Emily Eliza Cox

18 August 1826–13 February 1908 (Age 81)
Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emily Eliza

When Emily Eliza Cox was born on 18 August 1826, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Cox, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Parson, was 25. She married William Law Pickard Sr on 21 July 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kilmersdon, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 13 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Law Pickard Sr
Emily Eliza Cox
Marriage: 21 July 1857
Wiliam Law Pickard Jr
Martha Emily Pickard
James T Pickard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 July 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    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.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 7
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 28
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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 (23)

    • Eliza Cox in entry for Wm L Pickard, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Emily E Pickard in household of William L Pickard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza in entry for William L. Jr. Pickard and Bertha I. Collicott, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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