When Benjamin J. Wilcox was born about 1772, in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Peleg Wilcox, was 17 and his mother, Dinah Johnston, was 21. He married Elizabeth Record on 14 November 1799. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1846, in Java, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Varysburg, Wyoming, New York, United States.
English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.