David Cox

26 November 1863–5 June 1953 (Age 89)
Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of David

When David Cox was born on 26 November 1863, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States, his father, John A Cox, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth J. Harrod, was 29. He married Alice Thomas Kesler on 4 December 1889. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bagdad, Shelby, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 June 1953, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bagdad, Shelby, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Cox
1863–1953
Alice Thomas Kesler
1864–1943
Marriage: 4 December 1889
Alice B Cox
1901–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 December 1889
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    John A Cox

    Male1819–1868Male

    Elizabeth J. Harrod

    Female1834–1871Female

siblings

(7)

    Newton Cox

    Male1853–Male

    Cox

    Male1855–Male

    Charity Frances Cox

    Female1856–1916Female

    James W. Cox

    Male1859–Male

    Amanda Cox

    Female1860–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • David Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Cox, "United States Census, 1910"

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