Veda Cox

22 June 1919–13 July 1995 (Age 76)
Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Veda

When Veda Cox was born on 22 June 1919, in Ellis, Texas, United States, her father, Jesse Johnson Cox, was 39 and her mother, Willie Irene Pate, was 30. She lived in Coleman, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 13 July 1995, in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States.

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Jesse Johnson Cox
Willie Irene Pate
Clara Cox
J T Cox
Luberta Kaye (Elizabeth Luberta) Cox
Veda Cox
Cecil Roy Cox
Sadie Ora Cox

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 10

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Veda Cox in household of Jess Cox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Veda Cox in household of Jessie J Cox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Veda Cox, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

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