35. Juliette WILLIAMSON63,64,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,125 was born on 22 April 1812 in KY, Jefferson Co.. She lived with her parents in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. She lived with her parents in IN, Clinton Co. in 1830. Juliette lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Port Byron in 1840. She lived in IL, Mercer Co. on 9 October 1850. John M. Twigg, who was 1 year old, lived with them. She lived in IL, Henry Co., Oxford on 13 September 1860. Juliette lived in IL, Mercer Co., New Windsor on 26 July 1870. Although the census looks as if a Coral S. Cox, female, age 17, lived with her, this is actually her son Everald. She owned 124 acres, value $10,000, in Section 16 in 1877 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. She lived next to her son Everald in IL, Henry Co., Oxford on 8 June 1880. She died on 14 April 1889 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. Juliette was buried in IL, Henry Co., Alpha, Old Oxford Cemetery. She was Methodist Episcopal. Her name was variously spelled as Juliette, Julietta, Julia Etta, Juliet, or Juliett. On the 1860 census her name is shown as Tabitha.
Her husband, John Washington Cox, and her sister's husband, Joseph Bird Cox, were brothers.
Before the first official school opened in Oxford, Henry Co., IL, school was kept in the homes of J. W. Cox, Stokely Douglas, and Edwin Bundy.
From "Portrait and Biographical History of Henry Co., IL", pg 814:
The town of Alpha was at the crossing of the Galva and Keithsburg Branch of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroads and the Rock Island and St. Louis railroads, so railroads led North-South and East-West, meeting at Alpha.
Juliette WILLIAMSON and John Washington COX were married on 24 October 1832 in IN, Clinton Co.. John Washington COX118,119,120,123,125,126 was born on 12 January 1807 in IN, Wayne Co.. He served in the Illinois militia during the Black Hawk War in 1832 in IL, Rock Island Co., Port Byron. He lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Port Byron in 1840. John lived in IL, Mercer Co. on 9 October 1850. He lived in IL, Henry Co., Oxford on 13 September 1860. He died on 2 March 1869 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. John was buried in IL, Henry Co., Alpha, Old Oxford Cemetery. He was a farmer . From "Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County, Illinois":
10 Jan 1852 was elected trustee of a school in Rivoli, Mercer Co., IL. However, would not serve because he was going to move out of the township in a short time.
From "History of Henry County, Illinois":
Juliette WILLIAMSON and John Washington COX had the following children: