Robert E. Wilcox

Male11 September 1840–17 March 1916

Brief Life History of Robert E.

When Robert E. Wilcox was born on 11 September 1840, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Josephus "Joseph" Wilcox, was 25 and his mother, Emily Holland, was 21. He married Diana Rhodes on 12 December 1869, in Jackson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Benton Township, Howell, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 March 1916, at the age of 75.

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Robert E. Wilcox
Diana Rhodes
Marriage: 12 December 1869
William Jasper Lewis Wilcox
Henry Josephus Wilcox
John Wilcox
Thomas G. Wilcox

Sources (9)

  • Robert Wilcox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Wilcox, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Robert Wilcox in entry for Henry Joeseaphus Wilcox, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1869Jackson, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries 1842: Mississippi County created from Scott County 1845: Mississippi County fully organized.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 10

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


    Age 21

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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