Martha Ellen Cox

2 November 1886–21 March 1949 (Age 62)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Ellen

Martha Ellen Cox was born on 2 November 1886, in Carroll, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Walter T Cox and Lucy. She married William Floyd Webb on 21 September 1904, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Laurel Fork District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 21 March 1949, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Webb Cemetery, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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William Floyd Webb
Martha Ellen Cox
Marriage: 21 September 1904
Sherley Webb
Marvin Webb
Conner Webb
Elmer Webb
Berlin Webb
Meryil Webb
Margie Webb

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 8
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
Age 17
A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 (17)

  • Martha E Webb in household of William F Webb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha E Webb in household of William F Webb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha E Webb in household of W F Webb, "United States Census, 1920"

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