Descendants of David Cox

Generation No. 1

1. DAVID1 COX was born Bet. 1776 - 1780 in Vermont/NY State. He married CATHERINE/JANE. She was born Abt. 1780 in NY State.

Married Catherine or Jane between 1780 and 1783 in Vermont or NY State. Children Richard (b:10/23/1816 d:11/13/1877), Leonard (b:1817) and Alonzo (b:1822).

Census 1: 1830, Stow, Portage County, Ohio

Census 2: 1820, Stow, Portage County, Ohio

Census 3: 1840, Northampton, Summit County, Ohio

Census 4: 1850, Northampton, Summit County, Ohio

Census 5: 1860, Northampton, Summit County, Ohio

Children of DAVID COX and CATHERINE/JANE are:

2. i. RICHARD2 COX, b. Oct 23, 1816, VT; d. Nov 13, 1877, Ottawa County, MI.

ii. LEONARD COX, b. Abt. 1817, New York.

Married Lydia (b:1817 NY or Ohio). Children Lyman (b:1838), Louisa (b:1844), Francis (b:1849) and Alfred (b:1854).

Census 1: 1850, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH

Census 2: 1840, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH

Census 3: 1860, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH

iii. ALONZO COX, b. Abt. 1821.

Married May A (b:1833), children Alice (b:1855) and Charles D (b:1858).

Census: 1860, Northampton, Summit County, Ohio

 

Generation No. 2

2. RICHARD2 COX (DAVID1) was born Oct 23, 1816 in VT, and died Nov 13, 1877 in Ottawa County, MI. He married (1) PHILENA TIBBET Jan 01, 1838 in Portage County Ohio (now Summit), daughter of JONATHAN TIBBET and HULDAH ROOT. She was born Oct 18, 1821 in Norton Township, Medina County, OH, and died Bef. 1852. He married (2) ELIZABETH? 1851 in Indiana. She was born Abt. 1823.

Census 1: 1830, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH

Census 2: 1840, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH

Census 3: 1850, Orange, Noble County, IN

Census 4: 1860, Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, MI

Property: Oct 17, 1857, Georgetown Land Deed from Andrew Tibbet to Richard Cox

Notes for PHILENA TIBBET:

went to IN (Noble, Lagrange) for a while

More About PHILENA TIBBET:

Census: 1880, Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI

More About ELIZABETH?

Census: 1880, Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI

Property: Bet. 1916 - 1918, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 35

Children of RICHARD COX and PHILENA TIBBET are:

3. i. CATHERINE AMANDA3 COX, b. Nov 24, 1839, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH; d. Apr 09, 1907, Olive Township, Ottawa County, Michigan.

ii. RUBY COX, b. Jun 25, 1841, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH; d. Bef. 1850.

4. iii. ALVIN COX, b. Sep 28, 1843, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH.

5. iv. EDWARD COX, b. Feb 15, 1845, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH.

v. LEONARD COX, b. Apr 12, 1847, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH.

vi. HENRY (HUNTLEY) COX, b. Feb 13, 1848, Northampton Township, Summit County, OH.

6. vii. DAVID (DANIEL) B. COX, b. Apr 13, 1850, Orange Twp, Noble County, IN; d. 1923, Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI.

Children of RICHARD COX and ELIZABETH? are:

viii. FLORENCE3 COX, b. Oct 07, 1852, Noble County, Indiana or OH.

Married Sarah J. (b:1856 WI d:bef 1910) in 1873. Children Leroy (3/8/1874), Cora E. (b:9/9/1875 d:6/16/1876), Adelia (b:4/29/1877) and Iva (10/1891).

Married Belle Hall (b:1857) 4/15/1908 in Manton, Wexford County, MI.

Census 1: 1900, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Census 2: 1880, Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI

Census 3: 1910, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Census 4: 1920, Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI

Miscellaneous 1: Nov 04, 1876, Georgetown Township, List of Registered Voters 1859-1878

Miscellaneous 2: 1878, Georgetown Township, Assessments 1878-1879 - Section 36 S 1/2 E54/80 NE 1/4 (27A) Value $260

Property: Bet. 1898 - 1925, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36 (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

7. ix. RICHARD COX, b. May 22, 1855, Noble County, Indiana; d. Abt. 1887, Wexford County, MI.

x. ARTHER COX, b. 1857, Or 1858 Michigan.

Property: 1886, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36

xi. GEORGE COX, b. Jul 1859, Ottawa County, MI; d. Bef. 1880, Ottawa County, MI.

xii. ALICE ADELIA COX, b. 1862, Ottawa County, MI; d. Bef. 1900; m. JAMES ORLANDO WILSON, May 04, 1884, Wexford County, MI (Source: Michigan Dibean Marriage Index, Wexford County.).

