Son of Reed Cox and Mary Carper. He and his first wife, Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Gillispie (daughter of Samuel G. Gillespie and Girzah E. Henderson)(2 Apr 1843 - 4 Nov 1877), had children: Alexander Washington Cox, David W. Cox, Eliah Cox, James Cox, and John Cox. With his second wife, Sarah C. Pulliam, he had one child, Nancy E. Cox.
The Lord is my shepherd
Gravesite Details Masonic emblem on tombstone