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Arthur L. Cox
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1876
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1957
Tonopah
Nye County
Nevada, USA

Mr. Cox was born in Grayville, IL, it is located in two counties and it is unknown which county he was born in. He lived for a brief time in Mexico, Canada and Seattle, WA before going to Goldfield in 1906. He moved to Manhattan in 1912 and finally to Tonopah in 1926 where he would make his home until his death. Although he had been an electrician for many years, since 1936 he had been in the hardware and furniture business.

Reno Evening Gazette, 19 Jun 1917

"Mrs. Robert H. Thomas of Tonopah and her sister Mrs. Arthur Cox of Manhattan from several months visit to San Francisco."

Mr Cox was a 25 year member of both the Elks and Masons in Tonopah and the Kerek Shrine in Reno.

Arthur and his wife had one child Geraldine Cox. In Dec of 1936 she was a student at Anna Head School for girls on the coast (the coast being Berkeley, Alameda, CA). At the time of her father's death she was living in Memphis, TN her last name was Williams at the time. Geraldine had a son Robert Arthur Williams, also of Memphis at the time of his grandfather's death.

15 May 1957
New Residents
"Mr. and Mrs. Garland L. Williams, and son Bobby are new Tonopah residents, moving here from Memphis, TN. Mrs. Williams, the former Geraldine Cox, is the daughter of the late Arthur Cox and and Mrs. Rubye {sic} Cox." 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Bubb Cox (1884 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Geraldine Audrey Cox Williams (1920 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tonopah Cemetery
Tonopah
Nye County
Nevada, USA
Plot: Section 2, Block I, Grave 67
 
Created by: Eileen Gillette
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93434041
Arthur L. Cox
Added by: Leilani Gustafson Cummings
 
Arthur L. Cox
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