Biographical Sketch of Nehemiah Coye
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Nehemiah Coye or Coy (which at first was the more common spelling), was of Scotch ancestry, and settled in Windham county, Connecticut, probably as early as 1735. The “History of Union” says he came from Scotland, but it is practically certain that he came from Scotch ancestry that had been for a few generations, at least, in the north of Ireland.
MLA Source Citation:
Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People
Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 August 2016.
- Last updated on May 18th, 2011
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