|. William Braxton Cox, 1806 - 1880+
. s/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
. 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,
. 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.
. 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)).
. 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
. 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.
. 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.
. (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
. 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: email@example.com
. 4. Sharon Hill's website.