John Gyles captivity narrative provides a stunning display of Abenaki culture and lifestyle, as it was in the 1690′s. John was 10 years old when he was taken captive in the attack on Pemaquid (Bristol Maine) and his narrative provides an accounting of his harrowing treatment by his Indian captors, as well as the three years exile with his French owners at Jemseg New Bruswick. His faith in Christ remains central in the well-being of his mind throughout his ordeal.
Lawrence, son of Linzie Otis and Ella Stoneburner, continued the occupation of farming. On 26 February 1924 he married Goldie Ardath Spracklin in Christian Co., Ill. She was the daughter of Grace Belle Austin and George E. Spracklin, also residents of Shelby Co., Ill. On Sunday, July 5, 1925, “Lawrence Stoneburner was given a birthday
Sirenus Cox, of New York, settled in Montgomery County in 1820. He married a daughter of Col. Isaac VanBibber, and raised a large family. His wife died, and he afterward married the widow of George Bast, and moved to St. Joseph, Mo., where they now reside.
Gabriel, son of Samuel P. and Mary Cox, was born in Gallatin, July 13; 1852, and there grew to manhood. He received his primary education in the common schools of Gallatin, and completed it with a course at the Christian University, of Canton, Missouri, and in 1870 and 1871, at the Gem City Commercial College,
Samuel P. Cox was born in Williamsburg, Whitley county, Kentucky, December 16, 1828. In 1839 his parents, Levi and Cynthia Cox, removed to Missouri and located in the eastern part of Daviess county, now known as Jackson township, and the subject of this sketch lived at home and worked upon the farm until 1847. In
Interviewer: Carl F. Hall Person Interviewed: Rev. John R. Cox Date of Interview: December 23, 1936 Location: Catlettsburg, Kentucky Date of Birth: 1852 It is probable that slave labor was more expensive to the white masters than free labor would have been. Beside having cost quite a sum a two-year old negro child brought about
Cox, Eugene G., Monkton, was born in Monkton, Vt., in 1852. He was married in 1871 to Electa Wilson, of St. Lawrence county, N. Y. They have had four children born to them — Mary M., Henry C., Merritt P., and Sarah B. Eugene G. is a son of George B. and Marilla (Beaman) Cox.
(See Duncan)-James Duncan, son of Zeno and Rebecca (Duncan) Cox born August 7, 1886, educated in the Cherokee national schools. Married at Vinita September 27, 1913 May C., daughter of William and Minerva Shockey. They are the parents of: Riley, born March 11, Cora, born June 14, 1915; James Duncan, born June 17, 1917 and
ANDREW COX. The farmers of Shannon County, Missouri, are noted for their thrift, energy and perseverance, and consequently for the success which has attended their efforts. Prominent among these is Andrew Cox, who was born in Sullivan County, Tennessee, in 1854, of which section his parents, David and Jane (Hughes) Cox, were also born, the
Cox, Jacob Dolson; manufacturer; born, Warren, O., May 15, 1852; son of Jacob Dolson and Helen Finney Cox; educated, public schools; married, Cleveland, 1878, Ellen Atwood Prentiss; three children; when 17 years old began work in the iron business, worked 8 years, learning roll turning, puddling, heating, rolling and practical machinist work with The Cleveland