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MICHAEL COX, SR. (1)
Michael Cox, Sr. and Elizabeth had the following children:
(2) Michael 27 Aug 1759
(2) Jacob
(2) Peter
(2) Martin
(2) Joseph
(2) Rosanna
(2) Eve Ann
(2) Elizabeth
(2) Margaret
(2) Christine

MICHAEL COX, JR. (2)
Michael Cox, son of Michael and Elizabeth Cox, was born 27 Aug 1759. Michael married Jeruthea Ann Brooks. Jeruthea was born in 1773. Michael was a private of the Rangers on the Frontier 1778-1783, also private in Captain Andrew Lowley's Company, Lieut. Elija Mills Company and Ensign David Rubels Washington County Militia Fifer in the 8th PA Regiment-Continental Line. Children born to this marriage are:
(3) David
(3) Michael
(3) Ann 7 Jun 1791
(3) Joseph 16 Feb 1794
(3) Elizabeth 25 Dec 1797
(3) Samuel 22 Jun 1800
(3) Isaac
(3) William 17 Mar 1805
(3) Mahala
(3) Abraham 20 Sep 1809
(3) Thomas 1811
(3) John 2 Feb 1813
(3) George
(3) Jane Feb 1819

There were also twins that died in infancy. Michael died 14 Jan 1832 and Jeruthea 28 Oct 1863. They are buried in the Cox graveyard near West Liberty, Ohio County, WV.

MICHAEL COX (3)
Michael Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, married Leah Todd on 3 Jan 1809.

ANN COX (3)
Ann Cox, daughter of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 7 Jun 1791. Ann and John Hupp were married 19 Jan 1813. John, son of John and Anne Rowe Hupp, was born 27 Jul 1790. Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Isaac
(4) Joseph
(4) Louise
(4) John

John Sr. died 12 Mar 1864, and Ann 26 Nov 1875.

ISAAC HUPP (4)
Isaac Hupp, son of John and Ann Hupp, married Mary Atkinson.

JOSEPH HUPP (4)
Joseph Hupp, son of John and Ann Hupp, married Martha Heyman.

LOUISE HUPP (4)
Louise Hupp, daughter of John and Ann Hupp, married John Clemens 10 Mar 1835. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) Isaac
(5) Louisa
(5) Alonzo
(5) William
(5) Vaturia

JOHN HUPP (4)
John Hupp, son of John and Ann Hupp, married Carolene Todd, 1 Mar 1853.

JOSEPH COX (3)
Joseph Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 16 Feb 1794 near Brownsville, PA. Joseph and Rosanna Rodgers were married 16 Sep 1815 in Washington County, PA. Rosanna, daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Rodgers, was born 15 Dec 1800 in Washington County, PA.

Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Elizabeth 19 Aug 1820
(4) Mary Ann 1822
(4) Jonathon
(4) Joseph
(4) Jacob
(4) Isaac 7 Jul 1830
(4) Abraham 17 Dec 1832
(4) Edward 6 Oct 1834
(4) Samuel 17 Nov 1836
(4) George
(4) William 1840
(4) Jane 1842
(4) John 1843

Jacob, George, John and Jane died as children. Abraham died 11 Apr 1839. Joseph Sr. was struck by a train and killed 19 Apr 1856 in Loudenville, WV. Joseph is buried in the Foster cemetery at Beeler Station near Loudenville. Rosanna died 5 Jul 1872 and is buried at the Clark cemetery near Fish Creek in Marshall County, WV.

ELIZABETH COX (4)
Elizabeth Cox, daughter of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, was born 19 Aug 1820. Elizabeth and Isaac Gorby were married 15 Dec 1842. Isaac was born 23 Aug 1823. One account states they had four children, but no names were given. Isaac died 19 Feb 1888 and Elizabeth 6 Jun 1902.

MARY ANN COX (4)
Mary Ann Cox, daughter of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, was born in 1822. Mary Ann married Joseph Clark who was born 3 Jan 1820. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) Jason
(5) Francis M.
(5) Thomas A.
(5) Hannah
(5) Absalom
(5) Pheobe

Joseph died 13 Mar 1860 and is buried in Franklin cemetery, Marshall County, WV. Mary Ann died 4 Mar 1908 at the home of her daughter Hannah Oliver in Hackney, OH. She is buried at Cameron, WV.

