Margaret P. Evans

15 March 1915–1995 (Age 79)
Limestone, Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret P.

Margaret P. Evans was born on 15 March 1915, in Limestone, Washington, Tennessee, United States. She married Albert Howel Cox on 26 December 1946, in Rossville, Walker, Georgia, United States. She died in 1995, in Morristown, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Sangamon Valley Township, Cass, Illinois, United States.

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Albert Howel Cox
Margaret P. Evans
Marriage: 26 December 1946

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    Albert Howel Cox



26 December 1946
Rossville, Walker, Georgia, United States

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 16

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Margaret P Berryhill, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • The Cox Family, History and Tradition, by Marcia Kay Ferguson Cox, Virginia, IL, 1997

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