Beverly Cox

1736–September 1796 (Age 60)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Beverly

When Beverly Cox was born in 1736, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Washington Cox Sr, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Beverley, was 26. He had at least 3 sons with Mary Sylvania Alexander. He died in September 1796, in Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 60.

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Beverly Cox
Mary Sylvania Alexander
Acy Cox
Larkin Cox
John Cox

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    Mary Sylvania Alexander






    John Cox


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+2 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 40

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

Age 40

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 47

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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