Yancy LOY (born about 1817 in Orange Co., NC) married Sarah (Sally) ESSEX in 1835 in Orange Co., NC. She was born about 1810. Their children were:
Elizabeth LOY born about 1835, Sarah M. LOY born about 1837, Mary Jane LOY born about 1838, George W. LOY born about 1841, and Priscilla LOY born about 1843.
Eliza Jane REESE born 1843 in TN married 1st to John M. HASSEY (also spelled HASE or HAZE) on Nov. 6, 1862 in Rhea Co., TN. He died sometime before June 1865 as Eliza LOY (formerly Eliza HASSEY) was executor of John's estate in June 1865. Children: John W. HASSEY born about 1864 and Nancy Ann HASSEY born Feb. 8 1865.
Eliza married 2nd to Yancy LOY (Yancy's second marriage too) on March 17, 1865 in Rhea Co., TN Their children: Martha J. LOY born 1868, Sara S. LOY born Feb. 1870, Joel LOY born about 1874, and James Henry LOY born 25 Dec. 1877. James Henry was my gr-grandfather.
James Henry LOY married Polly Jane (or Pollyanna) LEMONS on 28 Nov. 1899 in Meigs Co., TN. Polly was b. March 1883 in TN and d. before 1910 in TN.
Their children: Mattie Bell LOY b. abt. 1901 in Meigs Co., TN d. abt 1935 in Rhea Co., TN , James Hankin LOY b. 4 May 1902 in Meigs Co., TN d. 5 April 1985 in TN, William Ernest LOY b. 2 Jan 1904 in Meigs Co., TN d. 4 Dec. 1985 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, and Cora Ann LOY b. 2 Feb. 1906 in Meigs Co., TN d. 8 January 1993 in Rhea Co., TN.