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
Tabitha Carrilla Best
Edward H Cox
Henry Lot Hobbs Cox
Maria B. Cox
William Simon Cox
Emma R. Cox
Xavier L Cox
Starkey Abner Cox
Mellie S. Cox
Annie Carrilla Cox
Rachel L. Cox

Parents and Siblings

    Starkey Cox


    Tabitha Carrilla Best




    Edward H Cox


    Henry Lot Hobbs Cox


    Maria B. Cox



    Emma R. Cox


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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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