The name ‘Cox’ originates from England . It is derived from the hypocoristic suffix ‘coke’, which was attached freely to almost any given name to create a pet form , It was also also derived from the occupational term ‘cok’ meaning Cook. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Cox’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Coc de Slepe’, from Salop, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Samuel Cox’, sailed from the Port of Plymouth,England, aboard the ship named the ‘Laurent’ on the 26th of December 1774 , arriving in Grenada on the 3rd of January 1775. ‘John Cox’, a member of the family from Scottish-Irish descent, who were among the pioneers in Londonderry, New Hampshire, went with ‘Rogers’ Rangers to Londonderry, Vermont, on the 9th of November 1750. His son ‘John Cox’,… Coat of arms: Erminies, three cock’s legs erased at the thigh proper in pale, between t…
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