|Birth: ||Oct. 1, 1854|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 1901|
His father was Curd Cox and his mother, Amanda Mary (Renfro) Cox
He married Elizabeth (Major) Cox 10 October 1878. She was born 24 July 1851 in Knox County, TN . She died 22 May 1916 in Knox, TN and was buried in the Fairview Baptist Cemetery,Corryton, Knox County, TN. Her father was John Major.
He was working on a farm and his family was all back in Tennessee when he had a tragic accident. From his obituary in the Harrington Citizens Newspaper: " While driving a team hitched to a tractor engine late Tuesday afternoon, Mr. John Cox stumbled and fell in front of the wheels, which passed over his right hip and back, inflicting injuries from which he died in two hours."
He was a member of the Masons who conducted his funeral.
Their children all born Knox Co., Tennessee.
1. Laura J. Cox born 18 June/July 1874
2. Martha E. Cox born April 1876
3. Harriet Sylvester Cox born 24 April 1877
4. Charles R. Cox born Juy 1880
5. John Arthur Cox born 15 November 1882
He married 10 October 1873 Elizabeth Major Daughter of John Marjor.
Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Record added: Oct 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30279929
A special flower for John buried so far away from his Tennessee bride.|
Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Added: Apr. 3, 2010