.           Luke Cox, 1794 - 1862, s/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

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.

.           1830
.           1840
.           1850
.           1861, 22 Mar: Floyd Co (dated 17 Sep 1861): Will of Luke Cox proven, and he mentions only 7 children.
.           1870

.           issue:

.           
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).

.           
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.
.                 issue:
.                 
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: bryant@qconline.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).
.