William C. Cox

9 August 1840–4 May 1910 (Age 69)
Loganville, Walton, Georgia, United States

The Life of William C.

When William C. Cox was born on 9 August 1840, in Loganville, Walton, Georgia, United States, his father, James W. Cox, was 22 and his mother, Christiana Ann Lee, was 16. He married Mary Ann Poole on 7 January 1867, in Newton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in District 463, Newton, Georgia, United States in 1870 and Walton, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 4 May 1910, in Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States.

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William C. Cox
Mary Ann Poole
Marriage: 7 January 1867
Frances Elizabeth "Fannie" Cox

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    Mary Ann Poole


7 January 1867
Newton, Georgia, United States


    Frances Elizabeth "Fannie" Cox


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1842: Walton, Georgia, United States. [Spreads across Gwinnett and Walton counties]

Age 6

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

Age 21

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

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)

  • William C Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W C Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm C Cox, "United States Census, 1870"

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