Philadelphia/Rhodelphia Cox

Female 1803 - 1884  (81 years)


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  • Name Philadelphia/Rhodelphia Cox 
    Born 4 Jan 1803 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Sep 1884 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Frye Cemetery #204 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I06257  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2013 

    DNA Tests  6 DNA tests are associated with Philadelphia/Rhodelphia Cox 

    Father William Cox,   b. c1752,   d. 1832  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wadsworth,   b. c1759,   d. 29 Jul 1844  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 1780  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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.
    Family ID F12025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas B. "Black Tom" Fry,   b. 29 Dec 1802,   d. 14 Mar 1885  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Elizabeth Fry,   b. 1831,   d. 1921  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Ann Fry,   b. 11 Jan 1831,   d. 10 Nov 1881  (Age 50 years)
    +3. Merrill Cox Fry,   b. 25 Oct 1835,   d. 8 Sep 1908  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Caroline Fry,   b. 1837
    +5. Salina Fry,   b. 1840,   d. Bef 5 Aug 1885  (Age < 45 years)
    +6. Joseph Thomas Vanburen Fry,   b. 6 Mar 1843,   d. 27 Feb 1913  (Age 69 years)
    +7. Jennette Fry,   b. 7 Dec 1845,   d. 26 Aug 1924  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F2120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1845 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 3 - William Cox
    1845 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 3 - William Cox

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).