Chester Boyd Cox Sr

7 February 1912–13 October 2007 (Age 95)
Seymour, Baylor, Texas, United States

The Life of Chester Boyd

When Chester Boyd Cox Sr was born on 7 February 1912, in Seymour, Baylor, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Bradford Cox, was 25 and his mother, Mary Savarah Roberson, was 22. He married Inez Eavenson on 20 August 1935, in Baylor, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Baylor, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 October 2007, in Seymour, Baylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Baylor, Texas, United States.

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Chester Boyd Cox Sr
Inez Eavenson
Marriage: 20 August 1935
Chester Boyd Cox Jr

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20 August 1935
Baylor, Texas, United States


    Chester Boyd Cox Jr


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 2

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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)

  • Chester B Cox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chester B Cox in household of Joe B Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester B Cox in household of Joseph D Cox, "United States Census, 1930"

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