James Washington Cox

24 June 1825–10 March 1910 (Age 84)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Washington

When James Washington Cox was born on 24 June 1825, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Harvey Cox II, was 32 and his mother, Ruth Gray, was 30. He married Hannah Hale on 24 February 1846, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and No. 13 Kindricks Creek District, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 10 March 1910, in Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Washington Cox
1825–1910
Hannah Hale
1829–1874
Marriage: 24 February 1846
Nathaniel George Cox
1845–1923
Calvin Cox
1849–
Clary C. Cox
1850–
Delcena Cox
1857–
Mary Cox
1861–
John W. Cox
1865–1941
George W. Cox
1867–1939
Landon L. C. Cox
1874–
Sarah Ann Cox
1848–
Calvin C. Cox
1849–
Sarah H. Cox
1852–1890
Martha Jane Cox
1854–1923
Ruth E. Cox
1856–1896
William M. Cox
1860–
Robert E. Lee Cox
1871–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1846
Washington, Tennessee, United States
children

(15)

    Nathaniel George Cox

    Male1845–1923Male

    Sarah Ann Cox

    Female1848–Female

    Calvin Cox

    Male1849–Male

    Calvin C. Cox

    Male1849–Male

    Clary C. Cox

    Female1850–Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Sarah Ann Cox

    Female1819–1884Female

    Hannah A. Cox

    Female1822–Female

    John Harvey COX III

    Male1824–1906Male

    Male1825–1910Male

    Mary Ann Cox

    Female1830–1911Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 37

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • James Cox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James W Cox, "United States Census, 1880"

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