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Cox Cemetery


This small burial plot is on Highway P, 1/2 mile N of Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, near Weston, Missouri. The land was preempted by Jacob Cox in 1837 and is presently owned by his grand-daughter, Catherine Cox McAdow and her husband, Sam McAdow. An earlier survey was made by James Layton Hull, Miss Mary Jane Hull and Sam McAdow.

Benjamin F., son of J. & S. Cox, d: 12/20/1851, age 1 month, 5 days
Charles, son of J. & J. Cox, d: 11/11/1863, age 22 years, 4 months, 26 days
Hellen Mar, wife of Jacob Cox, d: 11/11/1840, age 65 years, 3 months, 1 day (It is believed that she was the mother of Jacob Cox and the wife of an earlier Jacob Cox, probably the father of the Jacob buried there)
Jacob, b: in Tennessee 2/29/1796, d: 2/13/1869. Married four times: 1st a Gatliffe; 2nd Duncan; 3rd Susan Pettigrew; 4th Melissa Wilson, who is buried in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Father of 11 children.
Jacob P, son of J. & M. Cox, b; 11/21/1865, d: 6/5/1870
Susan Pettigrew, 3rd wife of Jacob Cox, d: 12/25/1851, age 31 years, 3 months, 21 days

Malcolm B., son of M. H. & S. J. Gabbert, b: 9/14/1867, d: 1870
Miles, son of Mich H. and Sam, d: 5/16/1854, age 16 hours