Braxton Jason Cox

Male 1882 - 1945


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  • Name  Braxton Jason Cox 
    Born  14 Apr 1882 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  17 Nov 1945  Cedar Grove, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Cox Cem., Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obits: COX, BRAXTON J., d. Nov. 17, 1945

      Wolfe County, KY

      Submitted by: Anita Eggin to S. Kouns 7-11-09
      Wolfe County Genealogy and Carole Bayes
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      COUNTY MAN DIED IN WEST VIRGINIA

      BRAXTON J. COX, 63 year old former Wolfe County resident died suddenly of
      a heart attack in Cedar Grove, West Virginia, Saturday morning, Nov. 17.

      Mr. Cox, a son of the late Dr. B.D. and Elizabeth Cox of Campton was born at
      Big Andy on April 14, 1882.

      He was united in marriage with Miss Alice Stamper in Feb. 1903 and to this union
      seven children were born. All survive him with the exception of a daughter,
      Mrs. Nelle Hobbs, who died several years ago.

      Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alice Cox of Big Andy, two daughters, Mrs. Dora
      Dickerson of Beattyville, and Mrs. Pearl Vanderpool of Big Andy; four sons,
      Charlie Cox of Fixer, and Chester, George and Brack Cox of Big Andy; two sisters,
      Mrs. Katherine Riggs of Campton and Mrs. Rose Profitt of Slade; two brothers,
      Dr. John L. Cox of West Liberty and S.D. Cox of Campton; twelve grandchildren,
      and a host of other relatives and friends.

      The funeral was held at the Big Andy chruch Thursday morning at 10:00 with
      Rev. Morrison in charge.

      Internment, under the direction of the Congleton funeral Home of Beattyville,
      was made in the Cox Cemetery at Big Andy.

      Wolfe County News, 1945


      1920 US Census Torrent, Wolfe Co., Ky.
      Braxton J. Cox age 38
      Alice Cox age 38
      Nellie Cox age 15
      Charlie Cox age 12
      Chester Cox age 10
      Dora Cox age 7
      Pearl M. Cox age 4 7/12
      Elizabeth Cox age 69 mother
    • 1930 Census, New Virginia, Lee Co., Kentucky
      Alice Cox age 48 b. abt. 1882 Ky.
      Charly Cox age 23
      Chester Cox age 21
      Dora Cox age 18
      Pearl Cox age 15
      George Cox age 9
      Braxton Cox age 6
    • U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      Name: Brack J Cox
      Birth Date: 14 Apr 1884
      Residence: Kanawha, West Virginia
      Birth: Fincastle, Kentucky
      Roll: WW2_2243971

    Person ID  I098  Cox-Hobbs-Shoemaker
    Last Modified  31 Aug 2009 

    Father  Braxton Dickerson Cox,   b. 15 Mar 1844, Owsley Co., Ky. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1917, Campton, Wolfe Co., Ky. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Spencer,   b. 25 Mar 1850,   d. 22 Jun 1926 
    Married  Abt 1867 
    Family ID  F040  Group Sheet

    Family  Alice Stamper,   b. abt. 1882 
    Children 
     1. Nellie Cox,   b. 15 Jan 1904,   d. 07 May 1922
     2. Charlie Cox,   b. abt. 1908
    >3. Chester Cox,   b. 1909,   d. 1995
     4. Dora Cox,   b. abt. 1913
     5. Pearl Cox,   b. abt. 1915
     6. George Cox
     7. Braxton Cox,   b. abt. 1924,   d. 1992
    Last Modified  1 Dec 2007 
    Family ID  F434  Group Sheet

  • Photos

    Brack Hobbs, Braxton Jason "Doc" Cox, Henry Hobbs, Hiram Spencer and Corbett Hobbs