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Mary Garretson Cox

Birth
New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
unknown
Delaware, USA
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Mary Garretson is the daughter of Johan/Jan and Ann Garretson, she married John Cox circa 1713.

John and Mary Cox had eight children

1. John Cox Married Mary Harlan (refer to note below)
2. Sarah Cox married Nicholas Wierman
3. William Cox married Emey Naomi Garretson - they were 1st cousins; William's mother Mary Garretson was the sister of Emey's father Carparus Garretson. On 11mo/Jan 21 1748/49, each wrote an acknowledgment of their misconduct of marrying as first cousins which Warrington Meeting accepted as satisfaction. Both papers are extant.
4. Benjamin Cox married Martha Garretson -Martha was the sister of Mary Garretson, both daughters of Casparus & Ann Garretson. On 9mo 16, 1751, Warrington Mtg complained of Benjamin Cox who "hath married his first cousin by the assistance of a priest".
5. Samuel Cox married Hannah Wierman
6. Amy/Emey Cox married William Wierman
7. Ann Cox married William Ruddick
8. Thomas Cox married Martha Jenkins

NOTE: Contrary to "Cox Family in America", pg 249 that states John married Mary "thought to be Harlan" and removed to York Co is incorrect. John Cox (Sr) married Mary Garretson as stated above and his son, John Cox Jr married Mary Harlan in 1735 at New Garden Mtg, Chester Co as stated above.
Mary Garretson is the daughter of Johan/Jan and Ann Garretson, she married John Cox circa 1713.

John and Mary Cox had eight children

1. John Cox Married Mary Harlan (refer to note below)
2. Sarah Cox married Nicholas Wierman
3. William Cox married Emey Naomi Garretson - they were 1st cousins; William's mother Mary Garretson was the sister of Emey's father Carparus Garretson. On 11mo/Jan 21 1748/49, each wrote an acknowledgment of their misconduct of marrying as first cousins which Warrington Meeting accepted as satisfaction. Both papers are extant.
4. Benjamin Cox married Martha Garretson -Martha was the sister of Mary Garretson, both daughters of Casparus & Ann Garretson. On 9mo 16, 1751, Warrington Mtg complained of Benjamin Cox who "hath married his first cousin by the assistance of a priest".
5. Samuel Cox married Hannah Wierman
6. Amy/Emey Cox married William Wierman
7. Ann Cox married William Ruddick
8. Thomas Cox married Martha Jenkins

NOTE: Contrary to "Cox Family in America", pg 249 that states John married Mary "thought to be Harlan" and removed to York Co is incorrect. John Cox (Sr) married Mary Garretson as stated above and his son, John Cox Jr married Mary Harlan in 1735 at New Garden Mtg, Chester Co as stated above.


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