Rowland Cox

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

The Life of Rowland

When Rowland Cox was born on 26 September 1813, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Cocke, was 35 and his mother, Diana Priscilla Black, 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 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 P Monroe Cox
1848–1936
William Warren Cox
1852–1918
Rowland Decatur Preston P. Cox
1859–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 July 1836
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
children

(8)

    Sarah Jane Cox

    Female1837–1893Female

    Female1839–1908Female

    Female1842–1911Female

    James Riley Cox

    Male1845–1904Male

    Allen Jackson Cox

    Male1846–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1778–1853Male

    Diana Priscilla Black

    Female1780–1865Female

siblings

(19)

    John Washington Cox Sr.

    Male1803–1871Male

    Female1804–Female

    William Cox

    Male1805–Male

    Rebecca Cox

    Female1807–1870Female

    Sarah E. Cox

    Female1807–Female

+14 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

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • R Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rowland Cox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rowland Cox, "United States Census, 1880"

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