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Thomas COX

Male 1641 - 1711  (71 years)


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  • Name Thomas COX 
    Born 1641  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Dec 1711  White Chapel, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt 13 Dec 1711  White Chapel, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Thomas Cox was a Wine Merchant 17th Century

      Will was probated 1711. Will divides land between 3 sons, Thomas, Richard, John.

      Another source taken from records of the Devonshire, England MM. His will was dated 3-24-1709 in which he names 3 sons

      He married Christian Matthews in Devonshire England on 4-10-1762.

      Thomas was described in 1655 as a "Citizen and vinter of London. He was given a grant of land by William Penn in Pennsylvania, which he left to his sons in his will 5-20-1709. Two locations have been listed as his place of christening, St Luke, Chelsa, London, and St Stephens, Coleman St, London.

      From: American Wills Proved in London" pg 102

      Thomas cox, Citizen and vinter of London, dated 20 May 1709, 80 lbs Sterling to be paid to my son Thomas Cox for the benefit of the two daughters of my late daughter-in-law, Mary Test, late wife of Daniel Test. Forty Nobles to my daughter-in-law, Mary Frankling and 20 Nobles to her six children, Thomas, Jacob, Mary, Sarah, Ann, and Elezabeth Frankling. Forty Nobles to my daughter in law, Sarah Plumstead and 20 Nobles to her daughter Mary Plumstead. Other bequests to: my cousin Richard Cooper near Upton, Glos: my cousin Anne Weekes in Trinity Ln: Mary Edward of Tiddington near Twekesbury, Glos: the poor of Witechapel, Mddx: my cousing Hannah Print, daughter of Thomas Clark of Cheltenham, Glos: Mary Plumsterad, wife of Clernet Plumstead of Pescod St. To my wife Anne Cox, alais Hinde, the interest of 400 lb Sterling by bond from the Vinters Co and the rents from two tenements I lately built in the Quaker burial ground near Coverlid Fields. 100 lbs Stering to my son Thomas Cox and Grace, his wife. To my said son in trust for his six children Grace, Thomas, John, Anne, Russell, and Mary Cox, 800 of my 920 ac in Philadelphia Pa. The other 120 ac and 30 lbs Sterling to my cousin, Mary Chandler now dwelling in Pa. To my son John Cox 100 lbs Sterling and 400 ac on a branch of Cooper's creek, Gloucester co. West New Jersey. To my son in law Lassells Metcalfe and
      Christan his wife, my daughter. 100 lbs Sterling and my shares to the Pa Land Co and the First Old Pa. Co and in trust for their children 100 lbs Sterling which I disbursed to assist William Penn in his composition with Fred Forde. Exccs. My wife Ann and my brother in law John Angtrim of Martin's Ic Grand, London. O'seers: Jacob Frankling, Samuel Waldenfield, and John Field. Wits: John Craig next door to the George in Greek St. Codicil of 13 Dec 1711. Pr. 14 Mar 1712 by affirmation of the relict. (Prob 11-526/46

      The records of Thomas and Richard Cox, so far as they are known, are fully reported in "The Cox Family in America" published in 1912 by Henry Miller Cox. This book is now out of print but copies may be found in the library of the United States in Washington DC and in other libraries in the larger cities of the country.

      Thomas Cox was known to be a Quaker, and since John, Thomas, and Richard were all Quakers, and their names appeared in the Quaker records of Pa about this time, it is assumed that they were sons of Thomas.

      Two locations have been listed as his place of Christening, St Luke, Chelsa London and St. Stephens, Coleman St. London

      More About THOMAS COX:

      Burial: ,White Chapel, England

      Miscellaneous: +

      Notes for CHRISTIAN MATHEWS:

      Christian may have died giving birth to William who was born 1681.

      Thomas remarried Ann Hind on 5-9-1682.
    Person ID I000397  CharleboisTree
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2009 

    Father Thomas COX,   b. 1615, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Unknown 
    Family ID F13478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Christian MATTHEWS,   b. 1649, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Apr 1672  Devonshire, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Christian Cox,   b. 27 Feb 1672/73, Catherine Wheel Alley, Whitechapel, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Thomas III Cox,   b. 1674, Whitechapel, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. John COX, Sr,   b. 24 Sep 1675, Drayton, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1708, Kennett, Chester, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     4. Mary Cox,   b. Aft 1676, Drayton, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Richard Cox,   b. Aft 1677, Drayton, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Cox,   b. 1681
    Family ID F13427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Hinde 
    Married 9 May 1682  Devonshire, Devonshire, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Cox
    Family ID F13681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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