Nicholas Cox

about 1778–
Bush, Harford, Maryland, United States

The Life of Nicholas

When Nicholas Cox was born about 1778, in Bush, Harford, Maryland, United States, his father, Israel Cox, was 15 and his mother, Elizabeth Hopkins, was 20.

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Israel Cox
1763–1818
Elizabeth Hopkins
1758–
Nicholas Cox
1778–
Joseph Cox
1780–
Rachel Cox
1782–
Elizabeth Cox
1784–
Mary Cox
1786–
Mercy Cox
1788–
George Cox
1789–1857

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1789

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1789: Harford, Maryland, United States

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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