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William Ewell "Will" Cox
Birth: Sep. 16, 1857
Osceola
St. Clair County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1944
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Along with Sarah's parents, Bennett M. and Lucinda(Mitchell) Murphy, and others, Jesse and Sarah(Murphy) Cox moved from Tennessee to Osceola, St. Clair County, Missouri. In Osceola, two sons were born: William Ewell "Will" Cox , (16 September 1857) named for Sarah's brother Ewell Dixon Murphy (died 1862, CSA), and John Bell Bennett Cox (15 December 1859) named for Sarah's father Bennett (died 1858).

In 1861, the family fled Missouri after being burned out by pro-Union Forces of "Jayhawkers".

William Ewell "Will" Cox, was an attorney of General practice in Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. He later served in the Texas Legislature and became a Justice of the Peace.

He was the father of six children; four of whom grew to adulthood: Sarah Frances; Jesse Thomas; Martha Fernita; and Lula Merle. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse C. Cox (1825 - 1903)
  Sarah Catherine Murphy Cox (1838 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Carolyn Hunter Cox (1869 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Rupert Cox (1899 - 1913)*
  Lula Merle Cox Earles (1904 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Ewell Cox (1857 - 1944)
  John Bell Bennett Cox (1859 - 1888)*
  Jessie Mae Cox Hatchett (1864 - 1953)*
  Mary Dixon Cox Hatchett (1866 - 1917)*
  Laura Lucinda Cox Rogers (1868 - 1954)*
  Henry Winfield Cox (1871 - 1962)*
  Effie Betty Cox Hamic (1874 - 1918)*
  Emma Cox Dotson (1875 - 1959)*
  Charles Carroll Cox (1878 - 1960)*
  Sallie Lena Cox Hale (1880 - 1928)*
  Walter Edward Cox (1882 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Unto You Is Paradise Opened
 
Burial:
Waxahachie City Cemetery
Waxahachie
Ellis County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Phyllis Medeiros
Originally Created by: Steve Perry
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40181874
William Ewell Will Cox
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William Ewell Will Cox
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William Ewell Will Cox
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