Mary Cox

17 October 1764–14 June 1826 (Age 61)
Burton Overy, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Cox was born on 17 October 1764, in Burton Overy, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Cox, was 35 and her mother, Susanna Ann Brown, was 26. She married Thomas Newton about 1785, in Burton Overy, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 14 June 1826, at the age of 61, and was buried in Burton Overy, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Newton
1757–1845
Mary Cox
1764–1826
Marriage: about 1785

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1785Burton Overy, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 37
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 44
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1815
    Age 51
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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 (2)

    • Mary Cox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Cox, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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