Anna C. COX

Female 1861 - 1936  (74 years)


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  • Name Anna C. COX  [1, 2
    Born 17 Aug 1861  Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870  Living with parents in Union Twp., Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1880  Living with parents in Union Twp., Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1900  Living with husband in Madison, Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 28 Feb 1936  Winterset, Madison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried North McDonald Cemetery, Winterset, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • FIND A GRAVE -

      w/o Albert R.
      d/o Eli & Mary (Mills)

      Winterset Madisonian-Winterset, Iowa
      March 5, 1936

      Death of Mrs. A. R. Duff

      Mrs. A. R. Duff, long time resident of Madison county, died at her home in the northeast part of Winterset, Friday, February 28th after a ten day illness with heart trouble and complications. She was 74 years of age. Mrs. Duff had been in poor health for some time, but her condition was not regarded as serious until she suffered the heart attack on February 19th.

      Mrs. Duff, who was the former Anna Cox, was a daughter of Eli and Mary Cox, pioneer settlers of this county, She was born here August 17, 1861. Early in girlhood she joined the United Brethren church _____she transferred her membership to the United Presbyterian church and was an active member until her death.

      With the exception of two years in Montana, her entire life was spent in Iowa and most of it in Madison county, where she leaves a large circle of friends.

      Mrs. Duff leaves her husband and their one son, Thornton Duff of Winterset, and one granddaughter, Phyllis Duff. She also is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Martha Criss and Mrs. Amanda Greenwood of Winterset and Mrs. Ella Guiberson of Anaconda, Montana; and two brothers, Alfred Cox of Winterset and Milton Cox of Riverside, Washington.

      Her funeral services were conducted at the United Presbyterian church, Sunday, March 1, at 2 o'clock by the Rev. W. G. Robertson pastor and burial in the United Brethren cemetery northeast of Winterset. Mrs. Duff had asked that six of her nephews serve as pall bearers at her funeral. These were-Joe Brittain, Albert Sole, Howard and Willard Criss, Sylvanus Cox and Guiher Greenwood.
    Person ID I13374  Main Tree

    Father Eli COX,   b. 28 Aug 1825, Clinton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1885, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary MILLS,   b. 28 Oct 1826, Hamilton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1909, Madison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 30 Jul 1846  Warren, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F24856  Group Sheet

    Family Albert R. DUFF,   b. 26 Feb 1854, Gurnsey County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1940, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1888  [2
    Children 
     1. Clarence Thornton DUFF,   b. Aug 1892, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F25443  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S04109] 1870 Census Union, Madison County, Iowa.

    2. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    3. [S04110] 1880 Census Union Twp., Madison County, Iowa.

    4. [S04123] 1900 Census Madison, Madison County, Iowa.

    5. [S03966] Ancestry.com: Family Trees - Mills Family Tree by leermills.