JOSEPH COX (4)
Joseph Cox, son of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, married Sarah Fain. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) William
(5) Rose Ann
(5) Alta
(5) Lucy

ISAAC COX (4)
Isaac Cox son of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, was born 7 Jul 1830. Isaac and Louisa Burgess were married 31 May 1849. Louisa was born 7 Sep 1828. Children born to this marriage:
(5) Rose Ann Jan 1850
(5) Virgil Apr 1852

Louisa died 23 Apr 1852 and was buried with their infant son Virgil. Isaac married Margaret Crow 28 Jan. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) Spencer
(5) Dexter
(5) Alex 5 Sep 1862
(5) Benton
(5) Amanda Jane

Isaac died 14 Jul 1905 and Margaret 12 May 1910. They lived and died in Marshall Co., WV.

ROSE ANN COX (5)
Rose Ann Cox, daughter of Isaac and Louisa Cox, was born in Jan 1850. Rose Ann married Finley McCrerey.

ALEX COX (5)
Alex Cox, son of Isaac and Margaret Cox, was born 5 Sep 1862. Alex married Mary Redd.

EDWARD COX (4)
Edward Cox, son of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, was born 6 Oct 1834 near Loudenville, WV. Edward and Sarah Elizabeth Lowe were married 14 Jan 1858. Sarah, daughter of George and Mary Ann Lowe, was born 9 Nov 1838. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) John Virgil 10 Oct 1858
(5) Alice 17 Mar 1862
(5) Mary 12 Jan 1866

Sarah died 12 Aug 1883 near Arthur, IL. Edward married Anna Eagleton Miller 12 Feb 1889. Anna, daughter of Alexander and Mary Eagleton, was born 19 Jan 1849. Edward died 14 Aug 1923, and Anna 9 Feb 1934. They are buried at Arthur, IL.

JOHN VIRGIL COX (5)
John Virgil Cox, son of Edward and Sarah Cox, was born 10 Oct 1858. Virgil and Elizabeth Thomas were married 7 Mar 1882. Elizabeth was born near Loami, IL. Children born to this marriage are:
(6) Alberta 25 Jan 1883
(6) Celia 16 Sep 1885
(6) Minnie 24 Dec 1888
(6) Bruce 3 Jul 1893

Virgil died 30 May 1923. Elizabeth died 1 Feb 1945 in Haskell, OK.

ALBERTA COX (6)
Alberta Cox, daughter of Virgil and Elizabeth Cox, was born 25 Jan 1883. Alberta married Cal Weaver. There were no children. Alberta died 7 Dec 1918.

CELIA COX (6)
Celia Cox, daughter of Virgil and Elizabeth Cox, was born 16 Sep 1885. Celia married Cody Aud. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Valeria 7 May 1909
(7) Leo 7 Feb 1911 Leo married Julia [(neé?)].

VALERIA AUD (7)
Valeria Aud, daughter of Cody and Celia Aud was born 7 May 1909. Valeria married Lloyd Shiflet. Valeria died 18 May 1962.

MINNIE COX (6)
Minnie Cox, daughter of Virgil and Elizabeth Cox, was born 24 Dec 1888. Minnie married Frank Stanfield.

BRUCE COX (6)
Bruce Cox, son of Virgil and Elizabeth Cox, was born 3 Jul 1893. Bruce married Lulu Brady and they had a child:

(7) Alberta Marie 3 Dec 1923

Bruce died 17 Jul 1948.

ALICE COX (5)
Alice Cox, daughter of Edward and Sarah Cox, was born 17 Mar 1862 near Arthur, IL. Alice and Michael Mentzer were married 15 Dec 1885 at Sullivan, IL. Michael, son of Jacob and Catherine Faye Mentzer, was born 22 Apr 1862. Children born to this marriage are:
(6) Clara Elma 19 Sep 1886
(6) Pearl Edna 25 Oct 1888
(6) Sarah Ann 10 Jan 1891
(6) Ralph Allen 17 Jan 1893
(6) Geneva Kathyn 9 Apr 1902

Alice and Michael were divorced 12 Apr 1916. Michael moved to Fortville, IN. Michael later married Elizabeth Bolton. Michael died 3 Dec 1933 near Fortville, IN. Alice died 19 Mar 1950. Both are buried at Arthur, IL.

CLARA ELMA MENTZER (6)
Clara Elma Mentzer, daughter of Michael and Alice Mentzer, was born 19 Sep 1886. Elma and John Peter Oye were married 28 Sep 1904. John, son of John H. and Anna Oye, was born 5 Sep 1882. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) John Michael 27 Jan 1906
(7) Willie Burdette 19 May 1909
(7) Lela Marie 18 Mar 1913

John Sr. and Elma died 4 Aug 1938 and are buried at Arthur, IL.

