Leslie Oscar Cox

26 July 1886–1953 (Age 66)
Rosedale, Florida Township, Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Leslie Oscar

When Leslie Oscar Cox was born on 26 July 1886, in Rosedale, Florida Township, Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Reuben Cox, was 41 and his mother, Ellen Louise Crabb, was 29. He married Margaret Almira Boatman on 24 January 1914, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Florida Township, Parke, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1953, in Rosedale, Florida Township, Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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Leslie Oscar Cox
Margaret Almira Boatman
Marriage: 24 January 1914
Wayne Jackson Cox
Martha Ellen Cox

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Almira Boatman


24 January 1914
Parke, Indiana, United States


    Wayne Jackson Cox


    Martha Ellen Cox


Parents and Siblings


    Ellen Louise Crabb




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Leslie O Cox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie D Cox in household of Ruben Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leslie O Cox in household of Ellen L Cox, "United States Census, 1910"

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