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 Samuel “Big Sam” Cox, Sr

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Samuel “Big Sam” Cox, Sr

  • Birth 6 Mar 1773
  • Death 8 Nov 1864
  • Burial Peach Bottom, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 55341712

Sheriff Sam Cox

Son of Margaret Ann "Peggy" McGowan and David Cox Sr. Married Rebecca Osborne 16 April 1812.
Samuel was also known as Squire and Sheriff Sam Cox.

Samuel Cox lived for a few years in North Carolina and was elected High Sheriff of Ashe County, which at the time comprised the three present counties of Ashe, Alleghany, and Watauga; later, he returned to Virginia and became Sheriff of Grayson County.

Samuel Cox was one of eleven sons of David Cox and his wife, "Miss McGowan" of Grayson County, VA.

Two of his daughters married brothers: John Blevins and Samuel Blevins.
Three of his sons married sisters: Alexander married Polly Osborne: Calloway married Nancy Osborne; Samuel, Jr., married Phoeba Osborne.


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  • Maintained by: Victoria Taylor-True
  • Originally Created by: history4sure
  • Added: 23 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55341712
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel “Big Sam” Cox, Sr (6 Mar 1773–8 Nov 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55341712, citing Little Sam Cox Cemetery, Peach Bottom, Grayson County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Victoria Taylor-True (contributor 47036752) .