Isaac Wilburn Cox

8 December 1814–6 February 1894 (Age 79)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Isaac Wilburn

Isaac Wilburn Cox was born on 8 December 1814, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. He married Frances Manerva Caheley in 1836, in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Pine Flat, Autauga, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 6 February 1894, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Wilburn Cox
1814–1894
Frances Manerva Caheley
1822–
Marriage: 1836
Eliza Jane Cox
1840–
Bettie Cox
1854–
Mary Ann Cox
1844–
James Hampton Cox
1847–1902
Sarah Elizabeth Cox
1849–
Thomas Jefferson Cox
1851–1915
Isaac Newton Cox
1852–1892
Martha Evelyn Cox
1856–1897
Margaret Emma Cox
1859–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1836
Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States
children

(9)

    Eliza Jane Cox

    Female1840–Female

    Mary Ann Cox

    Female1844–Female

    Male1847–1902Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Cox

    Female1849–Female

    Thomas Jefferson Cox

    Male1851–1915Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 5

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Cox, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Isaac Cox, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Isaac W Cox, "United States Census, 1870"

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