Eleanor Cox

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Cox was born on 13 July 1843, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, her father, Thomas Cox, was 44 and her mother, Alice Linnell, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Cox
1799–1883
Alice Linnell
1805–1883
Sussanah Cox
1836–
Mary Ann Cox
1841–1922
Thomas Cox
1837–
Elizabeth Cox
1839–1892
Alice Cox
1841–
Cox
1841–
Cox
1843–
Eleanor Cox
1843–
Cox
1845–
George Cox
1847–1854

Sources (2)

  • Eleanor Cox, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • Eleanor Cox, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

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World Events (3)

1847

Gold found in Port Phillip.

1867

End of transportation to Western Australia.

1870

British troops withdraw from Australia.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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’.

Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

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