The Oliver Paul McCay Familyby Effie McCay
Oliver Paul McCay, second son of James and Carrie (Behler) McCay, was born at his parents home in the New Eden Comminty in Comanche County on March 2, 1900. He attended grade school in New Eden and high school in Coldwater, Kansas. During World War I, he served in the U.S. Navy.
In October of 1931 he married Edra Pauline Shields who had come from Missouri to the Coldwater to visit her sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Jim Herd. Her parents were Arnett and Atlanta Shields.
O.P. and Edra made their home 11 miles south of Coldwater at Buttermilk, Kansas. They have two daughters, Paula and Michelyn.
Paula married Richard King (home: Coldwater, Kansas) and their children are: Shannon, Richelle, Robert, Jennifer and Nathan.
Michelyn married Bob Williams (home: Tacoma, Washington) and their children are: Michael, Mitchell, Kelly and Lori.
O.P. and Edra's present home is now in Coldwater, Kansas.
Written by Effie (King) McCay, published on page 555 of Comanche County History, 1981.
(Histories for the families of Effie & Gene McCay, James & Lucille McCay and James Monroe & Carrie (Behler) McCay appear on page 554 of the same book.)
This web page was made by Jerry Ferrin on June 23, 2002.