James Henry Cox

22 February 1851–26 February 1911 (Age 60)
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Cox was born on 22 February 1851, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, his father, Anderson Cox, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Hammonds, was 36. He married Mary Frances Mattox on 27 February 1872, in Carroll, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hickory Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States for about 50 years. He died on 26 February 1911, in Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Parker Cemetery, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Cox
1851–1911
Mary Frances Mattox
1853–1888
Marriage: 27 February 1872
Alice Rosa Cox
1874–1920
Lilly Mae Cox
1879–1908
Amos Lundy Cox
1881–1963
John Oscar Cox
1884–1959
Zella Frances Cox
1886–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1872
Carroll, Arkansas, United States
children

(5)

    Alice Rosa Cox

    Female1874–1920Female

    Lilly Mae Cox

    Female1879–1908Female

    Amos Lundy Cox

    Male1881–1963Male

    John Oscar Cox

    Male1884–1959Male

    Female1886–1969Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1813–1895Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Hammonds

    Female1814–1901Female

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 10

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 16

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Henry Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Cox in household of Anderson Cox, "United States Census, 1870"

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