Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Cox 64 Cox-Hix

64. John Cox Sr & 65. Elce (Alce) Hix [VA]


1710, John born in Henrico Co., VA; s/o 128. William Cox &129. Sarah Cocke.
Bef. 1716, Elce born in VA?; d/o 130. Nathaniel Hix & 131. Rebecca ?.
11/26/1728, Elce named in her father’s will.
Aft. 1728, John married Elce in Goochland Co., VA. They lived in the Tuckaho Creek area.
12/6/1735, “the bounds of land between John Cox and Thos. Jordan renewed.” (S) The Vestry Book Of Henrico Parish, Virginia, 1874, P35.
9/20/1738, John sold land to John Lewis. [note: John signed the deed]. (S) Goochland Co., VA, DB3, Pt1, PP238-9.
7/21/1739, John appointed to survey the lines for the Parish’s 8th precinct “according to law”. (S) The Vestry Book Of Henrico Parish, Virginia, 1874, P47.
9/12/1739, John appeared in court when the 1738 deed was recorded.
9/17/1739, John bought land from John Williams. (S) Goochland Co., VA, DB3, Pt1, PP239-240.
11/30/1743, John stored tobacco listed as “No. 16, G.1010, N.899, Tare.111” in the Gray’s Creek warehouse in Surry Co. on the James River. (S) Henning’s Statutes at Large, V5, P367. This tobacco was subsequently lost by being “drowned”, for which the Gen. Assembly compensated for the losses.
8/14/1747, John appointed to survey the lines for the Parish’s 9th precinct. (S) The Vestry Book Of Henrico Parish, Virginia, 1874, P79.
5/1754, John is involved in a lawsuit with his step-father Thomas Jordan. (S) No. 256 Family notes.
6/13/1757, “… Between John Cox and Alce his Wife of the County of Goochland in St James’s Northam Parish …” sell 317 acres for 150 pounds & 10 schillings. The deed implies they were considering moving. (S) Goochland Co., VA 1757 Deed Bk7, P162-3. According to other sources the land sold was in the Tuckhoe Creek area. (S) Goochland Co., VA, DB7, PP162-3.
By 1762 Elce died.
3/29/1762, John [without Elce being mentioned, only “his heirs”] sold land to Richard Wilkinson. (S) Goochland Co., VA, DB8, PP245.
3/13/1785, John’s will written.
1785, John died in Goochland Co., VA.
9/19/1785, John’s will probated in Goochland Co., VA. Most everything was left to Edward. Son Henry moves to TN shortly after this.

Family notes:
• Will of John Cox, Goochland Co, VA, probated Sept 19,1785: In the name of God Amen, I John Cox, of the county of Goochland, VA, and Parish of Saint James Northam, being weak of body...I give and bequeath to my son Edward Cox, two negros, Sam and Fanny, and their increase and (?) land I now live and all my stock of every kind. I give to my daughter Obedience Hilton, (?) negro Sue ? which she hath in possession. I give to my daughter Glaphery Davis, One negro girl, named Lucky, with her increase, which she hath in her possession. I give to my son Henry Cox 30 shillings sterling. I give to my son John Cox one shilling sterling. I give to my son Edward Cox’s daughter, Sally, one negro girl named Phyllis and if said Sally should die without heir then to her brother John Cox. I give to Edward Cox’s son Jesse, negro Tom. I appoint my beloved son, Edward Cox, Executor. Witnessed by Jon. Robards, Stephen Murrell, John Williams.

Children of John and Elsie:

i. John Cox Jr, born ~1729 in VA.
3/17/1761, Henry32 in Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg Co., VA, sold land inherited by his wife Elizabeth from her father to [his son] John Cox of Goochland Co., (S) Cumberland County, VA, Deed Bk8, P126-7.
9/19/1785, John named in his father’s will. (S) Family notes.

