John William Cox, Sr. (1675 - 1711) MP

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Birthplace: Drayton, Abingdon, Berkshire, England
Death: Died
Occupation: farmer Quaker
Managed by: Nathan D. Linn
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About John William Cox, Sr.

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Name: John COX

  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BET 1655 AND 1658 in England
  • Death: ABT 1711 in Kennett, Chester, PA

John & Rachel Cox arrive in New Castle County, Delaware in 1708 from Ould England, probably London. After this they appeared in the records of the Quaker Churches in Chester and York Counties, Pennsylvania.

John Cox and his wife Rachel had eight children of record. There may have been others whose names have not been found.

1. Information from the book, "Joseph Cox, Ancestors and Descendants, by Stanley M. Cox.

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  • Father: Thomas COX b: ABT 1625 in London, England
  • Mother: Ann Hind (HINDE) b: ABT 1625

Marriage 1 Rachel b: ABT 1657

  • Married: in New Castle, DE
  • Children
    • 1. Sarah COX
    • 2. Joseph COX
    • 3. Thomas COX
      • b: ABT 1674
    • 4. Ann COX
      • b: ABT 1678 in New Castle, DE
    • 5. John COX
      • b: BET 1685 AND 1690 in Drayton, Berkshire, England
    • 6. Richard COX
      • b: ABT 1688 in DE
    • 7. William COX
      • b: ABT 1692 in New Castle, New Castle, DE
    • 8. Amy COX
      • b: ABT 1698 in DE

More discussion of origins here: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/QUAKER-ROOTS/1997-09/0874552313

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John William Cox, Sr.'s Timeline

1675
September 24, 1675
Drayton, Abingdon, Berkshire, England
1685
1685
Age 9
1685
Age 9
England, (Present UK)
1686
1686
Age 10
New Castle, Delaware, United States
1691
1691
Age 15
England, (Present UK)
1692
1692
Age 16
New Castle County, Province of Pennsylvania Lower Counties, (Present USA)
1694
1694
Age 18
New Castle County, Province of Pennsylvania (Present Delaware), (Present USA)
1695
1695
Age 19
England, (Present UK)
1696
1696
Age 20
Monmouth County, Province of East Jersey
1698
1698
Age 22
Newark, Essex County, Province of East Jersey