COX, Nathan W.
(1785-1840)
DIXON, Ann
(1781-1844)
COX, Jesse
(1809-1887)
WALDRON, Abigail
(1807-1877)
COX, Myron Rufus
(1848-1929)

 

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Spouses/Children:
GRAVES, Frances Louise

COX, Myron Rufus 5 3 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 28 Jan 1848, Ross co., Ohio 11 3 12 13
  • Marriage: GRAVES, Frances Louise on 23 Sep 1873 in Stark co., Illinois 1 2 3 4
  • Died: 1929, Wyoming, Stark co., Illinois at age 81 11
  • Buried: Toulon Cemetery, Toulon twp., Stark co., Illinois 11
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth: Alt. Birth, 28 Jan 1848, Ross co., Ohio. 14 15

Census, 1860, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 16

Census: farmer, 1870, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 17

Organizations: Joined the Masonic order, 1873, Stark co., Illinois. 3 As of 1897 belonged to Wyoming Lodge, No. 479, F. & A. M., also has tekn the degrees of the chapter, Royal Arch Mason.

Census: farmer, 1880, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 18

Political: Road Overseer, "two seasons," 1880, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 3

Political: Collector of Essex twp, 1890, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 3

Political: Essex twp. supervisor, 1891-1895, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 3

Political: delegate to the county convention, 1896, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 3

residence: southwest corner of Secion 3, 1897, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 3 19

Census: farmer, 1900, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 20

residence: Section 3, SW quarter, 1907, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 21 M. R. Cox, Section 3, southwest quarter, 160 acres. Home on west edge about half way up.

Census: farmer, 1910, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 22 Cox, Myron R., head, 62, married once, for 37 years, b. Ohio, father b. Virginia, mother b. North Carolina, farmer, general farm, owns farm free and clear
Frances L., wife, 57, married once, for 37 years, 4 children born, 2 survive, b. Illinois, both parents b. Ohio
Jeannette, daughter, 31, single, b. Illinois
Ada M., daughter, 28, single, b. Illinois, school teacher
Miller, George, hired man, 28, single, b. Ohio, both parents b. Ohio, laborer on farm

residence, 1917, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 23 Cox, Myron R. (Frances) Ch Jeanette, Addie,
PO Wyoming R4
Essex twp., Sec 3 Owns 160 acres (resident of county since 1851)

Census: farmer, 1920, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 24

land, Bef 1953, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 25 Section 3: M. R. Cox owns the SW quarter, 160 acres.


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Myron married Frances Louise GRAVES, daughter of James H. GRAVES and Maria FRANCIS, on 23 Sep 1873 in Stark co., Illinois.1 2 3 4 (Frances Louise GRAVES was born on 13 Sep 1853 in Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois,3 4 26 27 28 29 30 died on 29 Sep 1923 in Stark co., Illinois 4 30 31 and was buried in Toulon Cemetery, Toulon twp., Stark co., Illinois 30.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Myron and Frances Cox are both buried in or near Toulon, Illinois.

There is a marriage record for this couple on the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index. Miron Cox and Francis L. Graves, married Sept 23 (I have 22) 1873 in Stark County, Illinois. 2/56

1880 Stark county, Illinois census: also shows a Josep Cobb, WM, 24 boarder, Married, farmer, b NJ, both parents born NJ, living with them.

After their marriage, he bought 160 acres in Essex twp., where they were still living in 1897. Farms and breeds Aberdeen-Angus cattle. Republican. (per his bio) Frances' obit states that they were married in Sep. of 1873; and in the following March they moved to the place that had since been their home. 3 4

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Sources


1 1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

2 Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900, Cox, Miron & Graves, Francis L., STark county, 09/23/1873, Vol. 002, p. 0056.

3 The Biographical Records of Bureau, Marshall, Putnam and Stark Coutnies, Illinois. (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company.)

4 Obituary of Frances Graves Cox.

5 1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

6 1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

7 International Genealogical Index (R).

8 1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

9 1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

10 Early Births, Stark Co., IL 1855-1880 (Stark County Genealogical Society).

11 Headstone-Myron R. Cox.

12 1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

13 1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

14 1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

15 1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

16 1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

17 1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

18 1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

19 The Biographical Records of Bureau, Marshall, Putnam and Stark Coutnies, Illinois. (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company.)

20 1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co, Wyoming town.

21 1907 Plat Map, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois.

22 1910 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

23 Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders, Marshall, Putnam, and Stark Counties, Illinois.

24 1920 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

25 Before1953 Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois.

26 1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

27 1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

28 1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

29 1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

30 Headstone-Frances Cox.

31 Stark County Genealogical Society, Stark County Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 3 (The Stark County News, Toulon, Illinois. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1916, p. 2, col. 1-4.)


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