|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1816|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1891|
When WILLIAM HENRY COX was born on October 14, 1816 in Lexington, Kentucky his father, WILLIAM, was 34 and his mother, MARTHA, was 34. He was married four times and had eight sons and seven daughters. He died on July 5, 1891 in Uvalde, Texas at the age of 74.
William Cox was know as the great Indian fighter. He fought off a band of 25 marauding Indians after he had been wounded in the knee with an arrow. His bravery saved the entire settlement of three families that were living in the prong of the Nueces River. The skirmish cost the life of his grandaughter Lutitia Cox.
Mary Cox Logsdon (1834 - 1911)*
Henry Clay Cox (1838 - 1903)*
Irvin Robert Cox (1842 - 1906)*
Arch M Cox (1842 - 1925)*
Sarah Cox Brown (1845 - 1900)*
Sarilda Jane Cox Maples (1850 - 1920)*
John Cox (1872 - 1956)*
Hester Ann Cox Burney (1876 - 1961)*
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