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Patience Cox (Piggott)

Birthplace: Orange County, Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
Death: Died in White River Township, Randolph County, IN, USA
Place of Burial: White River Township, Randolph County, IN, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Benjamin Piggott and Mary Piggott
Wife of John Cox, Sr.
Mother of Benjamin Cox; John Cox, Jr.; Mary Cox; Joshua Cox; Simon Cox and 1 other
Sister of Elizabeth Shugart (Piggott); Marjery Cox; Joshua Piggott, Sr.; Mary Keys; John Pickett and 3 others

Managed by: Ben M. Angel
Last Updated:

About Patience Cox

From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on Patience Cox:

Patience Piggott[1]

F, b. 25 January 1758

Father* Benjamin Piggott b. 29 Nov 1732, d. 26 Apr 1818

Mother* Mary Hadley b. 31 Mar 1739, d. 31 Oct 1810

Birth* Patience was born on 25 January 1758 in Orange County, North Carolina.[2] She was the daughter of Benjamin Piggott and Mary Hadley.

Marriage* She married John Cox on 25 November 1779 in Cane Creek, Orange County, North Carolina.[2]

Family John Cox b. 22 Dec 1756


◦Benjamin Cox b. 12 Sep 1780

◦John Cox b. 7 Apr 1782

◦Mary Cox b. 6 Feb 1784, d. 21 Apr 1785

◦Joshua Cox b. s 1786

◦Josiah Cox b. s 1788

◦Simon Cox b. s 1790

◦Margery Cox b. s 1792

◦Patience Cox b. s 1794

◦Hannah Cox b. s 1796


1.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, p. 349, 362, 414.

2.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy.


From Pickett Family History:

Patience (b. January 25, 1758 Orange County, North Carolina) married John Cox (b. December 22, 1756 Rowan County, North Carolina) on November 25, 1779 at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting.

They moved to Randolph County, Indiana, where they were members of the Cherry Grove Monthly Meeting.

John was the son of Benjamin and Martha (Garretson) Cox.


From the Find A Grave page for Patience Piggott Cox:

Birth: Jan. 25, 1758

Orange County

North Carolina, USA

Death: 1806

Randolph County

Indiana, USA

Family links:


Benjamin Piggott (1732 - 1818)


1. Benjamin Cox (1780 - 1847)*

2. Joshua Cox (1788 - 1853)*

3. Margery Cox (1792 - 1826)*


John Cox (1758 - 1827)


Whiteriver Cemetery

Randolph County

Indiana, USA

Created by: Dave D

Record added: Dec 13, 2009

Find A Grave Memorial# 45400352


Apparently this is the same cemetery as the White River Friends Cemetery:

The Official Website of the Randolph County, Indiana Historical Society

White River Friends Cemetery,

White River Township,

Randolph County, Indiana

An early Quaker cemetery, there are many unmarked graves. Located at county roads 100 east and 100 north on the south side of White River. Was in use by 1830.

Thomas Ward, Revolutionary soldier, is buried here, along with his wife and several of his children. As a young man Thomas Ward was captured and tied to a stake by Indians. While they slept, he pulled up the stake and escaped.

40*10'44.28"N 84*57'19.69"W

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Patience Cox's Timeline

Orange County, Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
November 25, 1779
Age 21
Snow Camp, Orange County (present Alamance County), NC, USA
September 17, 1780
Age 22
Guilford, North Carolina
April 7, 1782
Age 24
Randolph, NC, USA
February 6, 1784
Age 26
Randolph, NC, USA
Age 31
July 7, 1792
Age 34
North Carolina, United States
February 15, 1798
Age 40
Age 48
White River Township, Randolph County, IN, USA
White River Township, Randolph County, IN, USA