Adoniram Judson H. Cox

15 March 1839–22 December 1907 (Age 68)
Marion, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Adoniram Judson H.

When Adoniram Judson H. Cox was born on 15 March 1839, in Marion, Mississippi, United States, his father, Lewis B Cox, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Hennesy, was 20. He married Elizabeth Ellen Lea on 22 December 1859, in Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Ascension, Louisiana, United States in 1880. He died on 22 December 1907, in Myrtle Grove Plantation, Iberville, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Plaquemine, Iberville, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adoniram Judson H. Cox
Elizabeth Ellen Lea
Marriage: 22 December 1859
James Bodford Cox
Benjamin Judson Cox
Samantha Ellen Cox
William Cox
Elizabeth Odelia Cox
Mary May Antoinette Cox

Spouse and Children

22 December 1859
Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (3)

  • Adormarism Cox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Judson A Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Judson Cox in household of L B Cox, "United States Census, 1850"

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