Married James Orlando Wilson 5/4/1884 in Wexford County, MI.

Children Myrtle (b:7/9/1885 d:3/19/1969), Izora E. (b:3/1891 d:1911).

 

Generation No. 3

3. CATHERINE AMANDA3 COX (RICHARD2, DAVID1) was born Nov 24, 1839 in Northampton Township, Summit County, OH, and died Apr 09, 1907 in Olive Township, Ottawa County, Michigan. She married HIEL ALFRED FLETCHER 1859 in Ottawa County, MI, son of WILLIAM FLETCHER and REBECCA VANDEURSEN. He was born Dec 23, 1827 in Canada, and died Sep 21, 1907 in Olive Township, Ottawa County, Michigan (Source: Copy of certificate.).

Burial: A-98-4 Olive Township Cemetary, Ottawa County, MI (Source: Photo of headstone.)

Children of CATHERINE COX and HIEL FLETCHER are:

i. MARY4 FLETCHER, b. Apr 30, 1860, Ottawa County, MI; d. Apr 30, 1860, Ottawa County, MI.

ii. MANLY M. FLETCHER, b. Apr 30, 1860, Ottawa County, MI; d. Mar 31, 1879.

Burial: A-98-1 Olive Township Cemetary, Ottawa County, MI (Source: Photo of headstone.)

Census: 1860, Name is Hiel on 1860 Census. Age 4/12.

iii. WORTHY MARY FLETCHER, b. May 1862; d. 1942, Ottawa County, MI.

iv. WESLEY FLETCHER, b. May 1862; d. Mar 05, 1903, Robinson Township, Ottawa County, MI.

v. WEALTHY ROSE FLETCHER, b. 1864; d. Aug 24, 1934, Cadillac, Wexford County, MI.

vi. HIEL NIEL ABEL FLETCHER, b. Jan 13, 1868, Olive Township, Ottawa County, MI; d. Jan 29, 1948.

vii. WILLIAM LOVELL FLETCHER, b. Sep 1869, Michigan; d. Dec 08, 1922, St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI.

viii. EARNEST F. FLETCHER, b. Apr 18, 1871, Olive Township, Ottawa County, MI; d. Jan 02, 1942, Polkton Township.

. ix. PEARL MAY FLETCHER, b. Jul 22, 1873; d. Nov 14, 1955.

x. ROSA E. (LIBBIE) FLETCHER, b. Oct 22, 1876, Olive Township, Ottawa County, MI (Source: (1) Vol 2 1872-1877 Ottawa County Birth Records, 276, recorded 5/31/1877., (2) Vol 3 1877-1883 Ottawa County Birth Records, 36, recorded 6/1/1878.); m. GEORGE MCCORMICK.

xi. EVA VIOLET FLETCHER, b. May 03, 1878, Olive Township, Ottawa County, Michigan; d. Apr 03, 1947, Olive Township, Ottawa County, Michigan.

xii. LILLIE VERA FLETCHER, b. Feb 23, 1880, Olive Township, Ottawa County, MI.

4. ALVIN3 COX (RICHARD2, DAVID1) was born Sep 28, 1843 in Northampton Township, Summit County, OH. He married SARAH COMBS Mar 04, 1869 in Wyoming Township, Kent County, MI (Source: Kent County Marriage Record, Book 1, page 227.). She was born May 1849 in Grand Island, NY, and died Sep 06, 1922 in Grandville, MI (Source: Grand Rapids Press, 9/7/1922, Obit.).

Census 1: 1870, Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, MI

Census 2: 1880, Cedar Creek, Wexford, MI

Census 3: 1900, Wyoming, Kent, MI

Census 4: 1910, Wyoming, Kent, MI

Military service 1: May 09, 1864, Captured at Cloyds Mountain, WV. Held at Andersonville and survived. (Source: American Civil War solders database online.)

Military service 2: Joined 23rd Ohio Infantry - Company I - Union Private - Kiogga Falls, OH (Source: Civil War Pension Records.)

Miscellaneous 1: Mar 31, 1866, Georgetown Township, List of Registered Voters 1859-1878

Miscellaneous 2: 1879, Georgetown Township, Assessments 1878-1879 - Personal & 1 Dog Value $75

Miscellaneous 3: 1879, Georgetown Township, Assessments 1878-1879 - Section 36 N 1/2 E45/80 NE 1/4 (27A) Value $280

Pension: Feb 17, 1865, Applied for Civil War Pension

More About SARAH COMBS:

Burial: Grandville Cemetery, Kent County, MI

Marriage Notes for ALVIN COX and SARAH COMBS:

COX, Alvin (w) 25, Georgetown, Ottawa Co., b. North Hampton, O., occ.: Farmer, and Sarah COMBS (w) 19, b. State N.Y.  4 Mar. 1869 at Wyoming by Silas Powell, J. P.  Asenath POWELL, Wyoming, and Lydia Ann POWELL, same place, witnesses.  6:57

 

Children of ALVIN COX and SARAH COMBS are:

i. MAUDE4 COX, b. Oct 06, 1870, Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI (Source: Vol 1 1867-1871 Ottawa County Birth Records, 280.); d. Nov 02, 1870, Ottawa County, MI.

ii. CLAUDIA MABEL COX, b. Feb 08, 1873.

