Edward Cox

1 April 1825–5 September 1918 (Age 93)
Huntington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

Edward Cox was born on 1 April 1825, in Huntington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Richard Cox Sr. and Lucinda. He married Lucinda Willis on 22 February 1846, in St Mary's, Ealing, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 5 September 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Cox
Eliza Helen Harvey
Marriage: 17 August 1867
Alfred Andrew Cox
Ernest J Cox
Valentine Clifford Cox
Lucius Edgar Cox
Nellie Constance Cox
Royal Victor Cox
May Christine Cox
Lucy Beal Cox
Joseph Harvey Cox
Richard Harvey Cox
David Fredrick Cox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1831 · Old London Bridge Opens
    Age 6
    The popular childhood rhyme "London Bridge is Falling Down" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart.
    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 27
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

    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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    Sources (69)

    • Edward Cox in household of Richard Cox, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Edward Cox in entry for Richard Cox and Ethel Mae Poad Garrett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Edward Cox, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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