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George Washington Cox
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1855
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1902
Mead
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA

George married Lettie Cappleman in Fannin Co, TX on Jan. 6, 1886.

Lettie, born in Grimes, TX on May 9, 1866, was the daughter of Samuel Henry & Evanthia E. (Johnston) Cappleman. She died in La Fore, TX.

George & Lettie's daughter was Louisa Cox, born in TX on July 17, 1892. She married Charles Nelson Clark on Aug. 24, 1910, & died in Astec, NM on Oct. 26, 1983.

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Thanks to Don Cox of West Linn, OR for the name correction & the following story about how his kinsman, George, had died. Don used to lived in Calera as a kid.

Don wrote:
"The events surrounding his death is that one day George was out cutting wood near Mead, OK for the winter fireplace when a man who was out chopping wood with George, brought a mortally injured George to town saying a tree had fallen on him. George lived for about 3 days, but was unable to tell the town's people what really happened.

There was a strong suspicion at the time that George was murdered, as the hat he was wearing had the exact cut in it that an axe blade would have made. Since there was no law in that part of Oklahoma at the time no arrest was ever made. He left a wife and two small girls."

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George has a W.O.W. Tombstone
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel M Cox (1830 - 1903)
  Sarah Clarissa Rackley Owens Cox (1833 - 1916)
 
Burial:
Lemon Hill Cemetery
Calera
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Sep 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76455253
George Washington Cox
Added by: Don Cox
 
 
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- Judy B. Forgos
 Added: Oct. 16, 2012

- Virginia Brown
 Added: Sep. 13, 2011
 
 
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