Joseph Wilcox

1806–
Cato, Cato, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Wilcox was born in 1806, in Cato, Cato, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Jedediah Wilcox, was 21 and his mother, Mary Hallett Wilcox Harris, was 21. He married Eliza Mitchell about 1829, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wilcox
1806–
Eliza Mitchell
1807–
Marriage: about 1829
Abigail Wilcox
1830–
Smith Buell Wilcox
1833–
Roxanna Matilda Wilcox
1834–1892
Margaret Wilcox
1837–
Angeline Wilcox
1841–
Benjamin S. Wilcox
1844–1928
Benjamin Wilcox
1846–
Content Wilcox
1847–

Spouse and Children

    Male1806–Male

    Eliza Mitchell

    Female1807–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1829
New York City, New York, United States
children

(8)

    Abigail Wilcox

    Female1830–Female

    Male1833–Male

    Roxanna Matilda Wilcox

    Female1834–1892Female

    Margaret Wilcox

    Female1837–Female

    Angeline Wilcox

    Female1841–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 21

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 40

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Wilcox in entry for Richard Wilcox and Sarah Rosanna Collver, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Joseph Wilcox in entry for Benjiman S Wilcox, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
  • Joseph Wilcox in entry for Joseph M. Wilcox, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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