Joseph Cox

about 1823–
Bullitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Cox was born about 1823, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, Gabriel Cox, was 38 and his mother, Ruth C . Swearingen, was 35. He married Mary Cox on 3 July 1848, in Nelson, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cox
1823–
Mary Cox
1825–1874
Marriage: 3 July 1848
Lina Cox
1849–
Gabriel Cox
1852–
Catharine Cox
1856–
Mary Cox
1867–
Huston Cox
1853–
Harvey David Cox
1863–1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1848Nelson, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 7
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1861
    Age 38
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.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’.Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cocke
    Coxe
    Cocks
    Cooks

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