Thomas Wilcox

12 May 1689–11 November 1779 (Age 90)
Ivybridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

Thomas Wilcox was born on 12 May 1689, in Ivybridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom. He married Elizabeth Cole on 3 June 1727, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1710 and Concord Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1768. He died on 11 November 1779, in Ivy Mills, Concord Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Glen Mills, Thornbury Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas Wilcox
Elizabeth Cole
Marriage: 3 June 1727
John Wilcox Sr
Ann Wilcox
James Wilcox
Elizabeth Willcox
Mary Wilcox
Deborah Willcox
Thomas Willcox
Thomas Willcox
Mark Wilcox
Margaret Wilcox
Margaret Mary Willcox

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
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The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

(1997: 21118;2007: 41675; 2010: 56286)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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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More information about Thomas Willcox and Ivy Mills

Thomas Willcox had migrated from Exeter, Devonshire, England to Concord, Delaware County, PA., and established his paper mill there in 1729. Thomas Willcox was married to Elizabeth Cole, who had immi …

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  • Birth of Thomas Willcox, as stated by his great grandson Joseph Willcox.
  • Thomas Wilcocks, "Delaware Marriages and Marriage Licenses, 1683-1894"
  • Thos. Wilcox in entry for Hannah Wilcox, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

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