Edith Guinn Cox

24 February 1907–1986 (Age 78)
Auburn, Union Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States

The Life of Edith Guinn

When Edith Guinn Cox was born on 24 February 1907, in Auburn, Union Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, her father, Oliver William Cox, was 43 and her mother, Bertha Alice Christman, was 40. She lived in Elkhart, Concord Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1986, in New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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Lane Diesel Wagoner
Edith Guinn Cox

Spouse and Children

    Lane Diesel Wagoner



Parents and Siblings

    Oliver William Cox


    Bertha Alice Christman




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 10

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Edith Wagoner in household of Lane Wagoner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Wagoner in household of Lane Wagoner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith Guinn Cox, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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