Rebecca Jane Cox

1 July 1943–1995 (Age 51)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Cox was born on 1 July 1943, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Isaac Dillard Cox, was 24 and her mother, Mattie Jane Smith, was 22. She died in 1995, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Dillard Cox
1919–2001
Mattie Jane Smith
1921–1997
Sadie Ruth Cox
1942–2006
Rebecca Jane Cox
1943–1995

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 16

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.

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)

  • Rebecca Jane Cox, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rebecca Jane Cox, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Rebecca Hudson in entry for Sadie Cox Frazier, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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