The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I22673
  • Name: David COX
  • Surname: Cox
  • Given Name: David
  • _AKA: Kochs
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1695 in Of Philadelphia, PA
  • Death: 1765/1771 in MD
  • _UID: 623DFED61D03244C8EDAA5059F90E0CAEE19
  • Note:
    Tradition states that David came with his brother John from Scotland in the early 1700's to s ettle in VA. He married when he was 24. After his marriage he brought his wife to his new hom e on the Potomac River, at the junction of Licking Creek. There he farmed 103 acres called "L ubberland" which lay on the north branch of the Potomac River at the mouth of Licking Creek , between Ernstville and Parkhead Stations of the Western MD RR in what is now Indian Spring s District of Washington Co., MD. (Washington Co. formed 1776 from Frederick Co., formed 174 8 from Prince George's Co., MD.) The Cox place was about 9 miles from "Maiden's Choice," wher e the Shelbys lived, and 3-4 miles northwest from the great stone Fort Frederick, erected dur ing the French and Indian Wars.

    David wrote his will 10 Apr 1765, probated 28 Mar 1771. Names wife Susannah, children Ezekiel , Letitia Shelby, Sarah Cockburn, Joseph and Mary Warford.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:07

    Marriage 1 Susannah DAVIS b: ABT 1700
      1. Has No Children Mary COX b: ABT 1720 in Washington Co., MD
      2. Has No Children Sarah COX b: ABT 1720 in Washington Co., MD
      3. Has No Children Joseph COX b: ABT 1720 in Washington Co., MD
      4. Has Children Ezekiel COX b: 1722/1728 in Washington Co., MD
      5. Has Children Letitia COX b: 1723/1725 in Frederick Co., MD
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