The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I22660
  • Name: Ezekiel COX
  • Surname: Cox
  • Given Name: Ezekiel
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1722/1728 in Washington Co., MD
  • Death: 1776/1777 in Washington Co., MD
  • _UID: 11F2B4659C96B04B9D43893AF7337A13A30D
  • Note:
    Ezekiel inherited his father's plantation in Clear Springs District, Washington Co., MD, wher e he lived until his death.

    Ezekiel acquired 15 acres named "Good & Bad" in Frederick Co., MD on 24 Oct 1766.

    In the Revolutionary War Ezekiel was a 2nd Lt., PS, MD. [DAR Patriot Index, Vol. II, 1979, pa ge 45.]
    "A Company in Frederick County, enrolled for the Flying Camp, under Capt. Andrew Hynes, 1st L t. Issac McCrackin, 2nd Lt. Ezekiel Cox, Ensign John Jacobs, commissioned Oct. 12th and order ed to Philadelphia Oct. 15th, 1776, by the Council of Safety." On 17 Dec 1776, Philadelphia , Ezekiel Cox and Capt. Andrew Hynes wrote a letter reccommending Richard Donavan be commissi oned as an Ensign.

    Ezekiel's will was dated 16 Oct 1776 and probated 14 Oct 1777, Washington Co., MD (Will Boo k A, page 9). He names sons Abraham, the oldest, Isaac and Jacob, apprently all over age 21 ; Jonathan, David, Daniel and Joseph, not yet 21. Executors were his brother-in-law Jonatha n Rose and son Abraham.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:07



    Father: David COX b: ABT 1695 in Of Philadelphia, PA
    Mother: Susannah DAVIS b: ABT 1700

    Marriage 1 Sarah ROSE b: 15 Jun 1734
      Children
      1. Has No Children Abraham COX b: 1 Jan 1752 in Washington Co., MD
      2. Has No Children Jacob COX b: 1752/1755 in Washington Co., MD
      3. Has No Children Isaac COX b: ABT 1755 in Washington Co., MD
      4. Has No Children Hannah COX b: ABT 1757 in Washington Co., MD
      5. Has Children Jonathan COX b: ABT 1759 in Washington Co., MD
      6. Has No Children Daniel COX b: ABT 1761 in Washington Co., MD
      7. Has No Children Letitia COX b: ABT 1763 in Washington Co., MD
      8. Has No Children Joseph COX b: ABT 1765 in Washington Co., MD
      9. Has No Children David COX b: ABT 1767 in Washington Co., MD
      10. Has No Children Susannah COX b: ABT 1769 in Washington Co., MD
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