Eva May Priscilla Cox

28 October 1881–19 January 1970 (Age 88)
Morven, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Eva May Priscilla

When Eva May Priscilla Cox was born on 28 October 1881, in Morven, Tasmania, Australia, her father, David William Collins-Cox, was 24 and her mother, Ellen Sarah Button, was 20. She married Andrew Bertram Chugg in 1906, in Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 19 January 1970, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 88, and was buried in Kings Meadows, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Bertram Chugg
Eva May Priscilla Cox
Marriage: 1906
Muriel Ellen Chugg
Vernon Chugg
David Richard Chugg

Spouse and Children

Tasmania, Australia


    Muriel Ellen Chugg


    David Richard Chugg


    Vernon Chugg


Parents and Siblings

    David William Collins-Cox





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World Events (8)


Age 11

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 20

First Federal election.

Age 30

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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)

  • Eva May Priscilla Chugg Chugg in entry for Muriel Ellen, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912"
  • Eva May P Cox Chugg in entry for David Richard, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912"
  • Eva May Priscilla Cox, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

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