Eliza Ann Quillen

Female16 December 1818–19 September 1856

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Quillen was born on 16 December 1818, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, James Quillen, was 42 and her mother, Martha Evans, was 41. She married James Henderson Cox on 20 February 1845, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 September 1856, in Clinchport, Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 37.

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James Henderson Cox
Eliza Ann Quillen
Marriage: 20 February 1845
Julia Ann Cox
Amanda Helen Cox
Emma Bethena Cox
Martha Calledona Cox
Mary Lucinda Cox

Sources (17)

  • Eliza Cox in household of James Cox, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Eliza A Cox, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Eliza Ann Quillin, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1845Scott, Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    Age 6

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 12

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened form of McQuillan or McCullen .

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

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