Vivian Gertrude Cox

30 October 1914–19 July 2007 (Age 92)
Moccasin Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Vivian Gertrude

When Vivian Gertrude Cox was born on 30 October 1914, in Moccasin Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward Everett Cox, was 24 and her mother, Bessie Gertrude Doty, was 24. She married Albert Brown on 17 November 1933, in Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Moccasin, Effingham, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 July 2007, in Stewardson, Prairie Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Stewardson Cemetery, Stewardson, Prairie Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States.

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Albert Brown
Vivian Gertrude Cox
Marriage: 17 November 1933
Kenneth Robert Brown

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17 November 1933
Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States


    Kenneth Robert Brown


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 11

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 27

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)

  • Vivian Cox in household of Everett Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vivian G Cox in household of Evert Cox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vivian Brown in household of Albert Brown, "United States Census, 1940"

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