Carter Cox

Male 1762 - 1852


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  • Name  Carter Cox 
    Born  1762  Halifax Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Mar 1852  Floyd Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Beaver Creek, Floyd Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Family Data Collection - Individual Records
      Name: Carter Cox
      Spouse: Ann Nancy Reed
      Parents: Matthew Cox , Lucy Dickerson
      Birth Place: Halifax CO, VA
      Birth Date: 1762
      Death Place: Floyd CO, VA
      Death Date: Apr 1852

    • Carter Cox, the son of Mathew, Sr. married Nancy Reed and they had ten children... Ref. "Floyd Co., A History of Its People and Places," by Dr. Amos D. Wood, p44

      Source: Cox and Kin of SW VA and E. KY by Bruce K. Cox states:
      Carter Cox owned 795 acres of land in Montgomery Co. (later Floyd county), Va. He and his brother Ambrose N. Cox, were plantation owners and raised crops such as tobacco, barley, oats, collard greens, sheep, pigs and cattle. They also produced cider and moonshine. Carter Cox owned no slaves.

      On 3 June 1811 Carter and Anna Cox sold 500 acres on Indian Creek to Jacob Sowers, recorded in Montgomery Co., Va., DB F, p15. Carter Cox served as constable of Montgomery County in 1813. His family can be traced through the US Census from 1810 to 1850: [see source]

      1850 Census Floyd Co., Va. p440, #865, Carter Cox was living in the household of his son, Ross Cox.

      Floyd County, Virginia was formed in 1831 from a part of Montgomery County. Carter Cox's will is recorded in WB B, p377, Floyd Co., Va.

      "I, Carter Cox, Sr. being Weak in body but of sound and deposing mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following:

      "1st I give my Body to the dust and my Soul to God Who Give it.
      "2ndly afsoon after my decease as may be Convenent I desire that my Executor shall make Sale of all my Estate that may come into his hands and after paying my funeral expenses and all my Just debts the ballance of my Estate I bequeath as follows: to my Son Matthew Cox and my son Rofs (Ross) Cox and my daughter Elizabeth Wade and my son in law John W. Helms and my son Carter Cox Jr. and my son in laws Middleton W. Clay and Robert Jones to each I Give and bequeath one dollar; to my Daughter Nancy Slusher and my daughter Sarah Turman wife of Matthew Turman I Give the Remainder of my Estate to be Equally divided between the said Nancy Slusher and Sarah Turman, and I hereby nominate and appoint my Friend Jacob S. Harmon my Executor of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by me and hereby annex my hand and Seal the 3rd day of march, one thousand Eight Hundred and fifty two, Carter Cox, his mark. Signed and acknowledged and sealed in the preccense of us as Witnesses, Samuel Weddle, Jr., Robert Caldwell, his mark." This will was proved in April, 1852.
    Person ID  I139  Cox-Hobbs-Shoemaker
    Last Modified  2 Sep 2009 

    Father  Matthew Cox, Jr.,   b. 19 June 1735, Essex Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1804, Wilkes Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Lucy Dickerson,   b. 1740, Louisa Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Wilkes Co. (now Caldwell), NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1762 
    Family ID  F032  Group Sheet

    Family  Nancy Ann Reed,   b. abt. 1764, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aft. 1840, Floyd Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1785  Montgomery Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Matthew Cox,   b. 04 Apr 1786, Montgomery Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Ashe, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ross Cox,   b. 08 Jan 1788, Franklin Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Nov 1851, Floyd Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Cox,   b. 1789,   d. 11 Mar 1859
     4. Lucy Cox,   b. Abt 1790
     5. Nancy Cox,   b. 7 Aug 1794,   d. 26 Jun 1880
     6. Sarah Cox,   b. 1800
    >7. Carter Cox,   b. 20 Jan 1805,   d. 1898
     8. Susannah Cox,   b. Abt 1806
     9. Charlotte T. Cox,   b. 27 Oct 1808,   d. 11 Feb 1874
    Family ID  F057  Group Sheet