Calvin C. Silcox

Brief Life History of Calvin C.

When Calvin C. Silcox was born in February 1837, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Wyatt Silcox, was 23 and his mother, Serena Ann Likens, was 21. He married Sarah Cox about 1856, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Hardyville, Hart, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 15 April 1911, in Phosphate, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin C. Silcox
Anna King
Marriage: 24 June 1877
Thomas Reese Cox
Cicero Cox
Calvin Allen “Callie” Silcox or Cox

Sources (18)

  • Cicero Cox in household of Calvin Cox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • C C Cox, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Calvin Cox, "Tennessee, Deaths and Burials, 1874-1955"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Silcock, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, from the Middle English personal name Silcoc, a diminutive of Sil (see Sill ), a pet form either of Silvester or the much rarer Silvein (see Selwyn ).

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

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