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Edmiston Cox Family

Marie Witcher <switcher @ tstar . net>, Oct 2001.
Her grandfather was William Edmiston Cox and she compiled this information
from papers left by Miss Mae Cox, whose parents settled south of the Bertram area in 1890.

1. Coleman COX, was b. 18 Dec 1792. He married Margaret BUCHANAN

Children: Edmiston, Samuel, Anderson, Burrel, John, Marish, Lavina

1.1 Edmiston COX , b. 3 May 1809, near Bowling Green Kentucky; d. 25 July 1861, in Fannin County TX. Edmiston had light hair, blue eyes, and fair complexion. His mother was of French origin. He married on Sept 9, 1830 to Dorcus BROWN, who was b. 10 Aug 1817, in Monroe County Kentucky, the daughter of Joshua Brown (b. in Virginia) and Ruth Shipley (born in Baltimore) The Browns were English. Dorcas (Brown) Cox died 16 Oct 1888, in Fannin County TX

Edmiston Cox Story

Children: Margaret Ann, Josephine, Mary, Franses Jane, Green Field, Christopher Columbus, Timothy Everett, Marcisus Mariah, John Edmiston

1.1.1 Margaret Ann COX, b. 8 June 1840

1.1.2 Josephine COX, b. 7 June 1842

1.1.3 Mary COX, b. 21 Nov 1844

1.1.4 Franses Jane COX, b. 7 April 1847

1.1.5 Green Field COX, b. 13 Oct 1849

1.1.6 Christopher Columbus COX, b. 16 Feb 1852; d. 4 April 1920, in Burnet County TX. He married 24 Nov 1874, Martha H. GATES, who d. 13 Jan 1923, in Burnet County TX. [photo of Christopher Columbus Cox and wife, Martha Gates]

Children: William Edmiston, Clerinda May, Ethel Anderson William Edmiston COX, b. 5 Aug 1875, in Fannin County TX; d. 19 May 1954, in Lampasas TX. He married Martha Susan CHANCE, who was b. 2 Aug 1877, in Liberty Hill TX. She d. 19 Apr 1962, in Lampasas TX. [photo of Charles Coleman Chance family and home]

Children: Gladys Marian, DeWitt Christopher, Dorothy Irene Gladys Marian COX, b. 7 Sept 1907, in Bertram Texas; d. in Lampasas TX. She married Clarence Arthur Dee DARNELL, who was b. 4 Apr 1909 in Ballinger, Runnels Co., Texas. He d. 10 Nov 1984, in Lampasas TX.

[photo of Gladys Cox as infant, with her aunt, Clerinda May Cox]

Children: Marie Adelle, Charles Edwin Marie Adelle DARNELL; married Scott Anderson Witcher JR.

Children: Melvin Scott, Bert Arthur Charles Edwin DARNELL DeWitt Christopher COX, b. 9 Dec 1909, in Burnet County TX. He married Bethel WINTER, who was b. 24 Jun 1911, and d. 27 May 1998, in Taylor County Texas

Children: Sylvia Ann Dorothy Irene COX, b. 28 Nov 1911 in Bertram Texas; d. 12 Aug 1983, in Copperas Cove, Coryell Co., Texas. She married Thomas Franklin MARTIN, b. 7 Jan 1909 and d. 7 March 1969, in Austin, Texas

Children: Franklin Douglas, Edward Thomas Clerinda Mae COX, b. 25 Dec 1884. [photo of Mae Cox and neice, Gladys Cox] ** [photo of Mae Cox with her parents, CC and Martha Cox] Ethel Anderson COX, b. 10 Sept 1887; d. 17 July 1977. She married on 31 May 1908 to William Johnston FRY, who was born 21 Feb 1883 to William Peter FRY and Louise BOLT. He died 19 Oct 1967. [picture of Ethel Cox Fry]

1.1.7 Timothy Everett COX, b. 30 Sept 1854

1.1.8 Marcisus Mariah COX, b. 13 March 1859

1.1.9 John Edmiston COX, b. 17 Nov 1859

1.2 Samuel COX

1.3 Anderson COX

1.4 Burrel COX

1.5 John COX married Mary Jane Witherspoon, in 1848.

Children: James Coleman

1.6 Marish COX

1.7 Lavina COX

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