
Funeral Services Sunday 
EDINBURG, June 10. - Samuel W. Coy, 
known to all his friends as "Wash"
Coy, 69 years old, passed away 
Friday evening at 7 o'clock at 
his home southwest of Edinburg 
following an illness of five years 
and that had been serious the 
past ten days.  
      Mr. Coy was born in Indiana, 
January 7, 1864, the son of Samuel 
and Martha Anderson Coy.  He was 
married April 15, 1886, to Emma 
Barnhill and to them five children 
were born.  One daughter died in 
infancy.  Surviving him are the 
widow, two sons, Ralph and Aubrey 
Coy, of Edinburg rural route; a 
daughter, Miss Reba Coy, and one 
son, Dallas, both at home.  Three 
brothers, John W. Coy, E. R. Coy 
and Allie Coy and three sisters, 
Mrs. William Milnes, Mrs. Howard 
Edwards and Mrs. James Coffman, 
also survive.
      Mr. Coy was a member of 
the New Bethel Christian Church 
and the Nineveh K. of P. Lodge.  
Funeral services will be con-
ducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 
o'clock at the Kansas M. E. Church.  
Rev. J. A. Sumwalt will have charge 
of the funeral services.  Burial 
will be made in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Source: Columbus Evening Republican Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, June 10, 1933

Funeral services to be conducted 
from Kansas Church Sunday
Edinburg, June 10 - Samuel Washington 
Coy, 69, well known and successful 
farmer, died at his home west of 
town at 7 o':clock last night, 
following a long illness.  Funeral 
services will be conducted from 
the Kansas Methodist Church to-
morrow afternoon in charge of 
the Rev. J. A. Sumwalt.
      He was born Jan. 7, 1864, 
in the Kansas community, and spent
 his entire life there.  He was 
a son of Samuel and Martha Coy, 
and was married to Emma Elizabeth 
Barnhill April 15, 1886.  He was 
a member of the New Bethel Chris-
tian Church and the K. of P. Lodge 
at Nineveh.
      Four children and the widow 
survive and are Ralph, Aubrey and 
Dallas Coy, all living in the Kansas 
community, and Miss Reba Coy, at home.  
Three brothers and three sisters, 
John Wesley, Richard, and Elijah Coy, 
Mrs. Mary Coffman and Mrs. Kate 
Milnes, all of Edinburg, and Mrs. 
Della Edwards, of Rushville, and 
four grandchildren also survive.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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