My 2nd Great Grandmother, Emily Josephine Cox was the daughter of James M. Cox & Sarah M. Petrie. She was born 17 Sep 1847 in Morgan County, Illinois. Married George W. Wood (1844-1924) who was the son of Samuel & Martha (Moore) Wood on January 14, 1868. Emily died on January 27, 1899 in Morgan County and is buried in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

George & Emily were the parents of 4 children: Walter W. (1869-1930); James B. (1871-1931); Laura B. (1873-1907) and Milton Merrill Wood (1874-1951).

Submitted by Cheri Carr-Courson

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