Silas Cadman Cox

14 January 1843–21 July 1931 (Age 88)
Fayette, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Silas Cadman

When Silas Cadman Cox was born on 14 January 1843, in Fayette, Alabama, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Cox, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Agnew, was 16. He married Chloe Ann Dodson on 31 December 1861, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Moreno, Riverside, California, United States in 1910 and San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 July 1931, in California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Cadman Cox
Chloe Ann Dodson
Marriage: 31 December 1861
Sarah Elizabeth Cox
Andrew F Cox
Mary Ellen Cox
Cora Cox
Katie Cox
Roy Elija Cox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1861San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 5
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Sources (20)

    • Silas Cox in entry for Sarah Van Deventer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Silas C Cox in household of Edward Poppett, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Silas C Cox, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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