McCoy, John A.
Born: 1810-XX-XX Pennsylvania
Flourished: 1854-09-28 Peoria, Illinois
McCoy moved to Peoria, Illinois, sometime before 1840, when he was considered as a stock commissioner for the Peoria Commercial Insurance Company. In 1860, he was serving as a justice of the peace and living with his wife Eliza and six children, owning $2,000 in real estate. McCoy was a Whig.
U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Ward 3, Peoria, Peoria County, IL, 212; A Bill to Amend "An Act to Incorporate the Peoria Commercial Insurance Company," Approved February 18, 1837; Petition of Jonathan K. Cooper and Others to Abraham Lincoln; Gravestone, Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, IL.