Joseph Wilcox was born on 1 September 1771, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. He married Mary Pullman on 7 January 1796. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 January 1836, at the age of 64.
English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.