Andrew J Cox

1828–1865
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Andrew J

When Andrew J Cox was born in 1828, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, his father, Solomon Cox, was 30 and his mother, Dicy Glasgow, was 34. He married Sarah Jane Reed about 1852, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He was buried in Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew J Cox
1828–1865
Sarah Jane Reed
1834–1896
Marriage: about 1852
Martha Adline Cox
1852–1932
Nancy Cox
1860–1860
William Rice Cox
1854–1924
Dicy M. Cox
1855–1860
Mary E. Cox
1858–1860

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–1865Male

    Sarah Jane Reed

    Female1834–1896Female

MARRIAGE
about 1852
Overton, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

    Martha Adline Cox

    Female1852–1932Female

    William Rice Cox

    Male1854–1924Male

    Dicy M. Cox

    Female1855–1860Female

    Mary E. Cox

    Female1858–1860Female

    Nancy Cox

    Female1860–1860Female

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Cox

    Male1798–1860Male

    Dicy Glasgow

    Female1794–1860Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 7

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 18

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

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Cox in household of Solomon Cox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Cox in entry for W. R. Cox, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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