Cordelia Calista Morley

28 November 1823–9 June 1915 (Age 91)
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Cordelia Calista

When Cordelia Calista Morley was born on 28 November 1823, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States, her father, Isaac Morley, was 37 and her mother, Lucy Gunn, was 37. She married Frederick Walter Cox Sr on 27 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 9 June 1915, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Walter Cox Sr
Cordelia Calista Morley
Marriage: 27 January 1846
Lovina Emeline Cox
Therissa Emerett Cox
Sarah Ann Cox
Francis Morley Cox Senior
Isaac Cox
Calista Cordelia Cox
Arletta Maria Cox
Evelyn Amelia Cox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Morley (for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘moor’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murghaile ‘descendant of Murghal’, a personal name based on muir ‘sea’ + gal ‘valour’.Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile ‘descendant of Murthuile’, a personal name derived from muir ‘sea’ + tuile ‘tide’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    John Haslem Clark, Manti Citizen

    CLARK, JOHN HASLEM, farmer and stock raiser, of Manti, is a son of John and Mary (Noddings) Clark, born in Lee county, Iowa, November 13, 1842. His father was a native of Ireland and died near Council …

    Sources (33)

    • Cordelia C Cox in household of Friderick Andersen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cordelia Morley in entry for Evelyn Cox Moffitt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Cudelia Cox in household of Edwin Cox, "United States Census, 1870"

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