Samuel Cox

27 April 1816–12 May 1887 (Age 71)
Logan, Ohio, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Cox was born on 27 April 1816, in Logan, Ohio, United States, his father, Abner Cox, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Eveline Fidler, was 28. He married Hannah Littler on 27 November 1836, in Logan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Logan, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Clay Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 12 May 1887, in Wayne, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in High Point Cemetery, High Point, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Samuel Cox
Hannah Littler
Marriage: 27 November 1836
David L Cox
Elizabeth Jane Cox
Angeline Cox
Samuel Leitler Cox
Hannah Cox

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Littler


27 November 1836
Logan, Ohio, United States


    David L Cox


    Elizabeth Jane Cox


    Angeline Cox


    Samuel Leitler Cox



Parents and Siblings

    Abner Cox


    Elizabeth Eveline Fidler




World Events (8)


Age 2

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Samuel Cox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Cox, "United States Census, 1870"

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