William Aaron Cox

16 April 1884–28 August 1955 (Age 71)
Longton, Elk, Kansas, United States

The Life of William Aaron

When William Aaron Cox was born on 16 April 1884, in Longton, Elk, Kansas, United States, his father, Zeno Merritt Cox Sr, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Haggard, was 29. He married Frances Fitz about 1905, in Longton, Elk, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 August 1955, in Graham, Young, Texas, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Aaron Cox
1884–1955
Frances Fitz
1885–1918
Marriage: about 1905
Frankie Zeno Cox
1906–1906
Leo Joseph Cox
1907–
Viola Christine Cox
1909–
Elizabeth Marie Cox
1911–1915
Sudie Evelyn Cox
1913–
William Evans Cox
1915–1951

Spouse and Children

    Male1884–1955Male

    Frances Fitz

    Female1885–1918Female

MARRIAGE
about 1905
Longton, Elk, Kansas, United States
children

(6)

    Frankie Zeno Cox

    Male1906–1906Male

    Leo Joseph Cox

    Male1907–Male

    Viola Christine Cox

    Female1909–Female

    Elizabeth Marie Cox

    Female1911–1915Female

    Sudie Evelyn Cox

    Female1913–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Zeno Merritt Cox Sr

    Male1852–1936Male

    Elizabeth Ann Haggard

    Female1854–1884Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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