JOHN MICHAEL OYE (7)
John Michael Oye, son of John and Elma Oye, was born 27 Jan 1906. Michael and Iva Hale were married 20 Mar 1924. Iva, daughter of Claude and Nannie Hale, was born 7 Jan 1904. Children born to this marriage are:
(8) Helen 13 Jan 1925; Helen died 13 Jan 1925.

Michael died 25 Aug 1992.

WILLIE BURDETTE OYE (7)
Willie Burdette Oye, son of John and Elma Oye, was born 19 May 1909. Willie and Ruby Juanita Thomas were married 25 Dec 1927. Juanita, daughter of Rolla and Sadie Thomas, was born 25 Dec 1910. Children born to this marriage are:
(8) William Thomas 20 Jul 1928
(8) Harold Duane 13 Apr 1933
(8) Gerald Wayne 13 Apr 1933

Wayne died 17 Aug 1954 and Juanita 12 Oct 1974. They are buried at Arthur, IL. Willie and Margaret Craycroft were married 19 Aug 1978. They were divorced in 1988. Willie died 20 Apr 1995.

WILLIAM THOMAS OYE (8)
William Thomas Oye, son of Willie and Juanita Thomas Oye, was born 20 Jul 1928 at Decatur IL. William and Dolores Elaine Williams were married 9 Jun 1951 at Arthur IL. Dolores, daughter of Nolan and Mildred Owen Williams, was born 31 May 1932 at Tuscola IL. Children born to this marriage are:
(9) William Nolan 29 Jul 1953
(9) Dianna Lynn 1 Sep 1955
(9) Garry Allen 5 Jul 1958

HAROLD DUANE OYE (8)
Harold Duane Oye, son of Willie and Juanita Thomas Oye, was born 13 Apr 1933. Duane and Myrtle Faye Ryherd were married 21 Feb 1953. Faye, daughter of Edward and Iva Proffitt Ryherd, was born 7 Nov 1935. Children born to this marriage are:
(9) Debra Sue 31 Oct 1953
(9) Sandra Lynne 3 Dec 1954
(9) Becky Ann 23 Nov 1955
(9) Kathryn Elaine 5 Jan 1958
(9) Karen Jean 13 May 1965

LELA MARIE OYE (7)
Lela Marie Oye, daughter of John and Elma Oye, was born 18 Mar 1913. Lela and Fred Craycroft were married 30 Dec 1935. Fred, son of William and Ida Craycroft, was born 17 Mar 1907. There were no children. Fred died 18 Jul 1965. Lela died 7 Aug 1996.

PEARL EDNA MENTZER (6)
Pearl Edna Mentzer, daughter of Michael and Alice Mentzer, was born 25 Oct 1888. Pearl and Lee Martin Hutchinson were married 25 Dec 1909. Lee, son of John and Mary Hutchinson, was born 15 Nov 1885 in Pike County. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Charles Alfred 6 Oct 1911
(7) Karl 20 Jul 1914

Pearl died 11 Feb 1918. After her death the boys were raised by their grandmother, Alice Mentzer. She had their names changed to Mentzer. Lee died 24 May 1957.

SARAH ANN MENTZER (6)
Sarah Ann Mentzer, daughter of Michael and Alice Mentzer, was born 10 Jan 1891. Sarah and Jesse McKinnie were married 25 Apr 1911. Jesse, son of Charles and Emma Jane McKinnie, was born 24 Jul 1886. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Emma Alice 16 Apr 1912
(7) Jesse Kathryn 3 Nov 1919
(7) Betty 22 Sep 1920

Sarah died 18 Jun 1970 and Jesse 25 Jan 1971. They are buried at Long Beach, CA.

ALLEN RALPH MENTZER (6)
Allen Ralph Mentzer, son of Michael and Alice Mentzer, was born 17 Jan 1893. Ralph and Gladys Vermillion were married 21 Feb 1916. Gladys was born 1 Feb 1898. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Etta Katherine 2 Dec 1916

Ralph died 17 Dec 1918.

GENEVA KATHRYN MENTZER (6)
Geneva Kathryn Mentzer, daughter of Michael and Alice Mentzer, was born 9 Apr 1902. Geneva and Charles O. Throckmorton were married 28 Jul 1934. Charles, son of Joseph and Buena Throckmorton, was born 15 Jan 1895. Charles had a son Robert from a previous marriage. There were no children born to this marriage. Charles died 2 Sep 1975. Geneva died 12 Jan 1993. They are buried at the Mt Hope cemetery in Urbana, IL.

