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Edward Cox, Sr.[1, 2]

Male 1875 - 1934


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  Jan 1875  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  8 Dec 1934  Dover (Craven County, NC) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Apoplexy 
    Person ID  I1135  Main
    Last Modified  30 Jan 2007 

    Father  Robert Cox, Sr.,   b. 7 May 1835, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sept 1908 
    Mother  Amanda,   b. approx. 1838, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F372  Group Sheet

    Family  Sophia West,   b. Jun 1877, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  approx. 1897 
    Children 
     1. Corah Cox,   b. Dec 1897, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Maude Cox,   b. Dec 1899, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Robert Cox,   b. approx. 1900, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Channie Cox,   b. approx. 1901, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1957, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Rudolph Cox, Sr.,   b. approx. 1902, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Pearlie M. Cox,   b. 18 Aug 1903, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1989, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Major Frank Cox,   b. approx. 1904, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Edward Cox, Jr.,   b. 23 Dec 1909, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1953, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Albert Cox,   b. 12 Jan 1912, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1990, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Charlie Cox, Sr.,   b. approx. 1916, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Lonnie Cox,   b. 14 Nov 1914, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1979
     12. Willie Cox,   b. 14 Feb 1918, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1984, Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >13. Viola M. Cox,   b. 2 Dec 1921, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2001, Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  17 Apr 2006 
    Family ID  F374  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1880 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    1880 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 14 Jun 1880
    District: 44
    Location: Township 9, Craven County, NC

    Robert - Head, age 45
    Amanda - Wife, age 30
    Moses - Son, age 12
    Robert - Son, age 10
    Joseph - Son, age 8
    Edward - Son, age 6
    Cora - Daughter,age 4
    Affie - Mother, age 60
    Benders, Phoebee - Grandmother, age 90
    Benders, Matilda (?) - Niece, age 6
    Benders, Gertrude - Niece, age 4

    Note: Moses' age is not correct because he was not yet born in 1870.
    1900 NC Census: Edward Cox (Head)
    1900 NC Census: Edward Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 8 Jun 1900
    Enumeration Distric: 45
    Sheet: 7A
    Location: 3rd Township, Craven County, NC

    Edward - Head, age 25, married 3 years, born Jan 1875, farm laborer, rents house
    Sophia - Wife, age 22, married 3 years, mother of 2 children, both still living
    Corah (sp?) - Daughter, age 2, born Dec 1897
    Maude (sp?) - Daughter, age cannot read, born Dec 1899

    Note: family is living next to Robert Cox.
    1910 NC Census: Ed Cox (Head)
    1910 NC Census: Ed Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 21 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 11
    Sheet: 11A
    Location: Fort Barnwell, Craven County, NC

    Ed - Head, 36, married 13 years
    Sophia - Wife, age 27, married 13 years, 8 children, 7 still alive
    Maude - Daughter, age 11
    Rob - Son, age 10
    Chaney - Son, age 9
    Rudolph - Son, age 8
    Pearl - Son, age 7
    M. F. - Daughter, age 6
    Eddie - Son, age 5m

    1920 NC Census: Ed Cox (Head)
    1920 NC Census: Ed Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 9 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 17
    Sheet: 5A
    Location: 3rd Township, Craven County, NC

    Edgar - head, age 48, married
    Sophia - wife, age 38
    Robert - son, age 18
    Channie - daughter, age 16
    Rudolph - son, age 14
    Pearl - daughter, age 11
    Major F. - son, age 9
    Eddie - daughter, age 7
    Albert - son, age 6
    Charlie - son, age 4
    Lonnie - son, age 2
    Willis - son, age 1

    Note: Edward's name is listed wrong and several of the kids have different genders on this census vs. some other census records.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Histories
    Death Certificate: Edward Cox Sr.
    Death Certificate: Edward Cox Sr.
    Informant: Sophia Cox
    Undertaker: C.A. Albritton

    Birth date on the certificate says August 11, 1811 but this is incorrect. The August 11th conflicts with the 1900 census record that says he was born in January.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate, 5 Jan 2007.

    2. [S51] 1920 NC Census: Craven County (Twp 3).

    3. [S31] Craven County Register of Deeds. Records Database. http://deeds.cravencounty.com, 5 Jan 2007.
      Book 1934, pg. 1469

    4. [S3] North Carolina Death Collection 1908-2004. Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com), 5 Jan 2007.
      county of death is incorrectly listed as Clay.