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Subject: Coxes in New Jersey-From Hist. and Gen. Miscellany of New York and New Jersey Vols 1-V
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 13:05:25 -0600


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143 Samuel Sullivan Cox , second son, known as Sunset Cox , born 9, 30, 1824. He was a Member of Congress, from Ohio , and later a Member of Congress from New York , and Minister to Turkey under Cleveland . He married Julia A. Buckingham . S. S. Cox died 9, 10, 1889.
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William V. Cox , Esq., President of the Second National Bank, Washington, D. C. , the great-grandson of General James Cox , was born, in Zanesville, O. , and came to Washington , in 1879, with his uncle, Samuel S. Cox . He has, in manuscript, a history of General Cox , and in conjunction with Mr. Northrup , wrote the Life of the Honorable Samuel S. Cox , in which he gives a brief outline of the Cox Family. He has likewise accumulated much data concerning the Monmouth County Cox Family.
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117 THOMAS COX , son of Joseph Cox , 65, was born 1765; married Sarah Bray .
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145 Joseph Cox , born 1791.
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146 John Bray Cox , born 1794.
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147 James Bray Cox , born 1798.
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129 THOMAS H. COX , son of Thomas Cox , 78, born Mch. 5, 1791; died Jan. 16, 1834; married Leah Applegate , born April 29, 1794; died Jan. 27, 1874.
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148 Sarah Ann Higbee Cox , born Nov. 22, 1816.
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149 Elizabeth Hunt Cox , born Sept. 30, 1818.
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150 Maria Cox , born June 11, 1821.
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151 Maria Louisa Cox , born Dec. 3, 1822.
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142 GEORGE W. COX , son of Lewis Cox , 101, was born 1810; died Aug. 8, 1874, aged 64, 6, 27; married, first, Francinka Hendrickson , who died in 1854; second, Rebecca Mount Ely .
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1639, Dec. 20. Deed between Daniel Cox , of London , Doctor of Physics, Thomas Cox and others, for all that tract of land, in America , now called East Jersey .
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Daniel Cox and Thomas Cox were Proprietors of East Jersey .
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New Jersey Archives, Vol. 1, 1631-1687.
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Dr. Daniel Cox , the largest landed Proprietor of West Jersey , was appointed Deputy Governor, September, 1684, and so remained until 1690.
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He had a son, Daniel Cox , whose will was dated Mch. 21, 1737, and mentioned:
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"I, Daniel Cox , of Trenton , county of Hunterdon ," etc., etc.
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Son, John Cox
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Son, William Cox
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Daughter, Rebecca
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"Unto Charles , Thomas and Mary Cox , born of the body of Mary Johnson , of Trenton , aforesaid, spinster, and to their heirs," etc., ample provision.
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Son, Daniel Cox ; to him lands bequeathed to the testator by his father, Dr. Daniel Cox .
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There are records of a pottery, at Burlington , or near there, for the making of white "chiney" ware, in 1680. This was the first attempt at this sort of manufacture in the Colonies.
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This pottery was erected by Dr. Coxe , of London , at an expense of £2,000. Desiring to sell the property, he wrote, from London , as follows:
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"I have erected, at Burlington , for white & chiney ware, two houses and kilns, with all necessary implements, divers workmen and other servants, and have expended thereon about 2,000 pounds. Twelve hundred pounds have been made, & the ware has been sold in great quantities in Barbadoes , & the other islands--in the Country & in the neighboring Colonies."
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From Mrs. John Moses , Trenton, N. J.
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1725, Mch. 28. Will of John Cox , of Greenwich, Salem County, N. J. , in which he devised his property to friends and mentions no children.
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1728, Dec. 22. Will of Samuel Cox , of Burlington , blacksmith, mentioned:
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Wife, Sarah , daughter of Emanuel Smith .
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Son, Emanuel
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Son, Samuel
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Son, Benjamin
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1742. The Rev. Mr. Tennent employed Mr. John Cox , an eminent lawyer, of the province of New Jersey , to defend him in his celebrated law suit.



1749, July 26. Will of Edward Cox , of Woodbridge , County of Middlesex, N. J. ; proved Sept. 14, 1749, mentioned:
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Son, Humphrey
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Eldest daughter, Dorothy , and three other children under age.
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1758, October. Thomas Cox , cooper, held four acres of land in Upper Freehold .
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1776. Thomas Cox , joiner, of Upper Freehold , mortgaged land.
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1785. John Cox is mentioned, as a step-brother, in the will of Thomas Saltar , 1785, and was then a resident of North Carolina . He had ten children, as enumerated in Thomas Saltar 's will. They were Monmouth County people. See Saltar Family.

