Section VI – Genealogy of Cox

Generation One

Alma Cox was b. 3/24/1901 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma d. 9/22/1952 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Samuel S. Cox & Laura Josephine Roark.  She m. Ora B. LeForce on 12/22/1919 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma.  He was b. 4/22/1903 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 5/5/1975 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He was the s/o Clarence William LeForce & Emma Grace Chamberlin/Chamberlain.

Notes for Alma Cox:

It’s said while she & sister Beulah were out & about one day they saw a couple of pretty ladies – one by the name of Elnora.  After that day Alma chose Elnora for her middle name.  It’s also said she suffered with Parkinson’s Disease the last 10 years of her life.

Burial Location: Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.

Notes for Ora LeForce:

Burial Location: Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.

Children of Alma & Ora:

1. Laverne Marie LeForce b. 12/1/1920 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 4/16/1999 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.  She m. 1) Lee Nail, 2) Roland V. Carswell & 3) John Tumelson.

2. Maxine Josephine LeForce b. 12/12/1921 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 3/24/1994 in Oklahoma.  She m. 1) Charles W. Ross, 2) William Tiley, 3) Hardy B. Young & 4) Elmer McDonald.

3. Juanita “Margie” Margaret LeForce b. 10/27/1923 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 4/11/2006 in White Oak, Craig, Oklahoma.  She m. Ray Lenn Nail.

4. Earl “Roy” Leroy LeForce b. 4/3/1925 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 1/6/1998 in Locust Grove, Mayes, Oklahoma.  He m. Hilda Mae Hurt.

5. Eldon “Don” Donald LeForce b. 6/20/1927 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 6/26/2000 in Oklahoma.  He m. 1) RuthAnn Francis Pullum & 2) Elmeda Madge Unknown.

6. Betty Jeanne LeForce b. 1/28/1930 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 8/27/2008 in Jenks, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She m. 1) William Ray Walters & 2) Neil Brooks Lane.

7. Kathryn “Kathy” B. LeForce b. 7/9/1932 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 6/7/2007 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She m. Howard S. Lipp.

8. John Alvin LeForce b. 8/21/1933 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 3/16/2001 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.  He m. Marlene Joyce Hedgecock.

9. Violet “Vi” Alma LeForce b. in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma.

10. Grace Laura LeForce b. 3/13/1938 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 2/6/2009 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She m. Dale Wayne Creason.

11. William “Bill” Harold LeForce b. 11/19/1942 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma d. 4/22/2012 in Hastings, Barry, Michigan.

12. Samuel “Sam” Ray LeForce b. 12/22/1944 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma d. 1/30/2005 in Unknown.  He m. Denise Unknown.

Generation Two

Samuel S. Cox was b. 10/15/1867 in Missouri d. 1/13/1933 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.  He was the s/o Charles R. Cox & Nancy Angeline Freeman.  He m. 1) Laura Josephine Roark on 1/25/1888 in Eldorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri.  She was b. 10/22/1864 in Cole County, Missouri d. 4/12/1907 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Joseph Roark & Georgianna Alexander.  He m. 2) Louisa Jane Davidson on 11/30/1912 in Craig County, Oklahoma.  She was b. 10/26/1876 in Gravette, Benton, Arkansas d. 5/11/1976 in Afton, Ottawa, Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Millard Milford Davidson & Emily “Emma” Kiza Millstead.

Notes for Samuel Cox:

After death of first wife co-owned home with daughter from first wife & second wife & family.  Was either the town Sherif or town Marshal of Centralia.

Burial Location: Welch Cemetery, Welch, Craig, Oklahoma.

Notes for Laura Roark:

Died in child birth as did last child.  Both buried in the same place.

Burial Location: Welch Cemetery, Welch, Craig, Oklahoma.

Notes for Louisa (Davidson) Stubblefield:

Burial Location: Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.

Children of Samuel & Laura:

1. Charles “Ote” Otto V. Cox b. 12/5/1889 in Missouri d. 1/18/1945 in Unknown.  He m. Ethel Jackson.

2. Frank C. Cox b. 9/18/1890 in Missouri d. 1/13/1974 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.  He m. 1) Ada Spanogle, 2) Zilpha Bacon & 3) Lula Pearl Reinhardt.

