Roscoe Cleon Cox

Brief Life History of Roscoe Cleon

When Roscoe Cleon Cox was born on 8 July 1898, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Amasa Bernard Cox, was 37 and his mother, Anna Caroline Hansen, was 25. He married Armada Hannah Bailey on 13 August 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1949 and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 1 March 1972, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roscoe Cleon Cox
1898–1972
Armada Hannah Bailey
1903–1988
Marriage: 13 August 1924
Roscoe LaVaun Cox
1925–1999
Audrey Bailey Cox
1931–2013

Sources (47)

  • Roscoe C Cox, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • Roscoe Cleon Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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World Events (8)

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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Brief History of Roscoe Cleon Cox

Roscoe Clean Cox was born July 8, 1898 in Fairview, Utah to Amasa Bernard and Caroline Annie Hansen Cox, the youngest in a family of five surviving sons. He grew up in Fairview and graduated from the …

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