|. Luke Cox, 1794 - 1862, s/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
31 Luke Cox,4 3 (Ambrose,3,Matthew,2)
. b 23 Mar 1794 Montgomery Co, Va; d 22 Feb 1862 Floyd Co, Va.
. m(1) Katherine Hilton (Katy), b 1791, d 1840, d/o Elijah Hilton (#15) and Susannah Slusher.
. m(2) Sarah Worrell (Sally), d 1 Dec 1849, d/o Amos Worrell and Ellen Roberts (Nellie).
. Sarah had m(1) 1825 to John C. Phillips (#4213), b 1775, d 1836, s/o Tobias Phillips and Margaret (?Jennings) (Peggy).
. m(3) 9 Mar 1853 to Nancy Slusher, d/o Hamilton Slusher.
. 1861, 22 Mar: Floyd Co (dated 17 Sep 1861): Will of Luke Cox proven, and he mentions only 7 children.
. 1. Amos Cox, b 10 Jun 1821 Montgomery Co, d 24 Apr 1896 Carroll Co, m 18 Oct 1844 Floyd Co to his 2nd cousin Susan
. Slusher, b 5 Nov 1820, d 29 Jun 1907, d/o David Slusher and Nancy Cox (d/o Carter Cox Sr).
. Amos had 2 children by Celia Sutphin (#2114), b 12 Oct 1840 Grayson Co, Va; d 10 Dec 1910, bur Fries Cem, Grayson Co,
. d/o John Wesley Sutphin and Lucy Tolbert.
. 2. Peter Cox, b ca 1823 Montgomery Co, m Harriett ____.
. 3. Elizabeth Cox (Betsy), b 1825 Montgomery Co, m 7 Apr 1859 to William Moore, b 1833 Franklin Co, Va, s/o James Moore.
. 4. Sarah Cox (Sally), b ca 1825-26 Montgomery Co, m her 1st cousin Anderson C. Phillips (#421213), b ca 1822 Montgomery
. Co, prob d 1860's Barry Co, Mo, s/o Tobias L. Phillips and Lucy Cox (d/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr (#3)).
. 5. Lucinda Cox, b ca 1830-33 Montgomery Co, m 20 Dec 1847 Carroll Co to Peter Cox (Cock) (#129) b ca 1827-30 "Carroll"
. Co (Grayson Co), s/o Squire John C. Cock and Jane Phillips (Janie).
. 6. Eunice Cox, b ca 1830 Montgomery Co, m 13 Dec 1850 to Joshua Jones, s/o Henry and Cassander Frances Jones (Frances).
. 7. Ambrose Cox (Am), b ca 1825-29 Montgomery Co, m Elizabeth Sumpter Phillips, poss d/o Robert W. Phillips (#42131) and
. Nancy Phillips, but this relationship is unclear, as her dau Emmazetta was supposedly Robert and Nancy's niece, making Eliza-
. beth one of their sisters or sisters-in-law.
. Ambrose deserted during the Civil War and was caught between Dublin and Wytheville taking horses under false pretenses. He
. was shot by a firing squad and buried near Dublin.
. a. Ceilesta Cox, b 4 Jun 1855 Floyd Co, "d/o Anbrose and E.".
. a. Emmazetta Cox, b ca 1858 Floyd Co, m 25 Apr 1872 Floyd Co to William Henderson Phillips (Henry), b ca 1850-51 Va,
. s/o Ambrose C. Phillips (#421212) and Lucinda (?Jennings) (Lucy).
. Emmazetta was raised by her uncle Robert Phillips (#42131) and Nancy Phillips.
. 8. George Washington Cox (Wash), b ca 1836. Supposedly moved to Texas, changed his name to William G. Humprey and
. became wealthy in the oil business.
. 9. Ruth J. Cox, b 1841 Floyd Co, d 8 Nov 1881, bur Old Wade Cem, m 3 Mar 1859 to her 1st cousin John W. Wade, b 1825, s/o
. Henry Wade and Elizabeth Cox (Betsey) (d/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr (#3)).
. Ref: 1. "Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descendants 1772-1972", 1973, Elza B. Cox, p 22-26.
. 2. Ron Bryant's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: email@example.com
. 3. "The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips ....", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 125. This ref gives the Ambrose (Am) Cox's wife's
. name as Elizabeth Sumpter, confusing her with Ambrose Norwood Cox Jr's wife apparently. The same author in Ref 1
. gives Ambroses (Am) Cox's wife's name as Elizabeth (?Phillips).