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Newman Ansly "Buck" Cox
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1900
Vernon County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1933
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Dates per DC. Great Uncle Buck first married Emma Louise Corn & they had 2 children: Jack William & Ethel Josephine Katherine. While in labor with their 3rd child both Emma & the child passed away.

He next married Nettie Grant who was reportedly a riverboat dancer & very beautiful. Per a cousin, Nettie's brothers talked him into driving the getaway car as they robbed a bank. Per Menard Correctional Center in Illinois: "he was committed to this institution on 4/25/1928 from Marion County, Illinois, under a sentence of one to life for armed robbery. The record does not indicate the exact date of parole; however, he was paroled prior to 10/8/1933, at which time the records indicate he died while on parole at Jacksonville State Hospital, Jacksonville, Illinois."

Acc'd to work done on this cemetery & kept at Rootsweb he's in the state hospital section of Diamond Grove & likely has a cement post w/ a number on it rather then a stone.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel S. Cox (1867 - 1933)
  Laura Josephine Roark Cox (1864 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Louise Corn Cox (1897 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Katherine Cox Petrasek (1918 - 2005)*
  Infant Cox (1925 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank C. Cox (1890 - 1974)*
  Charles Otto V. Cox (1891 - 1945)*
  Ethel Mae Cox Sheffield (1894 - 1970)*
  Myrtle R Cox Ruthrauff (1898 - 1974)*
  Newman Ansly Cox (1900 - 1933)
  Alma Elnora Cox LeForce (1901 - 1952)*
  Beulah Cox Burns (1903 - 1977)*
  Leonard Cox (1907 - 1907)*
  Louise Josephine Cox Cook (1914 - 2003)**
  Johnnie Owen Cox (1916 - 1990)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Diamond Grove Cemetery
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Plot: H B 422; 21st space from N, Row 12 W
 
Maintained by: Terry Sacchi
Originally Created by: DMLeForce
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43033623
Newman Ansly Buck Cox
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Newman Ansly Buck Cox
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Newman Ansly Buck Cox
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- TexRose
 Added: Oct. 13, 2009
RIP Great Uncle Buck
- DMLeForce
 Added: Oct. 13, 2009
 
 
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