MARY COX (5)
Mary Cox, daughter of Edward and Sarah Cox, was born 12 Jan 1866. Mary and Jacob Knutzen were married 18 Apr 1883. Jacob was born 27 Mar 1854. Children born to this marriage are:
(6) Elsie 12 Nov 1883
(6) Edward
(6) Dora
(6) Virgil 25 Jan 1891
(6) Ira 27 Jan 1900

Jacob died 24 Dec 1900. Mary and Frank Hunt were married 31 Jan 1903. Frank was born 29 May 1868. Ira died 2 Jul 1917, Mary died 21 Feb 1931 and Frank died 24 Oct 1945.

ELSIE KNUTZEN (6)
Elsie Knutzen, daughter of Jacob and Mary Knutzen, was born 12 Nov 1883. Elsie and Charles Gibson were married 22 Feb 1902. Charles was born 22 Feb 1880. They had a daughter:
(7) Mary 13 Feb 1903

Mary died 5 May 1942, and Elsie died 21 May 1960. Charles died 10 Jan 1963.

EDWARD KNUTZEN (6)
Edward Knutzen, son of Jacob and Mary Knutzen, married Mabel Mumford. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Harold
(7) Viola
(7) Earl

DORA KNUTZEN (6)
Dora Knutzen, daughter of Jacob and Mary Knutzen, married Harry Harshbarger. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Rex
(7) Ralph
(7) Lawrence
(7) Myrtle
(7) Joe

Dora died 17 Jul 1924.

VIRGIL KNUTZEN (6)
Virgil Knutzen, son of Jacob and Mary Knutzen, was born 25 Jan 1891. Virgil married Mae Durall. Virgil died 20 Jan 1974.

SAMUEL COX (4)
Samuel Cox, son of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, was born 17 Nov 1836. Samuel and Caroline Smith were married 13 Jan 1870. Caroline was born in 1844. On one record Caroline is called Katherine. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) Maude 17 Jan 1879
(5) Charles Edward 6 Apr 1881

Samuel died 27 Aug 1930 and Caroline in 1931.

CHARLES EDWARD COX (5)
Charles Edward Cox, son of Samuel and Caroline Cox, was born 6 Apr 1881. Edward and Nellie York were married 29 Sep 1903. Nellie was born 11 Nov 1881. Children born to this marriage are:
(6) Russell 13 Jul 1904
(6) Bertha Ann 26 May 1906
(6) Lawrence (George) 18 Dec 1907
(6) Dorothy 5 Apr 1909

Edward later married Flossie Bullock. Flossie was born 23 Mar 1886. Children to this marriage are:
(6) Gladys 20 Dec 1912
(6) Evelyn 20 Feb 1914
(6) Richard 13 May 1915
(6) Ruth 23 Aug 1918
(6) Edith 31 Mar 1923

Flossie died 30 May 1967.

BERTHA ANN COX (6)
Bertha Ann Cox, daughter of Edward and Nellie Cox, was born 13 Jul 1904. Bertha married Raymond Ellis Sparks. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Everett
(7) Lawrence Warren 6 Feb 1932
(7) Harold Wayne 6 May 1934

LAWRENCE WARREN SPARKS (7)
Lawrence Warren Sparks, son of Raymond and Bertha Sparks, was born 6 Feb 1932 in Jasper Co., IL. Lawrence married Carol Maxey in 1954. He married Patricia Ann Clark, daughter of Chester and Laura Lewis Clark, on 11 Feb 1959. Pat was born 17 Mar 1936. Known children born to this marriage are:
(8) Pamela Sue 24 Apr 1959
(8) Lawrence Warren Jr. 25 Feb 1960
(8) Dixie Jo 26 Nov 1961
(8) David Joe 26 Nov 1961
(8) Kenneth Donald 14 Dec 1962
(8) Ronald Lee 18 Dec 1963

Pamela died 24 Apr 1959. Lawrence and Clara Yvonne Smith, daughter of Kenneth and Mildred Grove Smith, [married] 22 Apr 1988 in Eddyville, KY.

