Franklin Sanders Cox

Male5 August 1881–15 December 1970

Brief Life History of Franklin Sanders

When Franklin Sanders Cox was born on 5 August 1881, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Walter C. Cox, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Irene Sanders, was 24. He married Ella Charlotte Erickson on 18 March 1908, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1917 and Anchorage, Alaska, United States in 1942. He died on 15 December 1970, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Franklin Sanders Cox
Ella Charlotte Erickson
Marriage: 18 March 1908
Elizabeth Cox
Franklin Ver Cox
Fredrick Wayne Cox
Edla Cox
Lillian Margaret Cox
Laree Cox
Helen Cox
Ella Maxine Cox

Sources (33)

  • Frank Cox in entry for Cox, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Franklin S Cox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Frank S Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1908Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 15

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 25

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    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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