Ozella Mae Cox

27 February 1903–2 August 2002 (Age 99)
Marshall, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ozella Mae

When Ozella Mae Cox was born on 27 February 1903, in Marshall, Kentucky, United States, her father, Clarence Lafayette Cox, was 22 and her mother, Zula Alta Dunn, was 22. She lived in District 2, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Briensburg, Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 2 August 2002, in Fredonia, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Gilbertsville, Marshall, Kentucky, United States.

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Clarence Lafayette Cox
Zula Alta Dunn
Ozella Mae Cox
Van B Cox
Gladys C Cox
Laurell Cox

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Ozilla Cox in household of Clarence L Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oziela M Cox in household of Clarence L Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ozella Mae Higgins, "Find A Grave Index"

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