John J. Cox

Male10 July 1874–2 May 1944

Brief Life History of John J.

John J. Cox was born on 10 July 1874, in Sistersville, Tyler, West Virginia, United States as the son of William T. Cox. He married Winona M. Foreman on 14 June 1905, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Barberton, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Smith Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 2 May 1944, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Centerville Cemetery, Centerville, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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John J. Cox
Winona M. Foreman
Marriage: 14 June 1905
Grace F Cox
Euclid William Cox
Reece L. Cox
Ruth Eleanor Cox

Sources (14)

  • John Cox in household of William T Cox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Cox in entry for Reece Cox and Helen Walters, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • John Cox, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1905Belmont, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 3

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 22

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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