3. Ethel Mae Cox b. 1/7/1894 in Missouri d. 7/29/1970 in Illinois.  She m. Walter Sheffield.

4. Myrtle Cox b. 9/?/1895 in Missouri d. 2/9/1974 in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas.  She m. 1) John Miller & 2) Owen Ruthroff.

5. Newman “Buck” Ansly Cox b. 9/12/1900 in Vernon County, Missouri d. 10/8/1933 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.  He m. 1) Emma “Tense” Louise Corn & 2) Nettie Grant.

6. Alma Cox b. 3/24/1901 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma d. 9/22/1952 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.

7. Beulah Cox b. 9/28/1903 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma d. 1/17/1977 in Des Moines, Iowa.  She m. Claude Elmer Burns.

8. Leonard Cox b. 4/12/1907 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma d. 4/12/1907 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma.

Children of Samuel & Louisa:

9. Louise “Lulu” Josephine Cox b. 1/10/1914 in Welch, Craig, Oklahoma d. 6/13/2003 in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.  She m. John F. Cook.

10. Johnnie Owen Cox b. 3/12/1916 in Centralia, Craig, Oklahoma d. 10/17/1990 in California.  He m. Iris Stubblefield.

Generation Three

Charles R. Cox was b. 4/12/1836 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky d. 3/22/1920 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri.  He was the s/o Samuel Cox & Mary “Polly” Sarah Turner.  He m. 1) Nancy Angeline Freeman on 12/11/1856 in Callaway County, Missouri.  She was b. 2/12/1840 in Missouri d.  2/?/1882 in Benton, Cedar, Missouri.  She was the d/o Unknown & Unknown.  He m. 2) Lydia Mahala Collins on 3/27/1883 in Unknown.  She was b. about 4/?/1851 d. 1924 in Cedar County, Missouri.  She was the d/o Unknown & Unknown.

Notes for Charles Cox:

Burial Location: Oldham Cemetery, Cedar County, Missouri.

Notes for Nancy Freeman:

Burial Location: Oldham Cemetery, Cedar County, Missouri.

Notes for Lydia Collins:

Burial Location: Oldham Cemetery, Cedar County, Missouri.

Children of Charles & Nancy:

1. John Charles Cox b. about 1857 in Unknown d. about 1871 in Unknown.

2. Mary Virginia Cox b. about 1861 in Unknown d. 2/6/1941 in Unknown.  She m. William Pate.

3. Juan P. Cox b. 6/30/1862 in Missouri d. 3/17/1942 in Cedar County, Missouri.  She m. Isaac Shurley.

4. Bettie J. Cox b. 12/11/1864 in Unknown d. 1/2/1939 in Unknown.  She m. John Faubian.

5. Samuel S. Cox b. 10/15/1867 in Missouri d. 1/13/1933 in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma.

6. George Harde Cox b. 10/?/1869 in Missouri d. 11/30/1872 in Missouri.

7. William Leonard Cox b. 3/31/1875 in Benton, Cedar, Missouri d. 2/2/1950 in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri.  He m. 1) Melvina “Mellie” S. Ready & 2) Pearl I. Cottrell.

8. Addie May Cox b. 5/4/1877 in Cedar County, Missouri d. 4/16/1924 in Benton, Cedar, Missouri.  She m. James Majors.

9. Angela “Angie” Cox b. 1882 in Missouri d. 1964 in Unknown.  She m. John Majors.

Children of Charles & Lydia:

10. Charles Thomas Cox b. 1/8/1884 in Missouri d. 12/15/1966 in Unknown.  He m. Nancy “Anna” Angeline Jones.

11. John Raymond Cox b. 11/?/1885 in Missouri d. 3/10/1954 in Unknown.  He m. Ola Hall.

12. Mahala “Halley” Lydia Cox b. 9/22/1887 in Missouri d. 2/15/1968 in Shasta County, California.  She m. Charles Holderman.

