Submitted by Clare Herrick
Descendants of Robert Milton Cox
Generation No. 1
Generation No. 1
1. ROBERT MILTON7 COX (MATTHEW THOMAS6, JOSEPH JAMES WHITE5, MATTHEW4, CALEB3, THOMAS2, WILLIAM1) was born February 18, 1888 in Randolph, Bibb, Alabama, USA, and died August 01, 1934 in Starkville, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA. He married SALLIE LYNN WALKER Abt. 1908 in Alabama, USA, daughter of MARTIN P. WALKER and EUGENIE Ellen BURKS of Stanton, Chilton County, AL. She was born July 08, 1891 in Stanton, Clanton, Alabama, USA, and died August 21, 1972 in Sessums, Oktibbeha, Mississippi, USA. Rob worked on the railroad as a car-mechanic repairman. He died of a ruptured appendix. Both are buried in Artesia, Lowndes County, MS.
Children of ROBERT COX and SALLIE WALKER are:
i. JEANETTE ELIZABETH8 COX, b. August 27, 1909, Bibb, Alabama, USA; d. January 26, 1989, Dothan, Alabama, USA; m. JAMES PEARSON HOWARD, 1928, Lowndes Mississippi; b. August 05, 1902, Alabama, USA; d. January 08, 1981, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA. Jeanette and Pearson were both public school educators in Alabama.
ii. ROBERT HENRY COX, b. November 11, 1913, Artesia, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA; d. July 1983, Booneville, Prentiss, Mississippi, USA; m. FRANCES GILLESPIE; b. July 14, 1913, Artesia, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA; d. August 1999, New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana. Rob worked for Kraft Foods in Booneville, MS. Buried in Booneville, Prentiss County, MS
iii. WILSON COX, b. August 31, 1918, Artesia, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA; d. October 30, 1997, Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA; m. MARJORIE LOUISE MCILWAIN, May 1951, Artesia, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA; b. May 25, 1920, Starkville, Oktibbeha, Mississippi, USA; d. September 14, 2002, West Point, Clay, Mississippi. Wilson and Margie owned a Grocery Store/Meat Market.
iv. Male LIVING, Artesia, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA; m. M. M. ELLZEY, March 1949, Booneville, Mississippi, USA; b. August 30, 1923, Laurel, Jones, Mississippi, USA; d. January 27, 2003, Sessums, Oktibbeha, Mississippi.