Rene Rebecca Cox

6 May 1799–after 1880 (Age 80)
Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Rene Rebecca

When Rene Rebecca Cox was born on 6 May 1799, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Philip Cox, was 43 and her mother, Jemima or Nina Taylor, was 42. She married Martin L Moss on 1 January 1833, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Keowee, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1880. She died after 1880, at the age of 82.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Martin L Moss
Rene Rebecca Cox
Marriage: 1 January 1833
Martha Moss
Warren William Moss
Margaret Moss
Jemima Carrie Moss

Spouse and Children

1 January 1833
Pickens, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 22

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Moss in household of Minton Moss, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rebeca Moss in household of Martin Moss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Moss in household of Martin Moss, "United States Census, 1860"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.