Fifth Generation


210. Clinton C. COX122,125,207,208,212,213,215,218,233 was born on 8 April 1871 in IL, Henry Co., Oxford. He lived with his parents in IL, Henry Co., Oxford on 1 June 1880. He lived in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 2 June 1900. On 2 June 1900 Clinton was a coal and grain dealer in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. He lived in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 16 April 1910. He lived in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 5 January 1920. Clinton lived in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 18 April 1930. From 1910 to 1930 he owned a butcher shop in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. Quoted in the journal, "Pioneer Days of Major Richard Rue Cox" by Charles Epperson Cox:
"100 members of the Cox Family Association assembled at Campbellā€™s Island in the Mississippi River near Rock Island IL on August 15, 1917, for the 15th annual reunion. Ideal weather conditions added greatly to the enjoyment of the day...a banquet dinner was served at 1 o'clock, one long table at which all were seated at once, being laid beneath the trees. Suspended above the center of the table was a large American flag, members of the family thus showing their patriotism and love of country...Impromptu talks were given by various members of the family...Those who responded with toasts were...Clinton Cox of Alpha...Guests from out of the city...were...C. C. Cox and son Duane and daughter Marjorie of Alpha...Probably twenty families represented in the association have sons and grandsons who expect to enter the Great War, many of them being sons and grandsons of those who wore the blue in 61-65."

Clinton C. COX and Mary B. CHAMBERLIN were married on 10 February 1897 in IL, Henry Co.. Mary B. CHAMBERLIN207,233 was born in January 1875 in IL. She lived in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 2 June 1900. She died between June 1900 and 1910 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha.

Clinton C. COX and Mary B. CHAMBERLIN had the following children:

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i.

Duane Howard COX207,208,218,402 was born on 25 October 1897 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. He lived with his parents in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 2 June 1900. He lived with his widowed father in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 16 April 1910. Duane lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 806 17th Ave. on 12 September 1918. On 12 September 1918 he was an assistant cashier for Manufacturers State Bank in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline. He registered for the WWI draft in IL, Rock Island Co. on 12 September 1918 . He was short and slender, with brown eyes and dark hair. Although he was born and shown later as Duane Howard Cox, he used the name "Howard Duane Cox" on his WWI registration.

Quoted in the journal, "Pioneer Days of Major Richard Rue Cox" by Charles Epperson Cox:
"100 members of the Cox Family Association assembled at Campbell's Island in the Mississippi River near Rock Island IL on August 15, 1917, for the 15th annual reunion. Ideal weather conditions added greatly to the enjoyment of the day...a banquet dinner was served at 1 o'clock, one long table at which all were seated at once, being laid beneath the trees. Suspended above the center of the table was a large American flag, members of the family thus showing their patriotism and love of country...Impromptu talks were given by various members of the family...Those who responded with toasts were...Clinton Cox of Alpha...Guests from out of the city...were...C. C. Cox and son Duane and daughter Marjorie of Alpha...Probably twenty families represented in the association have sons and grandsons who expect to enter the Great War, many of them being sons and grandsons of those who wore the blue in 61-65."

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ii.

Marjorie L. COX207,208,212,218 was born in July 1899 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. She lived with her parents in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 2 June 1900. She lived with her widowed father in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 16 April 1910. Marjorie lived with her father in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 5 January 1920. Quoted in the journal, "Pioneer Days of Major Richard Rue Cox" by Charles Epperson Cox:
"100 members of the Cox Family Association assembled at Campbell's Island in the Mississippi River near Rock Island IL on August 15, 1917, for the 15th annual reunion. Ideal weather conditions added greatly to the enjoyment of the day...a banquet dinner was served at 1 o'clock, one long table at which all were seated at once, being laid beneath the trees. Suspended above the center of the table was a large American flag, members of the family thus showing their patriotism and love of country...Impromptu talks were given by various members of the family...Those who responded with toasts were...Clinton Cox of Alpha...Guests from out of the city...were...C. C. Cox and son Duane and daughter Marjorie of Alpha...Probably twenty families represented in the association have sons and grandsons who expect to enter the Great War, many of them being sons and grandsons of those who wore the blue in 61-65."

Clinton C. COX and Helen G. (UNKNOWN) were married in 1925 in IL, Henry Co., Alpha. Helen G. (UNKNOWN)213 was born in 1894 in IL. She lived in IL, Henry Co., Alpha on 18 April 1930.