.                Matthew Cox, c1735 - 1804, s/o Matthew Cox
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

.      Matthew Cox,2                                                                                                                                                        (Matthew,1)
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.           b ca 1735 Essex Co, Va; d 1804 Caldwell Co, NC.  One source says he died Jul 1804 Wilkes Co, NC.
.              He was supposedly s/o Matthew and Mary Cox.
.           Poss m(1) 21 Nov 1764 Amelia Co, Va to Mary Bagley, d/o George Bagley.
.           m(2) 1761 Halifax Co, Va to Lucy Dickerson Spencer, b ca 1740 Louisa Co, Va (or ca 1735 Halifax Co), d 1832 Caldwell Co, NC,
.                    d/o Griffith Dickerson of Halifax Co.  Lucy had m(1) ca 1755 to Abraham Spencer, b ca 1735, and had 3 children by him.
.                    One source says Lucy was b 1730, d 1842.

.           1804, Jul: Wilkes Co, NC: Matthew's will of 8 Mar 1804 presented in court, execs sons Carter and Matthew.

.           issue:

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1.   Carter Cox, b ca 1762 Halifax Co, Va (or b 1767), d 1852 Floyd Co, Va, m(1) Ann Wade, b 1750, d/o James Ballinger Wade and
.                 Dorothy ____.  Carter m(2) Nancy Anna Reed, b 1767 Franklin Co, Va, d 1843 Floyd Co, Va, d/o George Reed and Nancy Anna
.                 Wiginton.

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2.   Maston Cox, b ca 1765, d 1803 Burke Co, NC.

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3.   Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr, b ca 1772 Halifax Co, m Sarah Reed (Sally).

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4.   Matthew Cox, b 1773 prob Botetourt Co, Va (or 4 May 1786), d 1865 Burke Co, NC, m(1) Mary Bishop, b 1784, d 30 Jan
.                 1880 NC, d/o Henry Bishop and Frances Simpkins.  Matthew m(2) Margaret Sherrill, b 1774 NC, d 1865.
.                 Moved to Caldwell Co, NC, and later to Ashe Co,  NC.

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5.   Aris T. Cox, b 5 May 1774 near Yorktown, Va, d 27 Aug 1867 Franklin Co, Va, m Ruth Box, b 1783 SC, d 13 Mar 1855 Frank-
.                 lin) now Banks) Co, Ga, d/o Michael Box and Mary Bolton.

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6.   Delphine Cox (Delphy), b 1777 Botetourt Co, Va, m William Roberts.

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7.   Braxton Dickerson Cox, b 28 Dec 1780 Montgomery Co, d 1856 Ky, m Nancy Allison, b 1780 Wilkes Co, NC, d 1860 Yan-
.                 cey Co, NC, d/o William Allison and Lucy Lucinda Thompson.







.             Ref:  1. "
Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descendants 1772-1972", Elza B. Cox, 1973.
.                      2.   Ron Bryant's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: bryant@qconline.com  
.                      3.   Cora Lee Berry's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: wisdomec@msn.com  
.                      4.   records.ancestry.com
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