Susan Harriet Adeline McAllister

Brief Life History of Susan Harriet Adeline

When Susan Harriet Adeline McAllister was born on 2 July 1849, in Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States, her father, Andrew McAlister, was 42 and her mother, Mary Ann Hume, was 37. She married Joseph Jackson Cox on 18 March 1875, in Tippah, Benton, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Beat 4, Benton, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Beat 3, Benton, Mississippi, United States in 1910. She died on 15 January 1914, in Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Jackson Cox
Susan Harriet Adeline McAllister
Marriage: 18 March 1875
Elijah Andrew Cox
Charles Whitfield Cox
Joseph Alonzo Cox
Robert Edward Lee Cox

Sources (7)

  • H A McAlister in household of Andrew McAlister, "United States Census, 1870"
  • S. A. Mc Allister, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Susan Adeline McAlister Cox, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair ‘son of Alasdair’, the Gaelic form of the personal name Alexander .

History: MacAlister is the name of a Scottish Highland clan claiming descent from Alasdair Mòr Mac Dòmhnaill, a younger son of Domhnall mac Raghnaill, founder of Clan Donald (see McDonald ).

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

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