Mary Josephine Cox

28 February 1879–25 December 1970 (Age 91)
Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Josephine

When Mary Josephine Cox was born on 28 February 1879, in Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States, her father, William Joshua Cox, was 30 and her mother, Bridget Ellen Monaghan, was 27. She married Robert Lee Savage on 14 October 1899, in Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Alamo, Hidalgo, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Justice Precinct 8, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 December 1970, in San Juan, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Alamo, Hidalgo, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Savage
Mary Josephine Cox
Marriage: 14 October 1899
Robert Thomas Savage
James Walter Savage
William Charles Savage
Alice Closner Savage
Nellie Savage
Mary Ellen Savage
Edward Lee Savage
Elizabeth Frances Savage
Agnes Bernice Savage

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1899Bexar, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway
    Age 2
    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 24
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.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’.Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Mary J Cox in household of William Cox, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary Cox, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Mary Cox in entry for Agnes Bernice Cardiel, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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