John A Cox

1825–9 May 1908 (Age 83)
Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John A

When John A Cox was born in 1825, in Greene, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Perry Cox, was 36 and his mother, Mary Kniseley, was 25. He married Dianna Norman on 17 September 1885, in Calhoun, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 9 May 1908, in Letter Gap Post Office, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83.

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John A Cox
Dianna Norman
Marriage: 17 September 1885
Effie May Cox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1885Calhoun, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 0
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 11
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 35
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    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.

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    Sources (6)

    • John A Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John A Cox, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • John A. Cox, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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