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John C. McCoy

 
 
John C. McCoy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. John C. McCoy Marker
Inscription.

John C. McCoy founded West Port, Mo. in 1834. He was also one of the original proprietors of the Town of Kansas, later Kansas City, Mo., in 1846

 
Erected by Westport Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 4.537′ N, 94° 34.838′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Touch for map. Marker is in Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary A. Barnett Hale (a few steps from this marker); George Caleb Bingham (a few steps from this marker); Col. William Miles Chick (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Majors (within shouting distance of this marker); Josephine Anderson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. In For the Landing. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
John C. McCoy Marker and Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. John C. McCoy Marker and Monument

2. A Brief History of Westport, Missouri. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The History of Westport, Missouri. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. John Calvin McCoy Collection at Western Historical Manuscript Collection. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Christiana Polke McCoy D.A.R. Marker on John C. McCoy Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
3. Christiana Polke McCoy D.A.R. Marker on John C. McCoy Monument
Christiana Polke McCoy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
4. Christiana Polke McCoy Marker
Mother of John C. McCoy, on his monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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