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James Cox

  • Birth 14 Jun 1753 Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 12 Sep 1810 Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Red Valley, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 7800861

U.S. Congressman, Continental Army Brigadier General. Born in Monmouth, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War he commanded a company of militia at the Battles of Germantown, Monmouth, Germantown and attained the rank of Brigadier General of the Monmouth Brigade. After the war, he was a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1801-07). In 1809, he was elected as a Republican to the Eleventh Congress and served until his death from a stroke at age 57 in New Jersey.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7800861
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Cox (14 Jun 1753–12 Sep 1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7800861, citing Yellow Meeting House Cemetery, Red Valley, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .