John C. Cox

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John C. Cox

  • Birth 1 Oct 1854 Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 20 Nov 1901 Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 30279929

His father was Curd Cox and his mother, Amanda Mary (Renfro) Cox

He married Elizabeth (Major) Cox 10 October 1878. She was born 24 July 1851 in Knox County, TN . She died 22 May 1916 in Knox, TN and was buried in the Fairview Baptist Cemetery,Corryton, Knox County, TN. Her father was John Major.

He was working on a farm and his family was all back in Tennessee when he had a tragic accident. From his obituary in the Harrington Citizens Newspaper: " While driving a team hitched to a tractor engine late Tuesday afternoon, Mr. John Cox stumbled and fell in front of the wheels, which passed over his right hip and back, inflicting injuries from which he died in two hours."

He was a member of the Masons who conducted his funeral.

Their children all born Knox Co., Tennessee.
1. Laura J. Cox born 18 June/July 1874
2. Martha E. Cox born April 1876
3. Harriet Sylvester Cox born 24 April 1877
4. Charles R. Cox born Juy 1880
5. John Arthur Cox born 15 November 1882


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He married 10 October 1873 Elizabeth Major Daughter of John Marjor.


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  • Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
  • Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
  • Added: 3 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30279929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John C. Cox (1 Oct 1854–20 Nov 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30279929, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Valerie Timm Adams (contributor 47207307) .