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William Coxe, Jr
Birth: May 3, 1762
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1831
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born in Burlington, New Jersey, he was a pioneer in the development, cultivation and physiological studies of fruit trees. Known as a pomologist, he maintained the first experimental orchard in America. He served as a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1796-1804, 1806-09, 1816-17). In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress, serving until 1815. After his term, he returned to his orchard experiments and wrote the first book on pomology in American. He died at age 68 on his farm in Burlington, New Jersey. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Rachel Smith Coxe (1773 - 1832)
  Richard Smith Coxe (1792 - 1865)*
  Emily Coxe McIlvaine (1801 - 1877)*
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Saint Marys Episcopal Churchyard
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
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