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Albert J. "Bert" Coxe
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1877
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1907
Estherville
Emmet County
Iowa, USA

McGowan family: Edward E. McGowan, Albert J. "Bert" Coxe, Hazel C. McGowan McGraw, Madison Durward McGraw, Durward D. McGraw, Arthur E. McGowan, Ernest A. McGowan & Neita Dodge McGowan.

1900 census [Series T623, Roll 438, Page 45B, English township, North English, Iowa county, Iowa, lines 85-91]
Coxe
John R., May 1853, Iowa, Physician
Etta, Nov. 1855, Iowa
Albert J., June 1877, Ia., Fireman R.R.
Mervyn E., Feb. 1883, Iowa
Bernhard, May 1885, Iowa
Jesse, Sept. 1887, Iowa
Gladys, Oct. 1892, Iowa
NOTE: Roy Coxe, see same page, lines 67-70

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The Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette,
Mon., Sept. 30, 1907, p. 7, col. 1.

Death of A. J. Coxe.
__Henry Sill today received the news of the death of his brother-in-law, A. J. Coxe, of Estherville. The remains will be brought here for interment on Wednesday, at an hour to be announced later.
__Mr. Coxe was 28 years of age and a well known Rock Island engineer. Several days ago he accidently fell from his engine, on a double header, near Emmetsburg, laying by the track for some time before being discovered by a farmer, after which he was taken to the hospital at Estherville. Mrs. Coxe who recently suffered the loss of her father (Edward E. McGowan), was formerly Miss Cora McGowan of this city, and to her will be extended the sincere sympathy of a wide circle of friends.

The Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette,
Tues., Oct. 1, 1907, p. 6.

Funeral of A. J. Coxe.
__A. J. Coxe of Estherville, who died Monday morning in Estherville, as a result of an accident in falling from his engine on Saturday night, will be buried in Oak Hill (sic- Linwood) cemetery tomorrow afternoon.
__The funeral is being held this afternoon at Estherville. A short service will be held from Turner's undertaking rooms at 2 o'clock. Mr. Coxe was an engineer on the Estherville division of The C., R. & P. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Coxe of North English. Besides his father and mother he leaves, a wife, four brothers and one sister to mourn his departure. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and Masonic fraternities and of the Brotherhood of Locomotive-Engineers. Rev. B. J. Clark of the First U. B. church will have charge of the services here.

The Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette,
Wed., Oct. 2, 1907, p. 8, col. 2.

A Damon-Pythias Friendship.
__Fred Sadler, former city electrician, now in business at Ellsworth, Minn., is here today, in charge of the funeral of the Late Engineer A. J. Coxe, with whom for many years, Mr. Sadler has enjoyed the closest personal friendship. Immediately Mr. Coxe could send a message after his injury he wired for Mr. Sadler to come to Estherville. It having been agreed between them that the one surviving should have charge of the funeral of the other. Mr. Sadler went to Estherville in an auto early Sunday morning.
__The funeral party came here in a special car, placed at his disposal by the Rock Island management, and comprised, besides Mrs. Coxe and Mr. Sadler, Messrs. Wm. McArdle, O. Dillon, C. F. Kilgore and G. W. Myers, representing the engineers of Estherville: Dr. and Mrs. Coxe, parents of the deceased, four brothers, Roy T., and wife (Myrtle), Mervin, Jesse and Bernard and wife, one sister, Miss Gladys, and an aunt, Mrs. S. J. Thompson of Sunnyside, Wash.; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Iser of Estherville, Mrs. Jack Riley of Estherville, Al Cartwright and sister, and Mr. and Mrs. Owens of Marengo.

__ Henry M. Sill married Ella May McGowan, Apr. 9, 1902 in Cedar Rapids. (The Cedar Rapids Republican, Fri., Apr. 11, 1902, p. 8, col. 5.)
 
 
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Bert Coxe
June 14, 1877,
Sept. 30, 1907.
 
Burial:
Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 13 of the 3rd addition
 
Created by: Frank Holmes
Record added: May 27, 2009
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Albert J. Bert Coxe
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Albert J. Bert Coxe
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