Guy E. Cox

Male21 December 1883–1959

Brief Life History of Guy E.

When Guy E. Cox was born on 21 December 1883, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, his father, Amzir L Cox, was 22 and his mother, Emma L. Taggart, was 24. He married Goldie Ora Tressler on 23 February 1910, in Shelby, Illinois, United States. He lived in Penn Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1959, at the age of 76.

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Guy E. Cox
Ruth D Bryant
Marriage: 1 September 1918

Sources (13)

  • Guy E Cox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Guy Earl Cox, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Guy E Cox, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1918
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 2

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 20

    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

    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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