NameNathan Cox, 3C3R
BirthMar 1863, Kentucky
Death26 Aug 1933, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Marriage13 Jul 1890, Rowan Co., Kentucky
SpouseEaster Ann Porter
BirthNov 1866, Kentucky
BurialJennings Cemetery, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthNov 1895, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for Nathan Cox
His death certificate records Nathan Cox, age 70, birthdate blank, born in Morgan Co., Ky, died 26 Aug 1933 in Devil’s Fork, Elliott Co., Ky, married, husband of Polly Hitch Cox, occupation farmer, father Polly Cox, born in Morgan Co., mother’s maiden name Polly Jennings, born in Morgan Co., Ky, cause of death auricular fibrillation due to aortic insufficiency, informant Rosie Hitch, Wyatt, Ky, burial in Devil’s Fork.
The informant seems to have not noticed the vertical marginal labels that said Mother and Father, and assumed that the name and birthplace fields below the occupation section were still referring to the wife of the deceased.
Notes for Easter Ann Porter
Her name was also sometimes spelled as Ester or Hester. Her gravestone says Easter Cox, wife of Nathan Cox, died 1901, with no birthdate.
Notes for Nathan & Easter Ann (Family)
Rowan Co. marriage register A, p. 49, records the marriage on 13 July 1890 of Nathan Cox and Easter Ann Porter.
1900 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hogtown precinct, enumerated 23 June, lists on p. 16B as family #277/284:
Cox, Nathin, 37, b. Mar 1863, farmer; Easter, wife, 33, b. Nov 1866, married 10 years, mother of 4 children, 2 living; Mary A., dau, 4, b. Nov 1895. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Although the census states that 2 children are living, Mary A. is the only one listed.