John A. Cox

Brief Life History of John A.

John A. Cox was born in 1795, in New York, United States. He married Emily Gates on 3 December 1834, in Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1814. He died on 16 August 1851, in Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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John A. Cox
Emily Gates
Marriage: 3 December 1834
Celia M Cox

Sources (7)

  • John Coc, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • John A Cox, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Cox, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

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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