.                         William Braxton Cox, 1806 - 1880+
.                               s/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

33   William Braxton Cox,4                                                                                                           3   (Ambrose,3,Matthew,2)
.
.          "Braxton, Brack"
.            b 26 Jul 1806 Montgomery Co, Va; d after 1880.
.            m 21 Dec 1826 Grayson Co to Nancy Phillips (Patsy), b ca 1806-07 Montgomery Co, d 1870's, d/o
William Tobias Phillips
.                (#4212) and Alice B. Henson (Elsa,Elsie,Alicy).  (there was a Nancy Cox, d 25 Mar 1872, bur Hiram Cox Cem, Indian Valley,
.                Floyd Co, but no proof this is same Nancy)

.            Braxton was accused of killing his brother in law
Tobias L. Phillips (#42121) (who d 1831/32), but was apparently not convicted
.            since he lived in Floyd Co for many years afterward.

.            1830
.            1840
.            1850 Floyd Co census, Western Dist, p 887, #931/931, Braxton Cox,44 Va, farmer, $3000, Nancy,46 Floyd, Millie,23 Floyd Co,
.                     Lawyer,23 Floyd Co, laboer, William,18 Floyd Co, laborer, Sally,15 Floyd Co, Lucy,13 Floyd Co, Eva,11 Floyd Co, Nancy,
.                     9 Floyd Co, Owen,8 Floyd Co, Armatie,6 Floyd Co, Thomas,4 Floyd Co.
.            1860 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley, p 124, #892/838, Braxton Cox (?Sr),54, $1000, $3078, Nancy,54, Owen,20, Armsted,14,
.                     Thomas,12.
.            1870 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley + B Fork Twp, p 25, #158/150, Braxton Cox,63 Va, farmer, $350, $220, Nancy,63 Va, Sally
.                     Quesenberry,35 Va, Wesley,15 Va, Emiline,13 Va, Lucy Jane,11 Va, Nancy Phillips,25 Va, Tazwell,9 Va, Jackson,7 Va.
.            1880 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley, p 306D, #240/244, Braxton Cox,73 Va (wid/div, father), living with Armsturd and Margaret
.                     A. Cox.

.            issue:

.            
1.   Permelia Cox (Millie), b ca 1827 Montgomery Co, m 15 Jan 1857 Floyd Co to her 1st cousin George Washington Quesen-
.                  berry, b 10 Apr 1833 Grayson Co, s/o George S. Quesenberry and Sarah Cox (Sally) (d/o
Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr (#3)).
.                  issue:
.                  
a.   Martha E. Quesenberry, b 1866 Carroll Co (b Oct 1867 acc to 1900 census), d 1906, bur Quesenberry Cem, Marshall
.                        Hill, SR 622, Indian Valley, m(1) 21 Nov 1891 Carroll Co to Floyd Reee, b 8 Oct 1861 Carroll Co, d 1 Dec 1896 Carroll
.                        Co, s/o
Lewis Reece (#85) and Anne Dalton (Anna).  Martha m(2) 15 Aug 1899 Carroll Co to Wesley Jefferson Dalton
.                        (Wess) (#341), b 13 Jun 1832, d 24 Mar 1925, bur Cox Cem, Dugspru, s/o Thomas M. Dalton and Mary Henson Jennings
.                        (Polly).

.            
2.   Lawyer Brack Cox, b ca 1829 Montgomery Co, d 21 Mar 1905 Floyd Co, bur Irenia Cox Cem, m 6 Dec 1856 Carroll Co to
.                  Frances Gallimore (Fannie), b ca 1839 Floyd Co, d 12 Jan 1891 Floyd Co, bur Irenia Cox Cem, d/o Jesse Gallimore and Vir-
.                  ginia Jane Quesenberry (Jennie).

.            
3.   William Maston Cox (Will), b ca 1832 Floyd Co, m 1 Oct 1857 Floyd Co to Martha Gallimore (Patsy), b ca 1841Carroll Co,
.                  d/o Jesse Gallimore and Virginia Jane Quesenberry (Jennie).

