Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Cox 16 Cox-Bowers

16.Clement Cox & 17. ? Bowers [KY , SC]

~1781, Clement born in KY [or VA]; s/o 32. Henry Cox & 33. Ann Madison.
~1781, ? born SC d/o 34. John Bowers.
~1786, Clement moved with his family to KY.
Clement moved to Edgefield, SC.
2/1806, Clement witnessed a land sale by John Gray. (S) Edgefield Co., SC, Deed Bk7, P63.
11/22/1806, Clement witnessed the will of George Bender. (S) Edgefield Co., SC, Deed Bk7, P235.
3/25/1807, Clement proved by oath the will of George Bender. (S) Edgefield Co., SC, Deed Bk7, P235.
~1808 Clement married ?.
5/8/1809, “Clemens” named in his father’s will and left “sixty cents”.
(S) 1820 Census, SC, Edgefield Co. See CD Census Record 16-1820.
(S) 1830 Census, SC, Edgefield Co. See CD Census Record 16-1830.
6/17/1831, Clem sold part of land previously owned by John Bowers34 (deceased) to David Bowers. (S) Edgefield Co., SC, Deed Bk45, P312. “Cox } Deed South Carolina. To } Edgefield District. David Bowers } Know all men by these presents that I Clem Cox of the district and State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sume of one hundred and twelve dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained Sold aliened and conveyed and by these presents do bargain Sell alien and convey unto David Bower of the District and State aforesaid one eighth of one fifth part of John Bowers deceased right and Interest in and to all the real Estate of David Bowere deceased in right of my wife as one of the heirs of Said John Bowers deceased and I do by these presents warrant and f[?] defend the right aforesaid unto the Said David Bowers his heirs and assigns forever against myself and my heirs only. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 17th day of June 1831. Signed Sealed and delivered} in the presence of D Ardis } his Clem X Cox John Burgess }”
12/4/1831, Clem Cox mentioned in a deed of John T Wise, along “Barnwell District/Turkey Creek/Upper Three Runs”. (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-50, P-29.
12/14/1833, Clem Cox mentioned in a deed of Levi Hickson “on Tinkers Creek”. (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-50, P-287.
(S) 1840 Census, SC, Edgefield Co. Caroline’s family appears to be living with him. See CD Census Record 16-1840.
1840–1847 Clement’s wife died – she is not mentioned in his will.
(S) 1843 NC Census, Edgefield Co., Clement.
6/18/1847, Clement wrote his will. (S) Edgefield Co., Will Bk. D, P420.
5/1850 Clement died in Edgefield Co., SC of palsy. (S) 1850 Mortality Index for Edgefield Co., SC.

Family notes:
• A “Margaret” Bowers fits the dates of birth and place/time of death; but she apparently married a Mathias Yonce. There are many Bowers families in Edgefield Co. at this time.
• 3 sons are listed in the 1820 & 1830 Census. One must have died prior to the will.
• Turkey Creek and Tinkers Creek are also mentioned in connection with his son Madison.
• Clement is usually identified as being born in KY. Records show that he was born in VA and his family moved to KY when he was very small, or he was born in KY while the family was there visiting prior to moving.
• Clem Cox to David Bowers. Edgefield Dist. SC.
”Know all men by these presents that I Clem Cox of the district and State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and twelve dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained Sold aliened and conveyed and by these presents do bargain Sell alien and convey unto David Bowers of the District and State aforesaid one eighth of one fifth part of John Bowers deceased right and Interest in and to all the real Estate of David Bowers deceased in right of my wife as one of the heirs of Said John Bowers deceased and I do by these presents warrant and (?) defend the right aforesaid unto the Said David Bowers his heirs and assigns forever against my self and my heirs only. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 17th day of June 1831. Signed Sealed and delivered In the presence of …” /s/ Clem (X) Cox. “Personally came before me David Ardis who being duly Sworn says that he Saw Clem Cox Sign Seal and deliver the within instrument of writing for the purpose therein mentioned and that he saw John Burgess subscribe the Same as a witness at the Same time with himself. Sworn to this 9th Sept 1831. D. Ardis. T.S. Mills J.P.” Recorded 5 Nov 1831.

