James Henry Cox

Brief Life History 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 E 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 Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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James Henry Cox
Martha Caladonia Graham
Marriage: 6 September 1891
Clarence Humphrey Cox
Henry Sumner Cox
Sonny Cox
Riley Ezra Cox
Shirley Truman Cox
Buddy Cox
Otis Marvin Cox
Audrey Evelyn Cox

Sources (12)

  • Henry Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James H Cox, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • James Henry Cox, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries - 1854: Carroll, Arkansas, United States


Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

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.

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