Orville Sutherland Cox

Brief Life History of Orville Sutherland

When Orville Sutherland Cox was born on 12 May 1901, in Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States, his father, Delaun Mills Cox, was 51 and his mother, Susan Brown, was 39. He married Ruth Gertrude Christensen on 14 February 1930, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Shelley Election Precinct 1, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1950. He died on 12 May 1990, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orville Sutherland Cox
1901–1990
Ruth Gertrude Christensen
1909–1957
Marriage: 14 February 1930
Lucy Gwendolyn Cox
1931–2013
Lawana Ruth Cox
1932–2002
Orville Christensen Cox
1934–2015
Irene Cox
1935–2010
Eunice Ann Cox
1937–2018
Jerry Christensen Cox
1939–2008
Roy Christensen Cox
1943–2023

Sources (57)

  • Orville Cox, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Orville Sutherland Cox, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Orville S Cox, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

World Events (8)

1902

Treaty of Vereeniging ends the second Anglo-Boer War. The Transvaal and Orange Free State are made self-governing colonies of the British Empire.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1925

Afrikaans recognized as South Africa's official language.

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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