Orpha Cox

20 February 1913–27 August 2014 (Age 101)
Newhouse, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Orpha

When Orpha Cox was born on 20 February 1913, in Newhouse, Beaver, Utah, United States, her father, William Ashton Cox, was 41 and her mother, Mary Alice Openshaw, was 41. She married Raymond Ross Addington on 9 May 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 27 August 2014, in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Ross Addington
1908–1997
Orpha Cox
1913–2014
Marriage: 9 May 1934
Robert Raymond Addington
1934–1966
William Calvin Addington
1944–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1934
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 2

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1941

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Orpha Cox in household of Mary Cox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ophera Cox in household of W. A. Cox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Orpha Addington in household of Raymond B Addington, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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