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Isaac Cox 169,1193

  • Born: 24 Feb 1801, Holly Springs Mm, Randolph County, N.C. 1192,1193,1194
  • Marriage: Rachael Mendenhall on 9 May 1830 in Hopewell, Guilford, N.C. 1192
  • Died: Bef 1860? 1195

bullet  General Notes:

1850 Census record , District #7, County of Boone, Indiana Aug, 16, 1850

dwelling # 628, Isaac Cox and wife Rachael, with seven children living right next door to
David Moffitt and Rachael Cox in dwelling # 629, is

Isaac Cox, age 50 , farmer born N. Carolina
Rachael, age 41, born N. Carolina
Jeremiah (male) age 19 b. N. Carolina, Moses (male) age 17 b. N. Carolina, Mary (female) age 12 b. Indiana, Elisha (male) age 9 b. Indiana, Jesse (male) age 8 b. Indiana, Lacy (female) age 7 b. Indiana, Isaac (male) age 2 b. Indiana
Also very nearby is a Stephen Mendenall (age 60), b. N.C., in
dwelling # 630, likely the father or at least a close relative of the wife of Isaac (Mendenall) Cox.
Living next door in the next dwelling, this Isaac Cox could easily be a relative of Rachael (Cox) and therefore a clue as to the identity of the Thomas Cox, the father of Rachael (Cox) Moffitt.
Cox Migrations as listed in the Holly Springs MM, N. Carolina.
Isaac Cox and family..... date 4-18-1835... to Sugar Creek MM, Indiana
This date fits perfectly with the birth dates and location of the children listed in the 1850 and 1865 census in Indiana.
Could Isaac Cox be a brother or perhaps a cousin to my elusive Thomas Cox , who died in 1845, Indiana. An Isaac Cox shows up on the auction of the personal belongings of the estate of Thomas Cox on December 30, 1845. See the notes for Thomas Cox (died November 1845) for details.
Isaac shows up on the 1850 census page 210 right beside David Moffitt and Rachael Cox, the parents of Mary Moffitt who married my elusive Thomas Cox who died in 1845. In 1850 census page 206 the widow Mary Cox is not far away with her five children William through to Hannah.

Indiana Land Patents for Surname Cox, at website

COX, ISAAC 1837-03-20 24649 IN1360__.346 NENW 27 20-N 2-W 2nd P.M. Boone County, Indiana

note township 20, range 2 North.. this seems to be close to or the the same land description of the parcel of land that Mary (Moffitt) Cox, wife of Thomas Cox sold in 1856... very interesting...


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Emigration, 18 Apr 1835, From Holly Spings , N.C. To Sugar Creek, In.


Isaac married Rachael Mendenhall, daughter of Moses Mendenhall and Mary Benbow, on 9 May 1830 in Hopewell, Guilford, N.C..1192 (Rachael Mendenhall was born on 24 Feb 1809 in Hopewell, Guilford, North Carolina 1192,1196,1197,1198.)

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