Lester Earl COX Chester Mearl COX Virgie Allene COX Oliver Eugene COX Othelia Phil COX Odelia COX Living COX Nora Belle HUNT Mini tree diagram
William Lester COX

William Lester COX4,1,2,3

7th Aug 18971,2,3 - 10th Jan 19813

Life History

7th Aug 1897

Born in Jacksboro, Jack, Texas.1,2,3

14th Mar 1920

Married Nora Belle HUNT in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.3

30th Jan 1921

Birth of son Lester Earl COX in Oklahoma.1,5,6,2

6th Oct 1922

Birth of son Chester Mearl COX in Oklahoma.1,7,2

8th Jun 1927

Birth of daughter Virgie Allene COX in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.9,10,7,7

1930

Resident in Elmore, Garvin, Oklahoma.1

20th Aug 1930

Birth of son Oliver Eugene COX in Garvin County, Oklahoma.11,7

15th Aug 1934

Birth of daughter Othelia Phil COX in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.2,7,12,11,13

15th Aug 1934

Birth of daughter Odelia COX in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.2,14,15,7

2nd Apr 1951

Death of son Chester Mearl COX in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.7,8

Dec 1964

Death of Nora Belle HUNT in Oklahoma.16

10th Jan 1981

Died in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.3

12th Jan 1981

Buried in Erin Springs Cemetery, Erin Springs, Garvin County, Oklahoma.3

Other facts

 

Birth of daughter Living COX

Notes

  • 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 22 April, ElmoreTownship, District 8, page 12B, Hse #216, Fam #225
    Cox, William L  Head M W 32 TX TX  TX  Farm Laborer [born abt 1888]
    Cox, Nora B  Wife F W 32 TX TN TN [born abt 1888]
    Cox, Lester E Son M W 9 OK TX TX [born abt 1921]
    Cox, Chester M Son M W 7yrs6mos OK TX TX [born abt Sept 1922]
    Cox, Vestie M Dau F W 5yrs7mos OK TX TX [born abt Oct 1924 - actual 1Dec]
    Cox, Virgie Dau F W 2yrs10mos OK TX TX [born abt May 1927]

    William Lester Cox's grandson Alfred Leroy Gregory reports that W L'sfather was Joseph Carter Cox.  Alfred has no information on his greatgrandfather and I have found nothing on that name.

    1940 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 15 April, Lindsay,District 25-12, Page 2B, Hse #15, Rents
    Cox, Bud Head M W 43 Married Grade 4 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla in1935 Farmer [b abt 1897]
    Cox, Nora Wife F W 43 Married Grade 4 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla [babt 1897]
    Cox, Lester Son M W 19 Single Grade 5 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla [babt 1921]
    Cox, Chester Son M W 17 Single Grade 5 b Okla Same place Garvin Oklain 1935 Farm Operator [b abt 1923]
    Cox, Vesta Dau F W 15 Single Grade 4 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla in1935 [b abt 1935]
    Cox, Vergie Dau F W 12 Single Grade 2 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla in1935 [b abt 1938]
    Cox, Bee Son M W 9 Single Grade 1 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla in1935 [b abt 1931]
    Cox, Ophelia [Othelia] Dau F W 6 Single Grade 0 b Okla Same placeGarvin Okla in 1935 [b abt 1934]
    Cox, Odelia Dau F W 6 Single Grade 0 b Okla Same place Garvin Okla in1935 [b abt 1934]

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    William Lester (Bud) Cox Obituary
    Newspaper not stated, obit courtesy of B J Allen, on the Allen FamilyTree

    William Lester (Bud) Cox

    Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 12, 1981 atErin Springs Baptist Church for William Lester (Bud) Cox, 83.  Rev JoeElam conducted the services.  Interment was in Erin Springs Cemeteryunder the direction of Brown-Boydston Funeral Home.  Pallbearers wereRaymond Engle, Jack Inch, John Bridwell, Claude Trout, DelbertMilligan and Charley Davis.  Calvin Diggs and Edgar Newby werehonorary pallbearers.

    He was born August 7, 1897 at Jacksboro, Texas and died January 10,1981 at Lindsay Memorial Hospital.  He had lived most of his life inthe Lindsay area.  He married Nora Hunt on March 14, 1920 at Lindsay.Bud was a retired farmer and rancher, he was a member of the ErinSprings Baptist church.

    Survivors include his wife, Nora of Lindsay; two sons, Lester Cox,Texas;  O E Bee Cox, Lindsay; four daughters, Marie Gregory, VirgieEngle and Odelia Martin all of Lindsay and Othelia Remy of Cement; 27grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
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Sources

  • 1. 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 22 April, Elmore Township, District 8, page 12B, Hse #216, Fam #225
  • 2. 1940 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 15 April, Lindsay, District 25-12, Page 2B, Hse #15, Rents
  • 3. Obituary of William Lester (Bud) Cox, Newspaper not stated, obitcourtesy of B J Allen, on the Allen Family Tree
  • 4. Loretta Gregory Gay, personal communication
  • 5. Obituary of Earl "Red" Lester Cox, Sr, newspaper name not given,courtesy of B J Allen, the Allen Family Tree
  • 6. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 8. Ancestry Comments
  • 9. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • 10. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
  • 11. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 12. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • 13. Obituary of Othelia "Phil" Remy, Lawton Constitution 11 May 2003
  • 14. Erin Springs Cemetery list
  • 15. Ancestry Trees
  • 16. Gravestone of Myrtle Cox, Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay, Oklahoma

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