Edward Parry Cox

9 August 1885–13 August 1974 (Age 89)
Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Parry

When Edward Parry Cox was born on 9 August 1885, in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Sylvester Hulet Cox, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ellen Parry, was 23. He married Eva Ruby Dyreng on 27 October 1920. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 13 August 1974, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Parry Cox
1885–1974
Eva Ruby Dyreng
1894–1974
Marriage: 27 October 1920
Edward Dyreng Cox
1922–2008
Virginia Cox
1923–2005
Carol Cox
1925–2016
Douglas Dyreng Cox
1931–2018

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1920
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1886
    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1892
    Age 7
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 24
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Cocke
    Coxe
    Cocks
    Cooks

    Story Highlight

    Mission Journal of Edward Parry Cox

    Mission Journal of Edward Parry Cox "May this contain a record true of what I see, dear world, in you." "Victory," Pernell Street Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales, Austrailia May 20, 1908 Missionary …

    Sources (32)

    • Edward Parry Cox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edward Parry Or Perry Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ed P Cox in entry for Edward Dyreng Cox, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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