Thomas Wilcox

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

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Wilcox was born on 12 May 1689, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Israel Wilcox I, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Savage, was 31. He married Elizabeth Cole on 3 June 1727, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 November 1779, in Delaware Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 90, and was buried in Glen Mills, Thornbury Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wilcox
1689–1779
Elizabeth Cole
1691–1780
Marriage: 3 June 1727
Jonathan Wilcox
1724–
Wilcox
1748–
John Wilcox Sr
1728–1793
Ann Wilcox
1730–1765
James Wilcox
1732–1769
Elizabeth Willcox
1734–1772
Mary Wilcox
1736–1824
Deborah Willcox
1738–1815
Child WILLCOX
1741–1741
Thomas Willcox
1741–1806
Mark Wilcox
1744–1827
Margaret Wilcox
1746–1746
Stephan Wilcox
1750–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1727
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 87

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 87

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

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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 …

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Wilcocks, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Thomas Wilcocks, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Thomas Wilcocks, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"

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