Calvin C Silcox

February 1837–15 April 1911 (Age 74)
Rhea, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary 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, Cerena 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. 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
1837–1911
Anna King
1847–1929
Marriage: 24 June 1877
Thomas Reese Cox
1860–1941
Cora Burnett
Cicero Cox
1879–1966
Calvin Allen “Callie” Silcox/Cox
1881–1919

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1877Clay, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 9
    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.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 25
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Silcott
    Sill

    Sources (16)

    • Calvin Cilcoit in household of William W Cilcoit, "United States Census, 1850"
    • C C Cox, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Calvin Cox in entry for Callie Cox, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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