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Ollie Wesley "Cotton" Cox
Birth: Oct. 8, 1893
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1936
Fisher County
Texas, USA

Ollie was the 6th of the 7 children of William Melvin Cox (1857-1925) and Mary Ammert Sharp (1856-1916). Both William and Mary and their 1st 4 children were born in Tennessee. In the late 1880s the family left Tennessee and Ollie was born somewhere in Missouri on their 4 or 5 year trek to Texas.

On November 14, 1914 Ollie married Oma Green at Benjamin,Knox, TX and they had 8 children, only 5 whom survived childhood. Ollie was a farmer but never owned his own land; he either rented or share-cropped.

Ollie spent 6 months in the Tuberculosis Sanitarium, then died of a heart attack soon after returning home. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Melvin Cox (1857 - 1925)
  Mary Ammert Sharp Cox (1856 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Oma Mandiany Green Cox Parsons (1898 - 1983)*
 
 Children:
  Agnes Ovetta Cox (1916 - 1916)*
  Loraine Cox (1917 - 1920)*
  Ernest Wesley Cox (1919 - 1999)*
  Mary Ammert Cox (1922 - 1936)*
  William Wallace Cox (1924 - 1977)*
  Martin Thomas Cox (1929 - 2001)*
  Ollie Junior Cox (1933 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Lonzo Cox (1881 - 1963)*
  Dora Ella Cox Barnes (1882 - 1943)*
  Ida Leona Cox Hoskins (1885 - 1945)*
  Mary Eugene Cox Parks (1887 - 1975)*
  Ernest Vanburen Cox (1890 - 1936)*
  Ollie Wesley Cox (1893 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bernecker Cemetery
Fisher County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Joyce Baughn
Originally Created by: Bill Baughn
Record added: Mar 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6248478
Ollie Wesley Cotton Cox
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