John C. McCoy Collection

Description: A compilation of over 100 pages of items including newspaper accounts of John C. McCoy's death, funeral, and transcription of his will as well as his wife Elizabeth's death and funeral. Also includes paper read at historical society meeting concerning him as well as his pioneer recollections as published in the Kansas City Journal, etc.
Date: 1889-1948
Location: Manuscript File: McCoy, John C.
Item Type: Manuscript
Note: John C. McCoy (1811-1889) was one of the 14 founding settlers of what later became Kansas City. He was the first person to survey the site.


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