Raymond Hilley Cox

26 March 1887–22 July 1954 (Age 67)
Cobb, Georgia, United States

The Life of Raymond Hilley

When Raymond Hilley Cox was born on 26 March 1887, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, his father, Joseph Edwin Cox, was 36 and his mother, Colista Alberta Hilley, was 31. He married Emma Jean Smith on 19 December 1909, in Cobb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Cobb, San Manuel, Cortés, Honduras in 1954. He died on 22 July 1954, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Hilley Cox
1887–1954
Emma Jean Smith
1888–1972
Marriage: 19 December 1909
Norma Cox
1910–1912
Willis Raymond Cox
1912–1980
Helen Jean Cox
1915–1987
Ruth Cox
1917–2013
Geraldine Cox
1920–1992
Joseph Edwin Cox
1922–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1909
Cobb, Georgia, United States
children

(6)

    Norma Cox

    Female1910–1912Female

    Willis Raymond Cox

    Male1912–1980Male

    Female1915–1987Female

    Female1917–2013Female

    Female1920–1992Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1850–1943Male

    Colista Alberta Hilley

    Female1855–1941Female

siblings

(5)

    Mattie Polk Cox

    Female1874–1876Female

    Ida Gertrude Cox

    Female1876–1897Female

    Female1877–1969Female

    William Orren Cox

    Male1879–1936Male

    Male1887–1954Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 6

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • R H Cox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ramond H Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond H Cox, "United States Census, 1930"

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