13. Maude Veranda Cox b. 10/31/1889 in Missouri d. 4/6/1977 in Shasta County, California.  She m. John Holderman.

Generation Four

Samuel Cox was b.  about 1791 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 8/10/1847 in Unknown.  He was the s/o Phineas Cox & Barbary/Barbara Stump.  He m. Mary “Polly” Sarah Turner on 5/2/1811 in Warren County, Kentucky.  She was b. about 1795 in Virginia d. Unknown in Unknown.  She was the d/o Cornelius B. Turner & Sarah Sweeney.

Children of Samuel & Mary:

1. Mary Jane Cox b. 2/12/1812 in Kentucky d. 1/27/1899 in Alderton, Pierce, Washington.  She m. Zedakiah Stone.

2. William Cox b. about 1814 in Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  He m. Ann McGown.

3. Nancy Cox b. about 1815 in Kentucky d. 1/16/1837 in Kentucky.  She m. Jackson Stone.

4. Benjamin F. Cox b. about 1816 in Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  He m. Elizabeth McCormick.

5. John Cox b. about 1818 in Kentucky d. 3/20/1870 in Cedar County, Missouri.  He m. Mary Kifer.

6. Daniel Cox b. 5/?/1821 in Kentucky d. 4/2/1878 in Stockton, Cedar, Missouri.  He m. Andromache Turner.

7. Phineas Cox b. 4/17/1825 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky d. 3/29/1879 in Gainesville, Cook, Texas.  He m. 1) Susan Miller & 2) Martha V. Stephens.

8. Dorcas Anne Cox b. 1/27/1827 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 1/25/1916 in Unknown.  She m. Jonathan Earp (uncle of Wyatt Earp & his sibs).

9. Sarah Ann Cox b. about 1828 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. 1) Robert Coleman & 2) William D. Flood.

10. Elizabeth Cox b. 12/3/1829 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 5/22/1908 in Unknown.  She m. Daniel J. Morgan & Robert Dulaney.

11. Samuel Cox b. 8/14/1830 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 7/7/1913 in Jerico Springs, Cedar, Missouri.  He m. Matilda Wilson.

12. Henry Cox b. about 1834 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  He m. Margaret Unknown.

13. Sinai Cox b. about 1835 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.

14. Charles R. Cox b. 4/12/1836 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky d. 3/22/1920 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri.

15. Albert G. Cox b. about 1838 in Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.

Generation Five

Phineas Cox was b. 10/12/1764 in Halifax County, Virginia d. 5/18/1842 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky.  He was the s/o Unknown & Unknown.  He m. Barbary/Barbara Stump on about 1783 in Davidson County, Tennessee.  She was b. 1/?/1762 in Unknown d. 9/7/1856 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky.  She was the d/o Frederick Stump Sr & Ann Snavely.

Notes for Phineas Cox:

Burial Location: Cox Family Cemetery, Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky.

Notes for Barbary/Barbara Stump:

Burial Location: Cox Family Cemetery, Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky.

Children of Phineas & Barbary/Barbara:

1. William W. Cox b. 9/25/1784 in Davidson County, Tennessee d. 1/26/1860 in Warren County, Kentucky.  He m. Nancy Stagner.

2. John Stump Cox b. about 1786 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  He m. Julia Unknown.

3. James Frederick Cox b. 1/30/1789 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 8/10/1847 in Warren County, Kentucky.  He m. Mary Herrell.

4. Samuel Cox b. about 1791 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 8/10/1847 in Unknown.

5. Nancy Cox b. 10/12/1793 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 10/18/1812 in Kentucky.  She m. James Barnett.

6. Rosanna Cox b. about 1794 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. Wiley Patrick.

7. Dorcas Covinton Cox b. 5/8/1795 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 1/15/1859 in Saint Claire County, Missouri.  She m. William Isbell.

8. Winaford T. Cox b. 3/5/1796 in Warren County, Kentucky d. 8/21/1874 in Unknown.  She m. John Jones.

9. Narcissa Cox b. about 1801 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. George Proctor.

10. Christopher Greenup Cox b. about 1803 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  He m. Harriet Reese.

11. Elizabeth Cox b. about 1805 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. James Miller.

12. Sarah C. Cox b. about 1807 in Warren County, Kentucky d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. Thomas Barnett.