Family: William Cox / Elizabeth Wadsworth (F12025)

m. 1780


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  • Father | Male
    William Cox

    Born  c1752   
    Died  1832   
    Buried     
    Married  1780  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father   
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Wadsworth

    Born  c1759   
    Died  29 Jul 1844   
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Female
    Nancy Cox

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Samuel Dye | F12026 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Female
    Minerva Cox

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    Irvin Cox

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Merrill Cox

    Born  Nov 1784   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    + Margaret Cox

    Born  1795   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Thomas Fry | F6719 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    + Philadelphia/Rhodelphia Cox

    Born  4 Jan 1803   
    Died  9 Sep 1884   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Frye Cemetery #204 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thomas B. "Black Tom" Fry | F2120 
    Married     

  • Notes 
    • 1845, Jul 30 -- Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty, File R2400, William Cox
      Merrell Cox, [age 63] Moore County resident, applied for a pension for his deceased father, William Cox and deceased mother, Elizabeth Wadsworth. He stated that William Cox and Elizabeth Wadsworth were married in 1780 in Cumberland County, William Cox died in 1832 [age 80] and Elizabeth Cox died Jul 29, 1844 [age 85] leaving the following children: Merrell Cox, Nancy Cox who married Samuel Due, Manerva Cox, Margaret Cox who married Thomas Fry, Irvin Cox and Rody Cox who married Thomas B. Fry. Merrell Cox is the oldest surviving child - one child was born prior to him but died at 6 weeks old. On Sep 26, 1845, Mary Fry [age 81] of Moore County, NC testified that she was the sister of William Cox. Joseph Northern, resident of Davidson County, NC, testified that he served with Cox. On Sep 18, 1845, Elizabeth Caddell [age 78] stated that her husband William Caddell was a soldier and served under William Cox. William Caddell [age 45] testified on May 3, 1845 that his father served with William Cox. Neil McIntosh [age 68 as of May 3, 1845] Flora Black [age 79 as of Sep 18, 1845], Lavincy Sears [age 67 as of Jan 29, 1851], James B. Muse [age 66 as of Jan 18, 1851], James Fry [age 77 as of Jul 30, 1845] and Benjamin Phillips [age 58 as of Jul 30, 1845] also provided affidavits of support.