Edward Cox

Male Bef 1741 -


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  • Name Edward Cox 
    Born Bef 1741 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1762, Sep 2 -- Land Grant #484 and #664, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox received 150 acres located on the head of McLendons Creek including where he now lives. [Editor's Note: Edward and wife Margaret Cox deeded to John Campbell 1774]

      1762, Sep 28 -- Land Grant #194 and #352, Cumberland County, NC
      John Graham received 150 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining Edward Cox, Thomas Matthews and the Poplar Springs. [Editor's Note: deeded to John Cox 1770]

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox listed 3 white polls

      1772, Apr 29 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Christian Jackson granted letters of administration on the estate of Samuel Jackson with Edward Cox and Jacob McClendall as securities.

      1772, Apr 30 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox appointed overseer of the road that leads from Thomas Donahoe's to Sandhill Smith's and have the following hands to work: Jacob McLendall, Thos. Moore, Wm. Barrett, Wm. Smith Sr., John Kees, Archibd. Gibson, Nick Newton, Richd. Dunn, Robt. Grahams, Jas. Grahams, Francis Tedwell, John Cocks, Andrew Ingram, Willm. Ingram, Joel McLendall, Thos. Kees, Jas. Gibson and Robt. Cocks.

      1773, Dec 2 -- Land Grant #1361, Cumberland County, NC
      Robert Cox received 100 acres located on the drains of McLendons Creek adjoining Edward Cox including his improvement. Edward Cox and George Cox were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to Donald Campbell 1776]

      1774, Feb 8 -- Deed Book 6 Page 225, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox and wife Margaret deeded John Campbell 150 acres located on head of McLendons Creek. Patented to Edward Cox 1764. John Bethune, Donald McDonald and John Martin were witnesses.

      1774, Feb 14 -- Deed Book 6 Page 272, Cumberland County, NC
      Joel McClendon deeded Edward Cox 200 acres located on Juniper Branch of McLendons Creek adjoining Jacob McClendon. Patented to Joel McLendon 1769. Thomas McClendon and James Graham were witnesses.

      1774, Feb 14 -- Deed Book 6 Page 273, Cumberland County, NC
      Joel McClendon deeded Edward Cox 300 acres located on Buck Creek or Juniper. Patented to James McLendon 1753. George Cox, Thomas McClendon and James Graham were witnesses.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox listed $453 of taxable property in Captain William Seale's District

      1777, Nov 1 -- 1777-1778 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      The following were appointed in Capt. Wm. Seale's District: [Assessors] John Howel, Edward Cox and james McDonald [Justice] Wm. Seale Esq. [Constable] Thos. Elliot.

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox, assessor, listed $453 of taxable property in Captain William Seale's District

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox listed $1624 of taxable property in Captain Hunnicutt's District

      1779, May 8 -- Deed Book 7 Page 11, Cumberland County, NC
      James Gibson deeded Robert Cox 100 acres located on the Dry Fork of Tillis or Smith Creek on lower side of Cabin Creek. John Cox and Edward Cox were witnesses.

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox listed $990 of taxable property (horses, cattle and money) including 500 acres valued at $450 in Captain Seal's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      E. Cox listed $196 in Captain William Cox's District

      1785, Feb 24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 28
      Ordered that the following persons be appointed to lay out a road from the Montgomery County line at Burton's Ford on Drowning Creek to the Cross Creek Road to William Seals Esq.: Edwd. Cox, Robert Grimes, Thos. Grimes, Daniel McCloud, John Cox Esq., Richardson Feagen Esq., Jos. Fry, Solomon Cox, Peter Salter, Jesse Muse, Benjn. Fry, Daniel Jones, William Cox, William Barrett, Jason Wadsworth, John Jackson, David Lewis and James Hill.

      1787, May 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 159-160
      Ordered that Fox Farmer who was brought before the court under the charge of being one of the party under the command of David Fanning who burnt the houses of Edward Cox and John Cox and for the murder of William Jackson and Robert Law be committed to district goal [jail] of Wilmington and remain there until discharged. Brought into court on second examination and ordered released and acquitted.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 157
      Edward Cox
      (16+) 1M
      3F

      1790, Aug 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 281
      Deed from Edward Cox to John McKay was proven by George Cox

      1793, May 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 400
      Ordered that John Jackson's land and property be valued by Neil McLeod, Edward Cox and Thos. Graham.
    Person ID I49289  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Family Margaret 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F16894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.