Missouri Pinkney Cox

10 May 1861–31 May 1940 (Age 79)
Troy, Lincoln, Missouri, United States

The Life of Missouri Pinkney

When Missouri Pinkney Cox was born on 10 May 1861, in Troy, Lincoln, Missouri, United States, her father, James Robert Cox, was 36 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth East, was 37. She married Henry Franklin Hiler on 16 October 1881, in Troy, Lincoln, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dry Creek Township, Howell, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Spring Creek Township, Howell, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 May 1940, in West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Epps Cemetery, Dry Creek Township, Howell, Missouri, United States.

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Henry Franklin Hiler
Missouri Pinkney Cox
Marriage: 16 October 1881
Nathaniel Dryden Hiler
Elsia J Hiler
Sylvia Mae Hiler
Bessie Helen Hiler
Harry Warner Hiler

Spouse and Children

16 October 1881
Troy, Lincoln, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 4

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Pickney M Cox in household of Ann Eliza Cox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Missouri Hiler in household of Franklin H Hiler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pintney M Hiler in household of Henry F Hiler, "United States Census, 1930"

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