Fourth Generation


107. Jason Joseph COX66,127,128,129,255,256,257,265,266,267 was born on 15 June 1857 in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton. He lived with his parents in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 20 July 1860. He lived with his parents in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton on 16 July 1870. Jason lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton on 15 June 1880. He lived in IA, Jasper Co. in 1884/5. In 1897 he started the Moline City Express Company in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 1402A 4th Ave. Jason lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline in 1897. He lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 12 June 1900. He lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 2603 13th Ave. on 21 April 1910. Jason lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 2603 13th Ave. on 1 January 1920. He lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 2603 13th Ave. on 3 April 1930. He was Republican. Jason was Methodist. He and his brother Cassius married two sisters.
While living in Hampton, Rock Island Co., IL, he served as school director for one term.
He was a member of I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows), and belonged to its Court of Honor.

From the "Historical Encyclopedia of IL and History of Rock Island Co.":
"One of the men who is actively engaged in advancing his own interests and at the same time promoting the general welfare of the city, is Jason J. Cox.manager of the Moline City Express Company, of No. 1402-A Fourth Avenue, Moline....Growing up on his father's farm, Jason J.Cox attended the district schools, continuing to an agricultural life until 1890, when he came to Rock Island, and worked in the shops until 1897, when he embarked in an express business. This he continued alone, until 1904, when the present company was incorporated, with the following officers: C. A. Johnson, president; Hettie A. Cox, vice-president; and J. J. Cox, secretary and treasurer. This company employs six men, and has in use twelve horses. It is the oldest transfer and express business in the city...In June, 1879, Mr. Cox was married to Hettie Arcularius, born in Hampton township, daughter of Edward F. and Emily (Axelson) Arcularius, the former deceased....The Methodist church holds the membership of the family...Both father and son are well known throughout Rock Island county, and are men of sterling integrity, and uprightness of purpose, who stand high in their several communities."

Jason Joseph COX and Hettie Augusta ARCULARIUS were married on 11 June 1879 in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline. Hettie Augusta ARCULARIUS128,129,132,255,256,257,265,268,269 was born in February 1855 in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton. She lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton on 15 June 1880. She lived in IA, Jasper Co. in 1884/5. Hettie lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline in 1897. She lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 12 June 1900. In 1904 she was vice-president of the Moline City Express Company in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 1402A 4th Ave. Hettie lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 2603 13th Ave. on 21 April 1910. She lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 2603 13th Ave. on 1 January 1920. She lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline, 2603 13th Ave. on 3 April 1930. Hettie was Methodist.

Jason Joseph COX and Hettie Augusta ARCULARIUS had the following children:

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Margaret Blanche COX.

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Hettie Augusta "Gussie" COX132,255 was born in May 1882 in IL, Rock Island Co.. She lived with her parents in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 12 June 1900. She died between 1900 and 1914.

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iii.

Frederic Byrd COX.