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John Cox

John Cox

Male 1800 - 1845  (45 years)


  • Name John Cox 
    Born 1791-1800 
    • Date of birth from census; born either in VA or KY; discrepancies in family stories - one states born in Whitley Co, Ky; another states born in Botetourt Co, Va; kids on 1880 census split - VA/KY
    Gender Male 
    Military 1812 
    • Family stories, related by daughter-in-law Millie Cox to her daughter Almira, state that John served in the War of 1812
    Census 1830  Whitley County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A John Cox enumerated on census as head of household; given that sons Walter, James, and William stated they were born in Whitley County (in 1822, 29, 37/9), believe this to be the family. Males: 1 under the age of 5; 1 age 5- 10; 1 age 30-40; Females: 1 age 5-10; 1 age 30-40. Reading matches known kids
    1830 U.S. Census
    1830 U.S. Census
    Whitley County, Kentucky
    Tax List 1830  Whitley County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • a John Cox listed on roll; white male over age of 21; 300 acres in Whitley County on Linn (?) water course, e/s by Johnson; p by Wm. Bledsoe; 1 horse; 330 total value for taxation; many other Coxes on rolls
    Census 1840  Whitley County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A John Cox enumerated on census as head of household in Whitley County; think this is likely the family. Of note, son William reportedly was born in Whitley County in 1839. Males: 1 age 5-9; 1 age 10-14; 1 age 15-19; 1 age 40-49; Females: 2 under age of 5; 2 age 5-9; 1 age 10-14; 1 age 30-39
    1840 U.S. Census
    1840 U.S. Census
    Whitley County, Kentucky
    Residence Before Sept 1845  Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John and family left Kentucky and journeyed by covered wagon to Sugar Creek township in Clinton County, Indiana. Emily's brother, William V. McKinney, had moved to the area a short time before.
    Clinton County, Indiana
    Clinton County, Indiana
    Died 30 Sept 1845  Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died shortly after the family's arrival in Clinton County. Wife Emily, in her application for mother's pension on her son John's service, lists husband Johns's death as 30 Sep 1845; Clinton Co Ind History and Gen. Sketches lists death as 5 Sept 1847
    Buried Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I144  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2020 

    Father John Cox 
    Relationship Putative 
    Mother Patience Evans 
    Relationship Putative 
    Notes 
    • family stories, related by Millie Alexander Cox, state that John Cox and wife Patience Evans had a son John who married Emily McKinney
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily McKinney,   b. 1803-1807, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1822  Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • married by Joseph James; James McKinney surety on marriage bond
    John Cox - Emily McKinney Marriage
    John Cox - Emily McKinney Marriage
    John Cox - Emily McKinney Marriage
    Children 
     1. Walter Emerson Cox
    +2. Elizabeth J. Cox,   b. circa 1826, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851-1852  (Age ~ 26 years)  [Birth]
     3. James Harvey Cox
     4. Mary Ann Cox
     5. Velina Caroline Cox
     6. William M. Cox,   bur. Chattanoga, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Nancy E. Cox
    +8. Isabelle A. Cox,   b. 1842, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1884, Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
     9. Mary Jane Cox
     10. John Cox, ,   d. Pea Ridge, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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