Xavier L Cox

21 February 1869–6 July 1953 (Age 84)
Onslow, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Xavier L

When Xavier L Cox was born on 21 February 1869, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, his father, Starkey Cox, was 39 and his mother, Tabitha Carrilla Best, was 34. He lived in Richlands Township, Onslow, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Richlands, Onslow, North Carolina, United States for about 43 years. He died on 6 July 1953, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Onslow, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Starkey Cox
1829–1903
Tabitha Carrilla Best
1834–1916
Edward H Cox
1857–1925
Henry Lot Hobbs Cox
1859–1934
Maria B. Cox
1863–1916
William Simon Cox
1863–1947
Emma R. Cox
1867–1881
Xavier L Cox
1869–1953
Starkey Abner Cox
1871–1961
Mellie S. Cox
1873–1940
Annie Carrilla Cox
1875–1960
Rachel L. Cox
1877–1959

Parents and Siblings

    Starkey Cox

    Male1829–1903Male

    Tabitha Carrilla Best

    Female1834–1916Female

siblings

(10)

    Edward H Cox

    Male1857–1925Male

    Henry Lot Hobbs Cox

    Male1859–1934Male

    Maria B. Cox

    Female1863–1916Female

    Male1863–1947Male

    Emma R. Cox

    Female1867–1881Female

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 8

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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

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)

  • Leonidas Cox in household of Starkey Cox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Xavier L Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Xavier L Cox, "United States Census, 1910"

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