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Robert Cox, Sr.[1, 2, 3]

Male 1835 - 1908


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  7 May 1835  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Sept 1908  [4
    Buried  Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1130  Main
    Last Modified  12 Aug 2008 

    Mother  Affie,   b. approx. 1820, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown 
    Family ID  F373  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Amanda,   b. approx. 1838, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Moses Cox,   b. approx. 1870, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     2. Robert Cox, Jr.,   b. approx. 1871, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     3. Joseph Cox,   b. approx. 1872, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    >4. Edward Cox, Sr.,   b. Jan 1875, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1934, Dover (Craven County, NC) Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Cora Cox,   b. 03 Mar 1876, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1949, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2006 
    Family ID  F372  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Rachel,   b. approx. 1839, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown 
    Married  approx. 1887 
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2006 
    Family ID  F376  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1870 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    1870 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Location: Township 9, Craven County, NC
    Page: 28

    Robert - Head, age 31
    Amanda - age 21
    Chapman, Clarissa - age 25
    Chapman, Martha - age 10
    Chapman, Ellis - age 2
    1880 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    1880 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 14 Jun 1880
    District: 44
    Location: Township 9, Craven County, NC

    Robert - Head, age 45
    Amanda - Wife, age 30
    Moses - Son, age 12
    Robert - Son, age 10
    Joseph - Son, age 8
    Edward - Son, age 6
    Cora - Daughter,age 4
    Affie - Mother, age 60
    Benders, Phoebee - Grandmother, age 90
    Benders, Matilda (?) - Niece, age 6
    Benders, Gertrude - Niece, age 4

    Note: Moses' age is not correct because he was not yet born in 1870.
    1900 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    1900 NC Census: Robert Cox (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 8 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 45
    Sheet: 7
    Location: Township 3, Craven County, NC

    Robert - Head, age hard to read, married 13 years
    Rachel - Wife, age 60, married 13 years
    Raquel - Granddaughter - age 12
    John(??) - Grandson, age 10
    Duffie (??) Grandson - age 8
    ??? - Granddaughter, age 6

    Headstones
    Headstone: Robert Cox
    Headstone: Robert Cox

  • Notes  Born:
    • Birth year reported in 1900 is December of 1831; early census records place around 1835. The tombstone says 1823 but I belive this must be incorrect given his age and age of mother Affie on the 1880 census. Tombstone says birth date is 7 May so I'll use that for now.

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] 1880 NC Census: Craven County (Twp 9), 30 Jun 2006.

    2. [S53] 1900 NC Census: Craven County (Ft. Barnwell), 30 Jun 2006.

    3. [S185] 1870 US Census.
      1870 United State Census, Township 9, Craven County, North Carolina; Roll: M593_1132; Page: 317; Image: 85, Family 251, Dwelling 251; August 2, 1870. Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: 1870.

    4. [S34] Alum Springs Church Cemetery , Eastern NC Genealogical Society.