• Will of Clement Cox of Edgefield Co., SC.
“In the name of God Amen, I Clement Cox aforesaid being of sound and disposing mind and memory, but weak in body, and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to dispose of all worldly Estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with do make and ordain this my last will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say- 1st I desire that my executors hereinafter mentioned shall pay all my just debts and funeral expenses. 2nd I give and bequeath to my beloved son Henry Cox the following negro slaves, To wit: Old Peter, Young Peter, Sham, Moses, John, George, Charlotte, Ellen and her two children, Sarah and Charles, Maria & Emma, To have and to hold the aforesaid slaves together with the future issue and increase of the female slaves thereof unto my said Son Henry Cox, his heirs and assigns forever,- 3rd I give and bequeath to my Son Madison Cox the following negro slaves To wit: Harry, Patty, Cernen, Bill, Joe, Phyllis, John, Beck, Matilda, Edy and Mary- To have and to hold the aforesaid slaves together with the future issue and increase of the female slaves thereof unto my said Son Madison Cox, his heirs and assigns forever- 4th I desire and so will it that my executors within a reasonable time after my decease do pay over to my beloved daughter Caroline Glover the sum of twenty Dollars to insure to her and her heirs forever- 5th I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint Madison Cox and Henry Cox, Executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 18th day of June A.D. 1847- Signed sealed and delivered as the last will and testament of the above named Clement Cox.” /s/ Clement (X) Cox … Recorded 10 Dec 1850 John Hill, O.E.D.

Children of Clement and ?:

i. Madison Cox Sr (No. 8), born 1809.

