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Martha Cox (Richards)

Birthplace: Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Silas Richards and Elizabeth Richards
Wife of Elias Cox
Mother of Elias Henderson Cox
Sister of Lucy Ann Brady and Sarah Jane Morrell
Half sister of Frances Ann Richards and Silas Newton Richards

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
Last Updated:

About Martha Cox

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Silas Richards Company (1849) Age 10

Departure: 10 July 1849 Arrival: 25-29 October 1849

Company Information: About 100 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

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Birth: May 20, 1839 Peoria Peoria County Illinois, USA

Death: May 6, 1861 Union Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Daughter of Silas Richards and Elizabeth McClanahan

Married Elias Cox, 6 Mar 1855, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Son - Elias Henderson Cox

Family links:

  • Silas Richards (1807 - 1884)
  • Elizabeth McClenahan Richards (1809 - 1893)
  • Elias Cox (1835 - 1917)*
  • Elias Henderson Cox (1856 - 1912)*

Burial: Union Cemetery Sandy Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: row H grave 11

Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...

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Martha Cox's Timeline

May 20, 1839
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA
December 19, 1856
Age 17
May 6, 1861
Age 21
Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, USA