Mary Adaline Cox

1829–15 February 1896 (Age 67)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Adaline

When Mary Adaline Cox was born in 1829, in Georgia, United States, her father, John Toliver Cox, was 27 and her mother, Mary Powers, was 25. She married Seth Toney in 1844, in Fayette, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Little Lake Judicial Township, Mendocino, California, United States in 1860 and Mendocino, California, United States in 1880. She died on 15 February 1896, in Redwood Valley, Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Redwood Valley, Mendocino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth Toney
1820–1882
Mary Adaline Cox
1829–1896
Marriage: 1844
James Oliver Toney
1845–
Seth Toliver Toney
1846–1916
William Edward Toney
1848–1908
Elisha Edwin Toney
1850–1912
Newton Benjamin Toney
1854–1927
Charles C. Toney
1858–
Nancy E. Toney
1859–1930
Francis Wallace Toney
1862–1940
Martha Ellen Toney
1871–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1844
Fayette, Texas, United States
children

(9)

    James Oliver Toney

    Male1845–Male

    Male1846–1916Male

    William Edward Toney

    Male1848–1908Male

    Elisha Edwin Toney

    Male1850–1912Male

    Newton Benjamin Toney

    Male1854–1927Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1802–1860Male

    Mary Powers

    Female1804–1879Female

siblings

(10)

    Edina B. Cox

    Female1825–1860Female

    Female1827–1883Female

    Female1829–1896Female

    Sarah Rebecca Cox

    Female1833–1908Female

    William Josiah Cox

    Male1837–1908Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Worcester v. Georgia

Age 3

In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.
1861

Age 32

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

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)

  • Adaline Toney in household of J H Lambert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary A Tony in household of Seth Tony, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Loney in household of Seth Loney, "United States Census, 1870"

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