Hessie E Cox

October 1866–9 April 1950 (Age 83)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Hessie E

When Hessie E Cox was born in October 1866, in Illinois, United States, her father, Richard Hartley Cox, was 36 and her mother, Eleanor Fargher, was 29. She married Warren Irwin Hastings on 17 October 1888, in King, Washington, United States. She lived in Anacortes, Skagit, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Anacortes Ward 2 Election Precinct 2, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 9 April 1950, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 83.

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Warren Irwin Hastings
Hessie E Cox
Marriage: 17 October 1888

Spouse and Children

17 October 1888
King, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Hartley Cox


    Eleanor Fargher




    Elizabeth H Cox


    Sarah Cox



World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Hessie E Hensler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hessie Hensler in household of Gus Hensler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hessie E Hensler in household of Gus Hensler, "United States Census, 1920"

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