Ida May Cox

24 February 1865–28 August 1953 (Age 88)
Johnson, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ida May

Ida May Cox was born on 24 February 1865, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States as the daughter of Rev. Anderson Buchanan Cox and Eliza Jane May. She married Daniel Harris Johnson on 26 November 1881, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Prairie Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Spadra, Johnson, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 28 August 1953, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oakland Memorial Cemetery, Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Harris Johnson
1861–1943
Ida May Cox
1865–1953
Marriage: 26 November 1881
Earle H Johnson
1882–1950
Robert Guy Johnson
1888–1955
Charley Cox Johnson
1897–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1881
Johnson, Arkansas, United States
children

(3)

    Earle H Johnson

    Male1882–1950Male

    Robert Guy Johnson

    Male1888–1955Male

    Charley Cox Johnson

    Male1897–1946Male

Parents and Siblings

    Rev. Anderson Buchanan Cox

    Male1821–1892Male

    Eliza Jane May

    Female–1918Female

siblings

(10)

    Coleman Baxter Cox

    Male1849–1914Male

    Philip Buchanan Cox

    Male1852–1907Male

    Andrew Beard Cox

    Male1855–1928Male

    Seth Thomas Cox

    Male1857–1942Male

    Martha Ellen Cox

    Female1859–1926Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 18

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 23

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

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)

  • Ida Johnson in household of D H Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ida M Cox in household of Anderson Cox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida Johnson in household of D Harris Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"

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