Rowland Black Cox

26 September 1813–26 January 1895 (Age 81)
Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Rowland Black

When Rowland Black Cox was born on 26 September 1813, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Cox, was 35 and his mother, Diana Priscilla Jackson, was 33. He married Minerva " Nervey" Mayfield on 26 July 1836, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1860 and Fairview, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 26 January 1895, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Standing Springs Cemetery, Simpsonville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rowland Black Cox
1813–1895
Minerva " Nervey" Mayfield
1816–1889
Marriage: 26 July 1836
Sarah Jane Cox
1837–1893
Elizabeth Rebecca Cox
1839–1908
Loueazar Caroline Cox
1842–1911
James Riley Cox
1845–1904
Allen Jackson Cox
1846–
John Pell Monroe Cox
1848–1936
William Warren Cox
1852–1918
Rowland Decatur Preston P. Cox
1859–1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1836Greenville, South Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (23)

    +18 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1822 · Slave Rebellion
    Age 9
    "On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
    1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail
    Age 22
    On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Cocke
    Coxe
    Cocks
    Cooks

    Sources (7)

    • R Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
    • M. Roland Cox in entry for D.P. Cox, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
    • Rowland Cox, "United States Census, 1850"

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