Celia Viola Cox

7 September 1920–8 May 1964 (Age 43)
Burnet, Texas, United States

The Life of Celia Viola

When Celia Viola Cox was born on 7 September 1920, in Burnet, Texas, United States, her father, Tolbert Fanning Cox, was 28 and her mother, Jesse Lee McAnally, was 27. She married Schooley George Smith on 26 January 1941, in Burnet, Texas, United States. She lived in Hockley, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Burnet, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 8 May 1964, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Burnet, Burnet, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Schooley George Smith
Celia Viola Cox
Marriage: 26 January 1941

Spouse and Children

26 January 1941
Burnet, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 12

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Celia Cox in household of Talbert F Cox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Celia A Cox in household of Tolbert F Cox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Celia Vio Smith, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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