Married Wesley R. Smith (b:8/1866) 5/4/1892 in Grandville, Kent County, MI.

7 children, some possibly still living

Census from 1900-1930 in Cedar Creek Township, Wexford County, MI. Lived in Manton in 1918.

iii. GUY ALMON COX, b. Oct 30, 1875 (Source: WWI Draft Registration Card.); d. Nov 25, 1943, At home, near Grandville, Kent County, MI.

Married Gertrude (b:1881d:1945), child Guy Jr. (b:4/23/1905 GR, Kent, MI d:1923 MI).

Burial: 15 - Grandville Cemetery, Kent County, MI (Source: Grand Rapids Herald, 11/26/1943, Obit.)

Medical Information: Lost left leg below knee before 9/12/1918. (Source: WWI Draft Registration Card.)

iv. MARY DANCHIE COX, b. Aug 11, 1880; d. Bef. Mar 22, 1915.

v. EDITH GRACIE COX, b. Dec 22, 1881; d. Bef. Mar 22, 1915.

vi. DAISY LEAH COX, b. Feb 21, 1888, Grandville, Kent County, MI.

Married a Brand, lived in Chicago in 1918.

vii. ALVY (ALVIN JR.) WESLEY COX, b. May 12, 1893.

Married Ruby G (b:1901 d:10/1973) about 1918. She died at age 79. 1child, possibly still living

5. EDWARD3 COX (RICHARD2, DAVID1) was born Feb 15, 1845 in Northampton Township, Summit County, OH. He married ALCENA ELLIS Sep 03, 1865 in Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, MI (Source: (1) Civil War Pension Application, Edward Cox of Georgetown 21 and Alcena Elles of Georgetown 26 married by James Skeels, J.P. at the home of the bride's father in Georgetown., (2) Marriage Certificate.). She was born Jul 09, 1839 in Summit County, Ohio, and died Bet. 1925 - 1927 in Wexford County, MI.

Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

Census: 1900, Greenwood, Wexford County, MI

Miscellaneous: Nov 03, 1866, Georgetown Township, List of Registered Voters 1859-1878

Pension: 1884, Applied for Civil War Pension

Property 1: 1909, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 2

Property 2: Bet. 1898 - 1925, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36

Property 3: Bet. 1899 - 1909, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 35

Notes for ALCENA ELLIS:

Parents Jesse Ellis and Sarah McMullen. There were 14 children in her family, one sister Mary (Polly) married Andrew Tibbet, another sister one sister Sarah married Henry Tibbet. - not verified.

Applied for a widow's pension on 11/11/1914, witnesses were J. Thomas Maxwell and Philena M. (Cox) Garrow. Dropped from pension rolls on 11/4/1927 because of death though date stamped on notice is 12/15/1925.

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Manton, Wexford County, MI

More About EDWARD COX and ALCENA ELLIS:

Marriage: Sep 03, 1865, Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, MI (Source: (1) Civil War Pension Application, Edward Cox of Georgetown 21 and Alcena Elles of Georgetown 26 married by James Skeels, J.P. at the home of the bride's father in Georgetown., (2) Marriage Certificate.)

Children of EDWARD COX and ALCENA ELLIS are:

i. MILTON E.4 COX, b. Jul 25, 1866.

Married Nellie Spears (b:1875), children Vernice (b:1894), Edward M. (b:1896).

Census 1: 1910, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Census 2: 1900, 3 Ward Cadillac, Wexford, MI

Census 3: 1920, Cedar Creek Township, Wexford County, MI

Property: Bet. 1898 - 1925, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 35 (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

Residence: 1903, Levering, MI (Source: Wheeler, John H., History of Wexford County, MI, 1903 B.F. Bowen, Logansport, IN.)

ii. MYRTEL COX, b. Abt. 1868, ? Not on Edwards Pension Doc.; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880.

iii. MERTON W. COX, b. Aug 14, 1868, Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI (Source: Vol 1 1867-1871 Ottawa County Birth Records, 108 116.).

Married Cora Woods (b:1870) about 1892 in Wexford County. 2 children, some possibly still living.