1803. Will of Sarah Cox , of New York ; [widow of Samuel , son of John Cox , of Morristown, N. J. ]; proved 1811, mentioned:
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Brother-in-law, John Cox , and friend, William Allison , both of County of Burlington .
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Son, Samuel Cox
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Daughter, Phoebe Barker
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Daughter, Elizabeth Hull
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Sister, Mary Emley
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Thomas and John Antrem , children of sister, Margaret Antrem .
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To Treasurer of Friends' School, at Burlington , for the benefit of the school; a legacy.
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Witnesses: Ann Cox , Mary Emley and Susan Cox .
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She signed herself: "Sarah Cox ."
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1750, Jan. 3. Will of Mr. William Cox , of Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, N. J. ; proved by Jonathan Holmes , Minr., May 5, 1752, mentioned:
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"Loving wife, Catherine Cox ," one-third of real and personal estate, and "Molatta Girl named Elisabeth ," in lieu of dower, for bringing up the young children.
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"Son, Thomas Cox ," one-half of plantation, in Shrewsbury , "I bought of Capt Leonard 's Relicts."
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"Son, John " £30, and "my Gold watch."
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"William Beekman , son of Christopher Beekman , my Grandson," £10.
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"William Wiley , son of John Wiley , of New York , Distiller," £10; other legacies to be in Jersey money.
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Son, Wm. Cox residue of estate.
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Son, Thoms Cox residue of estate.
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Son, Longfield Cox residue of estate.
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Son, John Cox residue of estate.
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Son, Samuel Cox residue of estate.
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Son, Cornelius Cox residue of estate.



Daughter, Mary Cox residue of estate.
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"to daughter, Sarah , wife of Christopher Beekman ," one-half a share.
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Mentioned: bond "to Mr. Thoms Lawrence , of Philadelphia , by which I became bound with my son, Wm Cox ," for £900.
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Mentioned: estate "left me by my Kinsman, Walter Cox , of Cheltenham, Glocestershire ."
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Executors: "Loving wife, Catherine Cox , my son, Wm. Cox , and my son, Thomas Cox ."
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Witnesses: Jonatn Holmes , Minr, Archelaus Ludis, [or Leedis] , and John Wiley .
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Recorded in Book F., of Wills, p. 96, Trenton, N. J.
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Nancy Cox , born 1794; died 1799.
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Eliza , wife of James Cox , died, Jan. 28, 1824, aged 27, 10, 15.
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Rachel , wife of John Cox , born 1700; died 1750.
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Elizabeth , wife of James Cox , died, Jan. 28, 1824, aged 27, 10, 15.
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1727, Jan. 15. Elizabeth Cox and Richard Compton , Jr.
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1729, April 28. Mary Cox and William Evelman .
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1740. John Liming and Mary Cox , of Monmouth Co.
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1745, Nov. 1. James Cox and Hannah Robbins .
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1746, April 21. Mercy Cox and Ephraim Robbins , both of Upper Freehold .
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1748, Aug. 1. Rebecca Cox and Joseph Norcross .
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1749, Sept. 20. Thomas Cox and Elizabeth Bills , aged 26 years. She was the widow of Samuel Corlis , of Shrewsbury whom she married by license dated Aug. 17, 1745.
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1750, Dec. 25. Ann Cox , widow, of Monmouth Co. , and Zacharias Coulton , of Middlesex Co.
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1751, Dec. 5. Langfield Cox and Ann Sears of Shrewsbury .
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1754, Mch. 25. Mary Cox of Shrewsbury and Richard Allen of New York .
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1760, Nov. 1. Elizabeth Cox and Samuel Mead .
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1761, Feb. 18. Nathaniel Cox and Rachel Vahan .
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1762, Jan. 23. Hannah Cox and John Reynolds , of Freehold .
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1768, Jan. 1. John Cox and Elizabeth Holman .
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1769, Feb. 25. James Cox and Elizabeth Cox .
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1769, Oct. 29. John Cox , minor, and Margaret Morris .
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1770, Jan. 6. Joseph Cox and Sarah Wardell .
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1773, June 21. Morris Cox and Catharine Hutchinson .
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1775, Nov. 20. Rebecca Cox and William Mount .
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1783, Nov. 20. Hannah Cox and Joseph Burdsell .
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Monmouth County Marriage Licenses, from Trenton, N. J.
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1828, Sept. 27. Will of Philip Cox , of Blue Hills, Somerset Co., N. J. , mentioned:
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Son, John
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Son, Philip
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Son, Phineas
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Daughter, Elizabeth
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Executrix: Dorcas Cox .
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1821. Administration on the estate of Joseph Cox .


1822. Administration on the estate of James S. Cox .
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1822. Administration on the estate of Jonathan Cox .
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1825. Administration on the estate of Thomas Cox , Esquire.
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1830. Will of Elizabeth Cox .
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Freehold Records.
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In 1911 the Rev. Henry Miller Cox of New York City had ready for the press a very complete and interesting history of the Cox Family. It started with the arrival of the first Cox in this country in 1610, and included all bearing the name down to the present time.
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1794, Nov. 10. Richard Cox , Mary Coward and Fenwick Cox , heirs at law of Thomas Cox late of Upper Freehold , deceased, conveyed lands.
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1755, 21, 12 mo. Paid £3-14-5 to Doctor John Cox for services upon George Woolley .
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