Ramsey Riland Cox

December 1847–1 August 1919 (Age 71)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Ramsey Riland

When Ramsey Riland Cox was born in December 1847, in Missouri, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Cox, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Agnew, was 21. He married Mary Lenora Case on 21 March 1875, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848. He died on 1 August 1919, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Ramsey Riland Cox
Mary Lenora Case
Marriage: 21 March 1875
Riland Riley Cox

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  • Marriage
    21 March 1875San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 1
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    Age 13
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.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’.Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Ramsey Cox in entry for Riland Cox, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ramsey Cox in household of Elizabeth A Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ramsey R Can, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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