Census 1: 1910, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Census 2: 1920, Cedar Creek Township, Wexford County, MI

Property: Bet. 1898 - 1925, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36 (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

Residence: 1903, Greenwood Township, MI (Source: Wheeler, John H., History of Wexford County, MI, 1903 B.F. Bowen, Logansport, IN.)

iv. VIOLA H. COX, b. Jan 13, 1870, Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, MI.

Married Robert Maxwell, 2 children

Also married Thomas Maxurd.

Residence: 1903, Cadillac, MI (Source: Wheeler, John H., History of Wexford County, MI, 1903 B.F. Bowen, Logansport, IN.)

v. PHILENA M. COX, b. Mar 15, 1871, Wexford County, MI.

Married Robert Carl Garrow (b:2/1865 d:bet 1910-1920)) about 1889.

Residence: 1903, Cadillac, MI (Source: Wheeler, John H., History of Wexford County, MI, 1903 B.F. Bowen, Logansport, IN.)

vi. RILEY JAMES COX, b. Jun 14, 1873.

Married Cora Spear, shown as divorced on the 1900 census.

Married Ruth Christian (b:8/18/1872) about 1903 in Wexford County, MI. Lived in Manton. 4 children, some possibly still living.

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Wexford County, MI

Census: 1910, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Property 1: 1908, Section 36, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Property 2: Bet. 1898 - 1899, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 35 (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

Property 3: Bet. 1900 - 1925, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36

Residence: 1903, Greenwood Township, MI (Source: Wheeler, John H., History of Wexford County, MI, 1903 B.F. Bowen, Logansport, IN.)

vii. CHARLES F. COX, b. Oct 29, 1879.

Married Lillie Gross (b:1885 KS) about 1902 in Wexford County, MI.

Child possibly still living.

Census: 1910, Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI

Property: Bet. 1911 - 1920, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 15 Homestead (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

Residence: 1903, Cadillac, MI (Source: Wheeler, John H., History of Wexford County, MI, 1903 B.F. Bowen, Logansport, IN.)

6. DAVID (DANIEL) B.3 COX (RICHARD2, DAVID1) was born Apr 13, 1850 in Orange Twp, Noble County, IN, and died 1923 in Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI. He married (1) LAURA H. COLWELL Apr 12, 1874 in Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI (Source: Vol 5 Ottawa County Marriage Records, 99.). She was born Abt. 1840 in Ontario, NY, and died Nov 25, 1905 in Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI. He married (2) NETTY KNAP Mar 22, 1906 in Mason, Ingham County, MI. She was born Abt. 1848 in OH.

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Wexford County, MI

Census 1: 1880, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Census 2: 1900, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Census 3: 1910, Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI

Property 1: Bet. 1898 - 1901, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36 (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

Property 2: Jun 13, 1880, West half of the NE qtr of section 36 in township 24 - 80 acres (Source: Land Purchase record.)

Property 3: 1899, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 23

Property 4: Bet. 1903 - 1913, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 35

Property 5: Bet. 1916 - 1919, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 35

More About LAURA H. COLWELL:

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Wexford County, MI

Marriage Notes for DAVID COX and LAURA COLWELL:

Married by Minister Seymour C. Cook, witnesses George Dooley and Florence Cox.

Children of DAVID COX and LAURA COLWELL are:

i. FRANK4 COX, b. Abt. 1870.

ii. JENNIE M. COX, b. Sep 06, 1877, Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, MI; d. Feb 13, 1953, Cedar Creek Township, Wexford County, MI.

Married Willis Shust (d:1925) then William Sullivan (d:6/26/1952).

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Manton, Wexford County, MI

7. RICHARD3 COX (RICHARD2, DAVID1) was born May 22, 1855 in Noble County, Indiana, and died Abt. 1887 in Wexford County, MI. He married (1) ARDELIA A. (DELLA) DRAKE. She died Jul 06, 1881 in Greenwood Township, Wexford County, MI. He married (2) MARTHA DUNHAM Aug 19, 1884 in Van Buren County, MI.

Census: 1880, Greenwood, Wexford, MI

Property 1: 1886, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36 (Source: Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls 1886-1925.)

Property 2: 1893, Greenwood Township Tax Assessment Rolls Sec. 36 - Estate

Child of RICHARD COX and ARDELIA DRAKE is:

i. BERTHA B.4 COX, b. 1879.

Children of RICHARD COX and MARTHA DUNHAM are:

ii. BABY4 COX, b. Jul 11, 1885, Wexford County, MI; d. Jul 12, 1885, Wexford County, MI.

iii. WILLIAM COX, b. Aug 1887, MI.

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Contributed by: Mary Trimbach
Created: 17 December 2007
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