.            
4.   Sarah Jane Cox (Sallie), b Jan 1834 Floyd Co, d 1898, bur Semones Cem, m(1) 16 Nov 1851 Surry Co, NC to Lewis C.
.                  Quesenberry, b ca 1834 Grayson Co, s/o William Quesenberry (Billy) and Sarah J. Cochran.  Sarah m(2) 4 Sep 1873 Carroll Co
.                  Absolom Semones (Ab), b ca 1822 Va, s/o Isaac and Mary Semones.  Absolom had m(1) 12 Dec 1844 Carroll Co to Hannah
.                  Goad, b ca 1820 Va, d 12 Aug 1869 Floyd Co, d/o
Spencer Goad (#342) and Patience Dalton.
.                  1870 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley + B Fork Twp, p 25, #158/150, Sally Quesenberry,35 Va, Wesley,15 Va, Emiline,13 Va,
.                           Lucy Jane,11 Va, living with Braxton and Nancy Cox.
.                  issue:
.                  
a.   Wesley Quesenberry, b Aug 1855 Floyd Co, m 10 Apr 1880 Floyd Co to Sarah Victoria Nester (Victoria), b 1862 Carroll
.                         Co, d/o his 2nd cousin Nancy Phillips (Nannie) (wid of
Jacob Nester (#G4), and d/o Ambrose C. Phillips (#421212)).
.                         He was Largen Wesley Quesenberry, s/o Lewis C. H. Quesenberry and Sarah ("Sally") Jane Cox by one account.
.                         Following is s/o Theopholus and Rachel Quesenberry:
.                         1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 53D, #609/60, J. Wesley Quesenberry,27 Va, farmer, Susan V.,26 Va, Melissie H.,
.                                  6 Va, Cicero A.,5 Va, George W.,3 Va, John H.,9/12 Va (Aug).
.                  
b.   Emaline Quesenberry, b 27 May 1857 Floyd Co, m 24 Oct 1873 Floyd Co to George W. Newman, b 1855 Carroll Co,
.                        s/o Alex and Elizabeth Newman.
.                        issue:
.                        
(a)  Maretta Bell Newman (Retta,Retty), b 30 Jul 1889 Carroll Co, d 25 Apr 1930, bur Nester Cem, m 14 Mar 1908
.                               Carroll Co to
Dorsey Cullen Nester (#C171), b 2 May 1888 Carroll Co, d 17 Apr 1966 Carroll Co (SSDI 231-03-
.                               6320 Va), s/o Daniel Nester (Danny) and Mary Jane Nester.
.                  
c.   Lucy Jane Quesenberry, b ca 1859 Va.
.                  
d.   Virginia (?Francis) Semones, b 15 Oct 1874, d age 12.
.                  
e.   Nannie Matilda Semones (Matilda), b 26 Jul 1876 Floyd Co, d 1 Mar 1850, bur Big Sand Cem, m Col Zebra Akers, b 3
.                        Dec 1873 Floyd Co, d 3 Apr 1971, bur Charity Hill Baptist Church Cem, s/o Edmon (Ed) and Evaline Akers.

.            
5.   Lucy Cox, b ca 1837 Floyd Co, m 15 Dec 1858 Surry Co, NC to her 1st cousin Dr Jacob C. Bishop (Jake), b ca 1831, s/o John
.                  Bishop and Disa Cox (Decy) (d/o
Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr (#3)).

.            
6.   Elsa Elizabeth Cox (Elcy), b 18 Jun 1838 Floyd Co, d Sep 1898 Floyd Co, bur Irenia Cox Cem, m 15 Apr 1855 Floyd Co to
.                  her 2nd cousin
Wesley Phillips (#421411), b 25 Mar 1834 Carroll Co, d 18 Oct 1909 Floyd Co, bur Irenia Cox Cem, s/o
.                  Thomas Phillips and Sarah Quesenberry.

.            
7.   Nancy Cox (Nannie), b ca 1841-45 Floyd Co, m 2 Jan 1857 Floyd Co to James Phillips (#421412), b ca 1837-38 Va, d
.                  1860's, s/o Thomas Phillips and Sarah Quesenberry.  Nancy is apparently the Nancy Cox (Nantie), who later had children by
.                  
Tobias L. Phillips (#421216). (even though Ref 2 below, stated that it was her dau Nancy, but she had no dau Nancy, and
.                  Nancy was listed in the 1880 census with a s/o James Phillips and a d/o Tobias L. Phillips, and she was listed adjacent to
.                  Tobias:
.                  1870 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley + B Fork Twp, p 25, #158/150, Nancy Phillips,25 Va, Tazwell,9 Va, Jackson,7 Va, liv-
.                           ing with Braxton and Nancy Cox.
.                  1880 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley, p 297A, #69/70, Nancy Phillips,38 Va (div/wid), Jackson,16 Va, laborer, Aldora,3 Va.

.            
8.   Owen Cox, b ca 1840-42 Floyd Co.  Moved to Ill where he died.

.            
9.   Armstead Cox (Armp), b 11 Feb 1846 Floyd Co, d 14 Apr 1919, m Margaret A. Gallimore, b 12 Mar 1846 Va, d 30 Mar
.                  1914, d/o Sarah Gallimore.

.          
10.   Thinar Thomas Cox (Thomas), b ca 1846-48 Floyd Co.







.            Ref:  1. "
Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descendants 1772-1972", 1973, Elza B. Cox, p 34, 46-48, 347, 351-52.
.                           This Ref mistakenly states thas Brack's dau Nany (Nantie), was b 27 Apr 1834, and m Tyler H. Manning.  He corrected
.                           this in Ref 2, where he states that Tyler's wife was Nancy (Nantie) Mayberry.
.                     2. "
The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips.....", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 8, 15-20, 55, 134.
.                     3.   Ron Bryant's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: bryant@qconline.com  
.                     4.   Sharon Hill's
website.
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