Mollie Matilda Cox

28 June 1872–26 November 1964 (Age 92)
Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mollie Matilda

When Mollie Matilda Cox was born on 28 June 1872, in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas H Cox, was 32 and her mother, Martha or Mattie Estill, was 26. She married Henry Joshua Hill on 6 March 1890, in Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 26 November 1964, in Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Rising Star Cemetery, Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Joshua Hill
Mollie Matilda Cox
Marriage: 6 March 1890
Carrie Estell Hill
Hallie Veda Hill
Pearl Adeline Hill
Guy William Hill
Lora Hill
Claude S. Hill
Maud Hill
Harriet Virgie Hill
Eula Merle Hill
Margie Ethel Hill
Eugene Harve Hill
Mozell Hill

Spouse and Children

    Henry Joshua Hill



6 March 1890
Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas H Cox


    Martha or Mattie Estill




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1875: Eastland, Texas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Mollie Hill in household of Henry Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Molly M Hill in household of Henry J Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary M Hill in household of Henry J Hill, "United States Census, 1900"

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