HAROLD WAYNE SPARKS (7)
Harold Wayne Sparks, son on Raymond and Bertha Sparks, was born 6 May 1934 near Newton IL. Wayne and Joyce Evelyn Bickers were married 8 May 1952 in Newton IL. Joyce, daughter of George and Geneva Miller Bickers, was born 21 Dec 1934 near Newton, IL. Known children born to this marriage are:
(8) Tony Harold 11 Feb 1953
(8) Rhonda Radell 6 Feb 1955
(8) Jeny Dwayne 4 Feb 1963

LAWRENCE COX (6)
Lawrence Cox, son of Edward and Nellie Cox, was born 18 Dec 1907. Lawrence and Mildred Margaret VonLanken were married 1 Jan 1938. Mildred, daughter of George and Anna Klink VonLanken, was born 23 Aug 1911. They adopted a son in 1955:
(7) Max Edward 3 Mar 1954

MAX EDWARD COX (7)
Max Edward Cox, son of Lawrence and Mildred VanLanken Cox, was born 3 Mar 1954. Max and Cindy Margaret Reed were married 29 Jun 1974. Cindy was born 24 Mar 1957. Known children born to this marriage are:
(8) Heather Ann 29 Jan 1976
(8) Kelly Reed 4 Jun 1981
(8) Ashley Catherine 6 Mar 1983

DORTHY COX (6)
Dor[o]thy Cox, daughter of Edward and Nellie Cox, was born 5 Apr 1909. Dorthy married Cecil Roberts. Children born to this marriage are:
(7) Carolyn Lavella
(7) John Edward
(7) Wilma Roberta

RICHARD COX (6)
Richard Cox, son of Edward and Flossie Cox, was born 13 May 1915. Richard married Alene Taylor.

WILLIAM COX (4)
William Cox, son of Joseph and Rosanna Cox, was born in 1840. William married Smithey Lowry. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) Ralph
(5) Willard
(5) Clifford

Records indicate that William had a second wife and to this marriage a child was born who was killed at the age of two years.

ELIZABETH COX (3)
Elizabeth Cox, daughter of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 25 Dec 1797. Elizabeth married John Wesley Beck, son of Col. Beck on 15 Dec 1814. Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Fletcher
(4) Jerusha

On one record Elizabeth is called Betty. Elizabeth died 15 Sep 1884.

SAMUEL COX (3)
Samuel Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 22 Jun 1800. Samuel married Nancy Rodgers, daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Rodgers. Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Newton
(4) Joseph
(4) Frank

Samuel later married Rhoda Gray. Samuel died 10 Nov 1880.

ISAAC COX (3)
Isaac Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, married Susan Brown. Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Charity Ann
(4) John H.

CHARITY ANN COX (4)
Charity Ann Cox, daughter of Isaac and Susan Cox, married Andrew Myers. Children born to this marriage are:
(5) Susan
(5) John A
(5) Ehrett C
(5) Irene

 

JOHN H COX (4)
John H Cox, son of Isaac and Susan Cox, married Barbara Ann Way. Children born to this marriage are:

(5) Annie Lee

WILLIAM COX (3)
William Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 17 Mar 1805. William married Nancy Jones. Children born to this marriage are:

Louisa
(4) Sabastian

William married Delilah Clemens. Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Katherine
(4) Rebecca

William died 5 Jan 1892.

MAHALA COX (3)
Mahala Cox, daughter of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, married John Brown and moved to California.

ABRAHAM COX (3)
Abraham Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 20 Sep 1809. Abraham married Eliza Foster. Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Elenor
(4) Wylie
(4) Abraham
(4) Linda
(4) Zach
(4) Ann
(4) Jane
(4) Susan

THOMAS COX (3)
Thomas Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born in 1811. Thomas never married and died 11 Dec 1868.

JOHN COX (3)
John Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born 2 Feb 1813. John married Martha Cook. John died 17 Apr 1894.

GEORGE COX (3)
George Cox, son of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, never married.

JANE COX (3)
Jane Cox, daughter of Michael and Jeruthea Cox, was born in Feb 1819. Jane married Joseph Hedges. She died 21 May 1916.
Children born to this marriage are:
(4) Susan
(4) Sarah
(4) Taylor
(4) Mary
(4) Eliza
(4) Brooks
(4) William

 

This completes the known information on Michael and Elizabeth Cox and their descendants. I want to thank Geneva Throckmorton, Joan Browning, Ken Cox, and Judy Nacke for sharing their Cox Family information with me. Other information obtained from court and census records and personal knowledge.

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Compiled and graciously contributed to Cox Characters by:
William T. Oye
7715 Bass Pond Rd
Millville, CA 96062
USA


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