James Henry Cox

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

The Life Summary 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 Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Cox
1851–1911
Martha Caladonia Graham
1868–1923
Marriage: 6 September 1891
Clarence Humphrey Cox
1892–1977
Henry Sumner Cox
1899–1914
Sonny Cox
1901–1909
Riley Ezra Cox
1894–1980
Shirley Truman Cox
1898–1986
Buddy Cox
1903–1903
Otis Marvin Cox
1905–1938
Audrey Evelyn Cox
1908–1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1891Carroll, Arkansas, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries - 1854: Carroll, Arkansas, United States
    1861
    Age 10
    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.
    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

    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 (9)

    • Henry Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James Henry Cox, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Legacy NFS Source: James Henry Cox - Individual or family possessions: death: 26 February 1919; Carroll, Arkansas, United States

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