Biographical Sketch of Nehemiah Mark Coye

Nehemiah Mark, son of Nehemiah Coye, was born before 1720, doubtless in the north of Ireland. and came with his father to Windham county, Connecticut. He lived in Pomfret, Connecticut, removed with various other Scotch-Irish families to Union, Connecticut, where they were near their kindred in Brimfield, Palmer and Pelham, Massachusetts. He bought land at Union, April 6, 1949, of Samuel Chamberlain. He married (first) Sarah Church, (second) Mary Buck. Children: Nehemiah, was a soldier in the revolution; Amasa. died November 6, 1976; Archibald, mentioned elsewhere; Abigail; Margaret; Mary, born 1752.

MLA Source Citation:

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on May 18th, 2011


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