Eleanor Favour Cox

Female23 August 1847–1 April 1916

Brief Life History of Eleanor Favour

When Eleanor Favour Cox was born on 23 August 1847, in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Cox, was 28 and her mother, Eleanor Favour Capes, was 24. She married John Paternoster Squires on 10 November 1866, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Eureka Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 1 April 1916, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paternoster Squires
Eleanor Favour Cox
Marriage: 10 November 1866
Edward Frederick Cox Squires
Eleanor Cora Cox Squires
John Samuel Paternoster Squires
Benjamin Franklin Cox Squires
John Carlos Cox Squires
Rachel Cox Squires
Alma Cox Squires
Thomas Cox Squires
Eliza Cox Squires
Jesse Cox Squires

Sources (56)

  • Ruth Cliff in entry for Thomas Cox Squires, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Seamour Cox in household of Samuel Cox, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elinor F Cox in entry for Phillip M Hancock and Theresa A Vincent, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1866Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *Renamed Salt Lake in 1868


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 19

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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

    Story Highlight

    Eleanor Favor Cox Hancock (23 August 1847 – 1 April 1916)

    Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002 about Eleanor F. Hancock Name: Eleanor F. Hancock Death Date: 1 Apr 1916 Death County: Hennepin State File Number: 018414 Certificate Number: 018414 Certificat …

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