ii. Obedience Cox, born ~1731 in VA.
11/24/1757 in Goochland Co., VA Obedience married John Bryant Hilton [Hylton], born ~1732 in VA.
9/19/1785, Obedience named in her father’s will. (S) Family notes.
3/28/1815, John died in Goochland Co., VA.
Children:
George Hilton, born 5/20/1761 in VA.
Edward Hilton, born 5/14/1762 in VA.
He married Sarah Woody.
1832, he was drawing a pension in White Co., TN for RW service.
8/1849 he died in White Co., TN.
John Hilton, born 1763 in VA.
1786 in Henry Co., VA., he married Martha Mayberry.
Elizabeth Hilton, born ~1765 in VA.
She married Charles Grafton Mabry.
5/12/1846 in Carroll Co., VA she died.
Henry Hylton, born ~1767 in VA.
Elisha Helton, born ~1769 in VA.
Jesse Hilton, born ~1771 in VA.
He married Elizabeth Weddle.
James Hilton, born ~1772 in VA.
Obedience Hilton, born ~1773 in VA.
She married John Pratt.
Samuel Hilton, born ~1775 in VA.
He married Elizabeth Harris.

iii. Henry Cox ( 32), born Bef. 1733 in VA.

iv. Glaphery Cox, born ~1735.
9/16/1759 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland Co., VA, she married Joseph Davis. (S) MR’s of Rev William Douglas of St. James Northern Parish. Goochland Co., VA.
9/19/1785, Glaphery named in her father’s will. (S) Family notes.
1790, Joseph died in Wake Co., NC. (S) Joseph’s will: NC Wills, Bk–D, P303.
1790, (S) 1790 Census, NC, Wake Co. Glaphery: 2 m’s > 16, 1 m < 16; 6 f’s, 8 slaves. [Benj Davis, Jane Davis and Susannah Davis are also listed near them.]
1800, (S) 1800 Census, NC, Wake Co. Glaphery has 2 girls living with her; both 10–15. [The only Davis’ in Wake Co. except for Benjamin Davis Sr, and his son.]
[No Census’ exit for Wake Co. for 1810 & 1820].
Bef. 3/11/1816 Glaphery died in Wake Co., NC.
Children:
Betty Davis, born 7/16/1762. (S) Named in father’s will.
1/28/1787 she married Jacob Hall, 1755–1844. (S) Father’s will.
Bef. 1820 she died. (S) 1820 Census, TN, Rutherford Co., Mulfreesboro. See Jacob.
John S Davis, born 11/17/1764. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: m > 16.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Wake Co. Single, listed next to his mother.
He married Sarah Kimbrough.
(S) 1820 Census, VA, Goochland Co. 20010,11121
He married 2nd Sarah K Peck.
1829 he died in Wake Co., NC., killed by his wife and a son.
(S) 1830 Census, NC, Wake Co. Sarah appears to live with son Jessee.
Jesse Davis, born 7/21/1768 in Wake Co., NC. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: m > 16.
He married Nancy Pace.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Wake Co. Married, 3 sons, 1 daughter, listed near his mother.
(S) 1830 Census, NC, Wake Co. Married, adult children, John Davis Jr lives next to him.
1842 he died in Wake Co., NC., buried on bank of New Light Creek near Purnell Road.
Edward Cox Davis, born 1775–1785. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: m < 16.
8/25/1800 he married Sally Joplin.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Wake Co. Married, 1 daughter, listed near his mother.
Charity Davis, born 1785–1790. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: f.
10/25/1800 she married Thomas Rochelle, born 1769. Thomas Brassfield, surety; Lewis Greene, witness.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Wake Co., Hillsborough. No children; Charity: 16-26; Thomas: 26-45.
Polly Davis, born ~1776 in Wake Co., NC. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: f.
1805, she died in Wake Co., NC.
Sally Davis, born 1785–1790. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: f.
She married Barlett Bowles.
(S) 1810 Census, VA, Goochland Co. 00001,00021
Obediance Davis, born 1790-1800¬. (S) Named in father’s will.
(S) 1790 Census: f.
1800 in Granville Co. she married Patrick Terrell.
(S) 1840 Census, TN, Rutherford Co. Wd., 2 m’s 20-30; born 1790-1800
1853 she died in Weakley Co., TN.
Jeffrey Davis, born ?. (S) Named in father’s will.

v. Edward Cox, born ~1742 in VA.
12/10/1767, Edward married Cecelia Gillman, born 1751 in Prince Edward Co., VA.
9/19/1785, Edward named in his father’s will. (S) Family notes.
(S) 1810 Census, VA, Goochland Co. He lives next to a John, probably his son. 1m:16-25, 1m>45, 1f:10-15, 4f:26-44, 1f >45.

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