Saturday, February 18, 2017

Documents, Letters, Photos, Etc. Relating to Ernest Clement McCoy, and Helen Spencer Wilson

The links below will take you to pages where I have photographed, and transcribe the original documents.  Some are in my possesion, others are in private collections, where I have been given permission to photograph and share the information.  

Ernest Clement McCoy and Helen Spencer Wilson (Barnum, McCoy,Carson)

Letter from Helen McCoy to Willis Wilson Contains images, and a transcription written from May 29 - April 10 1942.  Helen was living with husband Ernest McCoy, son Sonny (Carl Barnum), son Ernie (Ernest Pleasant McCoy), and daughter Orpha May McCoy.  The letter was written to Willis Wilson, who was on his way to South Africa, where it is said he was murdered.  The letter was sent back to her, because he died in South Africa.

Obituary, photo, and other information pertaining to Willis's death the obituary clipping, and photo are in a photo album that belonged to Helen, and is now part of a private collection.

Photo of David McCoy 1818 - 1892
Photo of Helen Wilson and Roberta Wilson
Photo of Ernest Clement McCoy and Helen Spencer Wilson 
Photo of Fannie McCoy  Fannie McCoy was Ernest Clement McCoy's sister.

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