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Parke County, Indiana

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  • Nathan "Hadley" Cox (1881 - 1958)
  • Irving John Cox, Sr. (1880 - 1953)
    Employment: DuPont Company. Description: (1910) Powder Mill Assistant Supervisor, (1920) Powder Mill Manager, (1930) Company President Plant Manager: 1/12/1915-5/31/1919
  • Sumner M. Cox (1874 - 1890)
    Cox: Died in Terre Haute, Ind. 2 mo, 24, 1890; Sumer M. Cox, age fifteen years, four months and twenty-one days, son of John and Alida H. Cox, a member of Coloma Monthly Meeting, Parke county, Indiana....
  • Elmer D. Cox (1871 - 1888)
  • John Cox (1829 - 1888)

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The county was formed in 1821 and was named for Captain Benjamin Parke, who commanded a troop of light Dragoons at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Parke was elected as a delegate of Indiana Territory to the U.S. Congress.

Parke County has 31 covered bridges and describes itself as the Covered Bridge Capital of the World. It is the site for the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival which has been held in October each year.

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