ii. Caroline Cox, born 1810 in Edgefield Co., SC.
No. 16:(S) 1820 Census. f:10<16.
7/17/1825 in SC she married Wade Glover, born ~1797 in SC. She was married at 13 years old.
(S) 1830 Census, SC, Edgefield Co. f:20-30. 1m<5, 1f<5, 1f:10-15 unidentified.
9/15/1835, Wade Glover applied for plats of 3,157 acres & 2,313 acres “on Cedar Creek” and “Upper Three Runs”, Barnwell District. (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-51, P-105 & 109.
11/26/1839, Wade Glover applied for a plat of 29 acres “on west side of Cedar Creek”. (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-52, P-372.
No. 16:(S) 1840 Census. Caroline f:20-30. They live with her parents.
6/18/1847, Caroline “Glover” left $20 in her father’s will.
11/14/1850, (S) 1850 Census, SC, Edgefield Co. Real estate valued at $40,000.
9/25/1850, (S) 1850 Slave Schedule, SC, Edgefield Distr., America. They own 8 slaves: 4 males and 4 females.
11/18/1859, Wade signed a petition as one of the “Citizens Of Edgefield And Barnwell Districts” about a ferry boat. (S) SCDA&H, S-165015, Y-1859, I-81.
12/4/1859, Wade died of jaundice; buried in the Glover Cem. on Pine Log Rd. (S) US Mortality Index.
7/20/1860, (S) 1860 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Kaolin/Beach Island. n: “Mrs C Glover”. Widow. Value of real estate is $100,000. Value of personal estate is $11,000.
8/15/1870, (S) 1870 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Hammond. Caroline has land valued at $4000 and a personal estate of $200. Sarah Brown [probably a slave before the war] and her 2 children, as well as 3 of Caroline’s children live with her. Sons Wade and Christopher also live in Hammond. Their home was called “Oaklands”.
Bef. 1880 Caroline died in Aiken Co. – not in 1880 census; buried with Wade.
Children:
John Glover, born 1827 in SC. (S) 1830,1850 Census.
He married Mary C ?, born 1831 in SC.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Aiken, Millbrook.
(S) 1900 Census, SC, Aiken Co., Hammond. Wd.; lives with Wade.
Barney Glover, born 1829 in SC. (S) 1830,1850 Census.
He married Emma ?, born 1839 in SC.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Aiken, Millbrook.
12/11/1902 he died; buried in the Millbrook Baptist Church Cem., Aiken, SC.
Caroline Glover, born 1832 in SC. (S) 1850 Census.
Colleton Glover, born 1834 in SC. (S) 1850 Census.
He married Francis ?, born 1853 in SC.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Aiken, Hammond.
Wade Glover Jr, born 1835 in SC. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
He married Emma ?, born 5/1855 in SC.
(S) 1870 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Hammond.
(S) 1900 Census, SC, Aiken Co., Hammond. 2 daughters; brother John lives with him.
Madison Glover, born 1838 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
Whitfield Glover, born 1839 in SC. (S) 1850 Census.
~1857 Whit married Catherine ?, born 1842 in SC. (S) 1860 Census.
Christopher Glover, born 4/26/1842 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Hammond. Unmarried; lives next to Anna.
1885 he married Laura V ?, born 8/1858 in SC.
(S) 1900 Census, SC, Aiken Co., Gregg. 1 daughter.
5/5/1909 he died; buried in the Bethany Cem., Aiken, SC.
Ella A Glover, born 1845 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Hammond. Unmarried; lives with Anna.
Pierce Butler Glover, born 5/1847 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
~1876 he married Mildred ?, born 2/1856 in SC.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Aiken, Hammond.
(S) 1900 Census, SC, Aiken Co., Hammond. 5 children.
Pierce inherited the “Oaklands” homestead.
(S) 1930 Census, SC, Aiken Co., Hammond. Lives on Beech Island Rd.
Anna Helen Glover, born 1849 in SC. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
She married ? Smith.
(S) 1880 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Hammond. Wd; 3 children.

iii. Henry Cox, born ~1815 in Edgefield Co., SC.
No. 16:(S) 1820 Census.
No. 16:(S) 1830 Census.
~1838 in SC he married Cornelia J ?, born ~1822 in SC.
(S) 1840 Census, SC, Edgefield Co.
(S) 1843 SC Census, Edgefield Co.
6/18/1847, Henry named an executor of his father’s will.
11/22/1850, (S) 1850 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., The District. His real estate is valued at $3000.
11/22/1850, (S) 1850 Slave Schedule, SC, Edgefield Co. Cornelia is listed as owning 15 slaves: 9 males and 6 females.
Bef. 8/28/1860 Henry died.
8/28/1860, (S) 1860 Census, SC, Edgefield Co., Beach Island. Wife “Mrs C J Cox” is still alive. She is a “Post Mistress”. Her real estate is valued at $1000; and her personal estate at $5200. 5 of her children still live with her.
They moved to GA.
8/4/1870, (S) 1870 Census, GA, Richmond Co., Augusta. Cornelia, keeping house, has a personal estate of $1200. Henry is a stone cutter. Abraham is a wood inspector. Anna, Caroline & Susan do not work.
6/2/1880, (S) 1880 Census, GA, Fulton Co., Atlanta. Cornelia has daughters Anna and Susan still living with her.
Children:
Nathaniel Cox, born 1839 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
He is not found in the 1870 census. He may have died in the Civil War.
Henry Cornelius Cox, born 1841 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
Anna J Cox, born 1843 in SC. (S) 1850, 1870, 1880 Census.
Abraham N Cox, born 1845 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
Caroline J Cox, born 1846 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
Susan Elizabeth Cox, born 1848 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 Census.
Thomas Cox, born 3/1850 in SC. (S) 1850 Census.
Bef. 8/28/1860 he died – not listed with the rest of the family.

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