Josephine Evelyn Willcox

Brief Life History of Josephine Evelyn

When Josephine Evelyn Willcox was born on 20 April 1907, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, her father, Robert Ferris Willcox, was 26 and her mother, Pearl Rice, was 21. She died on 26 June 1928, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Ferris Willcox
1881–1922
Pearl Rice
1885–1976
Josephine Evelyn Willcox
1907–1928

Sources (8)

  • Evelyn Wilcox in household of William L Rice, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Evelyn Wilcox, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Evelyn Willcox, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

World Events (7)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wilcox , widespread in southwestern England.

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

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