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Tignal Franklin "Frank" Cox
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1854
Flat Rock
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1940
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Eldest of eight children born to JAMES CLAYTON COX and MARY ANN NICHOLSON

Death: At age 86 from a heart attack

Burial: After cremation, his ashes were buried with his parents in Oakwood Cemetery, Upper Alton, Madison Co. Illinois

Occupation: Farmhand, painter, architect, artist

Married (1): 21 June 1876 to Clara ATKINS in Streator, La Salle Co., Illinois; they divorced 1883-1884

Two Children:

1. Myrtle COX
1878 1958

2. Zella Florence Cox
1883 1971

Married (2): 1884-1885 to Ada WALSER, who died in 1918

No known children

Married (3): 5 Aug 1926 to Ida Marie GLANZER in Los Angeles Co., California

No known children

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Frank Cox Biography

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Family History:

After being born in Indiana in 1854, by the 1860 Census, Frank's family had moved to Clay, Lafayette, Missouri. Frank was 6. The 1870 Census found Frank, age 16, and his family living in Georgia, Jasper, Missouri. Frank was a farmhand, presumably on the family farm. In 1876, at age 22, he married Clara Atkins in Illinois. The 1880 Census found them living in Center, Greene Co., Missouri with Frank's parents and his occupation is painter. By about 1887 he and Clara had divorced, and in 1884-1885 Frank married Ada Walser. The 1910 Census found Frank and Ada living 1528 Van Buren St., Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois with his brother Eugene's family. Frank's occupation is listed as architect, on his own account. By 1926, Frank was living in Los Angeles Co., California when he married Ida Glanzer in Hollywood. He was 72. In the 1930 Census, he and Ida are living in Los Angeles and his occupation is artist in an art studio. He died 30 March 1940 at age 86 in his home at 728 S. Union St., Los Angeles, California from a heart attack and was cremated. His ashes were buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Upper Alton, Madison Co., Illinois with his parents.

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 Parents:
  James Clayton Cox (1830 - 1903)
  Mary Ann Nicholson Cox (1836 - 1911)
 
 Spouses:
  Clara Elenora Atkins Peddicord (1855 - 1939)*
  Ada Walser Cox (1866 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Myrtle Cox Leonardy (1878 - 1958)*
  Zella Florence Cox Karet (1883 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Tignal Franklin Cox (1854 - 1940)
  Fanny Alice Cox Cathcart (1856 - 1934)*
  Clark Alonzo Cox (1861 - 1936)*
  Ona Etta Cox Sinks (1864 - 1923)*
  Artella Eva Cox Boman (1866 - 1923)*
  Eugene Cox (1869 - 1943)*
  LuDelle Cox Powell (1878 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Upper Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: iowahillgal
Record added: Dec 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81895156
Tignal Franklin Frank Cox
Added by: iowahillgal
 
Tignal Franklin Frank Cox
Added by: iowahillgal
 
Tignal Franklin Frank Cox
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Frank is my great-great-grandfather.
- iowahillgal
 Added: Feb. 28, 2012
 
 
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