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
Ida May Cox
Marriage: 26 November 1881
Earle H Johnson
Robert Guy Johnson
Charley Cox Johnson

Spouse and Children

26 November 1881
Johnson, Arkansas, United States


    Earle H Johnson


    Robert Guy Johnson


    Charley Cox Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    Rev. Anderson Buchanan Cox


    Eliza Jane May




    Coleman Baxter Cox


    Philip Buchanan Cox


    Andrew Beard Cox


    Seth Thomas Cox


    Martha Ellen Cox


+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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