Stella Cox

8 August 1893–6 May 1984 (Age 90)
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Stella

When Stella Cox was born on 8 August 1893, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, William Arthur Cox Sr, was 52 and her mother, Maren Christine Andersen, was 44. She married James Patton Neeley on 15 September 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 6 May 1984, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Patton Neeley
1891–1975
Stella Cox
1893–1984
Marriage: 15 September 1915
Richard Cox Neeley
1919–1999
James Patton Neeley
1926–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1915
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

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.
1917

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 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’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Stella Cox Neeley

Stella Cox Neeley I was born to William Arthur Cox and Mary Christine Anderson August 8, 1893. There were eight children born to this couple, William Arthur Jr., Effie LaVerne, Henriette Lorentze …

Sources (3)

  • Stella Cox Neeley in household of James Patton Neeley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Stella Cox Neeley in household of James Patton Neeley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Estella Cox Foote in household of Timothy Leslie Foote, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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