Jason Braxton Cox

Male 1810 - 1902


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jason Braxton Cox was born 15 Mar 1810, Wilkes Co., NC (son of Braxton Dickerson Cox and Nancy Allison); died 30 Jan 1902, Wolfe Co., KY.

    Notes:

    Cox and Kin by Bruce K. Cox 1986:
    Jason B. Cox was a farmer and is listed as a physician in the 1880 census.

    Jason married Lydia Sturgeon Sturgis or Sturgill Abt 1833, Caldwell Co., North Carolina. Lydia (daughter of Joel Sturgill and Rachel Waters) was born 8 Sep 1809, NC; died 22 Dec 1863, Lee Co., KY. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Lydia Jane Cox was born 27 Apr 1846, Kentucky; died 17 Sep 1909, Kentucky; was buried Cox-Spencer Cemetery, Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., Ky..
    2. Nancy Carolyn Cox was born 1834; died 1920, Ky.
    3. Joel Sturgis Cox was born 3 May 1835, Wilkes Co., NC; died 3 Mar 1918, Torrent, Wolfe Co., KY.
    4. Sampson David Cox was born 1838, NC.
    5. Mary Polly Cox was born 1837, NC.
    6. William Cox was born 1841, NC.
    7. Braxton S. Cox was born 15 Mar 1843, NC or Owsley Co., Ky.; died 7 Feb 1917, Campton, Wolfe Co., Ky..
    8. Ambrose Cox was born 1848.
    9. Jason B. Cox was born 1845.
    10. Elizabeth Cox was born 1850.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Braxton Dickerson Cox was born 28 Dec 1780, Montgomery Co., Va. (son of Matthew Cox, Jr. and Lucy Dickenson); died 21 Oct 1856, Owsley Co., Ky..

    Notes:

    Sources:
    Cox and Kin by Bruce K. Cox 1986
    Braxton Cox moved to Campbell Co., Tennesse and later settled in Owsley Co., Ky., where he is listed in the 1850 census, household #227, next to his son "Jacient" Cox. Braxton is listed as "Branton" Cox and had two boarders, Stephen Proffit, 26, and Nancy Profitt, 16 (his granddaughter?).

    Braxton married Nancy Allison 22 Oct 1798, Wilkes Co., NC. Nancy (daughter of William Allison and Lucy) was born 1779, NC. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Nancy Allison was born 1779, NC (daughter of William Allison and Lucy).
    Children:
    1. 1. Jason Braxton Cox was born 15 Mar 1810, Wilkes Co., NC; died 30 Jan 1902, Wolfe Co., KY.
    2. William Cox was born Abt 1795.
    3. Delphy Cox was born 1804, NC or TN; died 1875, Floyd Co., Va..
    4. Jerry Cox was born Abt 1795.
    5. Ambrose Cox was born Abt 1795.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Matthew Cox, Jr. was born Abt 1735 (son of Matthew Cox, Sr. and Mary); died 1804.

    Notes:

    Sources:
    Cox and Kin of Southwestern Virginia and Eastern Kentucky by Bruce K. Cox 1986

    Matthew married Lucy Dickenson Abt 1762. Lucy (daughter of Griffith Dickenson) was born Abt 1735, Hanover Co., Va.; died 1832, Wilkes Co. (now Caldwell), NC. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Lucy Dickenson was born Abt 1735, Hanover Co., Va. (daughter of Griffith Dickenson); died 1832, Wilkes Co. (now Caldwell), NC.

    Notes:

    Source - emailed to Sharon Kouns from ?
    January 24, 1778 - Halifax Co., Va: Matthew Cox of Pittslyvania Co. and Griffith Spencer. Griffith Spencer, son of Abraham Spencer decd. for 100 pounds has sold his part of his dec'd father's estate to Matthew Cox.

    Matthew Cox was the second husband of Lucy Dickerson, daughter of Griffith Dickerson, Sr. Abraham was her first husband who died prior to 1762 and Griffith Spencer was her son.

    Children:
    1. 2. Braxton Dickerson Cox was born 28 Dec 1780, Montgomery Co., Va.; died 21 Oct 1856, Owsley Co., Ky..
    2. Carter Cox was born 1762, Halifax Co., Va.; died Mar 1852, Floyd Co., Va..
    3. Mastin Cox was born 1765.
    4. Ambrose N. Cox Sr. was born 1772, Botetourt, Halifax Co., Va.; died 10 Mar 1848, Floyd Co., Va..
    5. Matthew Cox was born 4 May 1773.
    6. Aris T. Cox was born 1775.

  3. 6.  William Allison

    William — Lucy. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Lucy
    Children:
    1. 3. Nancy Allison was born 1779, NC.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Matthew Cox, Sr.

    Matthew — Mary. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary
    Children:
    1. 4. Matthew Cox, Jr. was born Abt 1735; died 1804.

  3. 10.  Griffith Dickenson
    Children:
    1. 5. Lucy Dickenson was born Abt 1735, Hanover Co., Va.; died 1832, Wilkes Co. (now Caldwell), NC.
    2. Obadiah Dickerson Sr.
    3. Thomas Dickenson