Effie Maude Cox

Female28 February 1879–16 March 1905

Brief Life History of Effie Maude

When Effie Maude Cox was born on 28 February 1879, in Howard Township, Labette, Kansas, United States, her father, Joshua Cox, was 23 and her mother, Anna Mariah Stringer, was 20. She died on 16 March 1905, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 26.

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Joshua Cox
Anna Mariah Stringer
Effie Maude Cox
Effie M. Cox
Fred R. Cox

Sources (5)

  • Effie M Cox in household of Joshua Cox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Effie Maude Cox - Government record: birth-name: Effie Maude Cox
  • Effie Maude Cox in the U.S., Index to Quaker Obituary Notices, 1822-2012

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 2

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 11

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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