Fredrick Walter Cox Jr

6 November 1836–17 March 1921 (Age 84)
Windham, Portage, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Fredrick Walter

When Fredrick Walter Cox Jr was born on 6 November 1836, in Windham, Portage, Ohio, United States, his father, Frederick Walter Cox Sr, was 24 and his mother, Emeline Sally Whiting, was 19. He married Lucy Gunn Allen on 20 April 1857, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1844 and Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 17 March 1921, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Fredrick Walter Cox Jr
Lucy Gunn Allen
Marriage: 20 April 1857
Fredrick Walter Cox III
Marion Alonzo Cox
Lucy Emeline Cox
Mary Louisa Cox
Arthur Cox
Erminnie Rosalia Cox
Clara Estella Cox
Olive Ardell Cox
Albert Cox
Edward Cox
Rosalind Cox
Louis Sylvester Cox

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  • Marriage
    20 April 1857Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 3
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 24
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    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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    Frederick W. Cox, Sr., Manti Citizen

    COX, FREDERICK W., SR, farmer, of Manti, son of Frederick W. and Emeline (Whiting), born in Windom, Foliage county, Ohio, November 6, 1836. In 1852 the family came to Manti, crossing the plains in an …

    Sources (48)

    • Frederick Cox in entry for Minnie Whitlock, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Fred W. Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Fredrick Walter Cox in entry for Leroy Demill and Rosalind Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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