Sarah Cox

about 1735–
Maryland, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Cox was born about 1735, in Maryland, United States, her father, Daniel Cox Jr., was 37 and her mother, Anne Powell, was 32.

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Daniel Cox Jr.
1698–1735
Anne Powell
1703–
Powell Cox
1727–1793
Isaac Cox
1729–
Daniel Cox
1731–
Isaac Cox
1733–
Rebeckah Cox
1733–
Sarah Cox
1735–

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1776

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 41

Maryland is the 7th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 41

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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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