COX Family

First Generation

1. Andrew Jackson1 Cox (#15372) was born in Near Sterrett, Shelby Co., Al 6 Nov 1884. Andrew died 28 Feb 1950 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 65 years of age. His body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Fannie Elizabeth Isbell before 1910. (Fannie Elizabeth Isbell is #15371.) Fannie was born in Shelby Co., Al 9 Sep 1886. Fannie was the daughter of Godfrey 'Bud' Daniel Beauregard Isbell and Nancy Elizabeth 'Nan' Brasher. Fannie died 2 Aug 1951 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 64 years of age. Her body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. At 19 years of age Fannie became the mother of Lollian Cox in Shelby Co., Al, 5 Feb 1906. At 22 years of age Fannie became the mother of Rena Cox in Shelby Co., Al, 12 Dec 1908. At 26 years of age Fannie became the mother of Brillian C. Cox in Shelby Co., Al, 10 Jan 1913. At 32 years of age Fannie became the mother of Lavada 'Vada' Gevonda Cox in Shelby Co., Al, Oct 1918. At 44 years of age Fannie became the mother of Andrew "Chester" Cox in Martintown, Shelby Co., Al, 10 May 1931.

At 21 years of age Andrew became the father of Lollian Cox in Shelby Co., Al, 5 Feb 1906. At 24 years of age Andrew became the father of Rena Cox in Shelby Co., Al, 12 Dec 1908. At 28 years of age Andrew became the father of Brillian C. Cox in Shelby Co., Al, 10 Jan 1913. At 33 years of age Andrew became the father of Lavada 'Vada' Gevonda Cox in Shelby Co., Al, Oct 1918. At 46 years of age Andrew became the father of Andrew "Chester" Cox in Martintown, Shelby Co., Al, 10 May 1931. Birth and death dates from tombstone. Andrew was the son of William Cox and Carlina "Lina" Brasher. He was a saw mill operator and a farmer. They lived at Vandiver on Hwy. 43. The house has since been torn down. Andrew underwent exploratory surgery for what was thought to be appendicitis, cancer was found. He lived his last two weeks with his daughter, Rena, in Birmingham where he died.

Andrew Jackson Cox and Fannie Elizabeth Isbell had the following children:

child 2 i. Lollian2 Cox (#15373) was born in Shelby Co., Al 5 Feb 1906. Lollian died 14 Sep 1976 in Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al, at 70 years of age. His body was interred in Forest Crest Cem., Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al. He married Unknown Aline. (Unknown Aline is #15374.) Unknown was born in St. Clair Co., Al. Unknown died Apr 1993. Her body was interred in Forest Crest Cem., Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al. Lollian was on the 1920 Dunnavant school census at age 14, birthdate given as 2/5/1906. He had completed grade four. Lollian and Aline had four children, all of whom were born dead or just lived a few minutes. Two of them are buried at Unions Hills FBC Cemetery and two are buried at a cemetery on Wolf Creek Road. (Need name) They all had heart problems. Lollian was sitting at the table eating when he had a heart attack and died.

child 3 ii. Rena Cox (#15375) was born in Shelby Co., Al 12 Dec 1908. Rena died 5 Nov 1967 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 58 years of age. She married L. W. 'Bill' Martin. (L. W. 'Bill' Martin is #15376.) L. was born in Martintown, Shelby Co., Al. (See L. W. 'Bill' Martin for the continuation of this line.) Rena was on the 1920 Dunnavant school census at age 11, birthdate given as 12/12/1909. She had completed grade two. All of Rener's children live out of state, maybe Little Rock or California. After Bill's death, Rener remarried.

child + 4 iii. Brillian C. Cox was born 10 Jan 1913.

child 5 iv. Lavada 'Vada' Gevonda Cox (#15384) was born in Shelby Co., Al Oct 1918. Lavada died May 1993 at 74 years of age. Her body was interred in Forest Hill Cem., Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al. She married Furman B. Salser. (Furman B. Salser is #15385.) His body was interred in Forest Hill Cem., Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al. (See Furman B. Salser for the continuation of this line.) Annie was not sure about name of cemetery. Vada remarried after Furman's death to Herman Beachum. May have remarried after Herman.?

child + 6 v. Andrew "Chester" Cox was born 10 May 1931.

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