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
Eva Ruby Dyreng
Marriage: 27 October 1920
Edward Dyreng Cox
Virginia Cox
Carol Cox
Douglas Dyreng Cox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1920
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    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.

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    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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