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William G. COX
Ms. __?__
Sarah CARRICO
Husband:  William G. COX
Birth:  1794/5, KY
Death:  4 Jan 1876, Willow Hill Twp., Jasper Co., IL
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  John COX (1765-1837), England > Sullivan Co., IN
Mother:  Susannah "Susan" A. GROOM (c1775->1850), VA > Sullivan Co., IN
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Ms. __?__
Birth:  1790-1800
Death:  1840-45, presumably in Sullivan Co., IN
Marriage-2:  ca. 1844/5
Wife:  Sarah CARRICO
Birth:  1816/7, Knox Co., Indiana Territory [now Sullivan Co., IN]
Death:  1884, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. ca. 1836/7, John COWDEN
Father:  Reason CARRICO
Mother:  Elizabeth ENGLE
Children with Wife-1 born in IN:
1.  (Daughter A) COX, b. 1815-20
2.  (Son A) COX, b. 1815-20
3.  (Daughter B) COX, b. 1820-25
4.  (Son B) COX, b. 1820-25
5.  (Son C) COX, b. 1825-30
6.  Isaac Jackson COX, b. 4 Nov 1829

Said to have had a son, Israel, who is presumably one of the above.

Children with Sarah CARRICO born in Sullivan Co., IN:
7.  Margaret Jane COX, b. 1845/6
8.  Joseph W. COX, b. Oct 1850
9.  Martha Jane COX, b. 1855/6
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Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Indiana Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-228):  not found.  The Sullivan Co., IN, Courthouse burned in 1853, destroying almost all of the pre-1850 marriage records.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  there are five William COX'es in Indiana, but none in Sullivan Co.

3.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #43 of 76; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 IN Sullivan Co. Roll 26 p. 178 Ln. 15 Wm G Cox 211 001 - 011 001
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1825-1830 = Isaac (b. 1829/30)
= Son C
1 male 5-9 1820-1825 = Son B
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = Son A
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = William (b. 1794/5)
1 female 5-9 1820-1825 = Daughter B
1 female 10-14 1815-1820 = Daughter A
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Wife-1
Listed next to Henry PAGETT on one side; and, on the other side, listed two households from Reason CARRICO (father of his future wife, Sarah). 

4.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19-20 of 90; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 IN Sullivan Co. Roll 94 pp. 58B-59A Ln. 31 William G. Cox 020 110 100 - 000 100 100 0300000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 5-9 1830-1835 = Son D 
= Isaac (b. 1829/30)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Son B
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Son A
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = William (b. 1794/5)
1 female 15-19 1820-1825 = Daughter B
1 female 40-49 1790-1800 = Wife-1 
3 persons employed in agriculture
Listed two lines after Theophilus PADGETT, who is one line after Henry PADGETT; listed four lines before Reason CARRICO (father of his future wife, Sarah). 

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 72):  District No. 105, Hadan [Haddon] Twp., Sullivan Co., IN, Roll M432_173, p. 204A, 76/78, enumerated 9 Aug 1850, official 5enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
William G Cox 55 M   Farmer 1000 Ky
Sarah Cox 33 F       Ia
Isaac J 20 M   Labourer   Ia
Margaret J  4 F       Ia
Joseph 10/12 M       Ia
Eliza Cowden 12 F       Ia
Eliza COWDEN is Sarah's daughter by her first husband.   Given the age gap between Isaac and Margaret and the age difference between William and Sarah, it seems fairly certain that Isaac is William's son by a former wife and that Margaret is his first child with Sarah. They are listed two households from Theophilus PADGETT.

6.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #34 of 51):  Carlisle P.O., Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN, Roll M653_298, p. 740, PN 34, 236/236, enumerated 16 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Wm G Cox 66 M   farmer 1000 500 Ky
Sarah  " 41 F         Ind
Joseph  " 10 M         do
Margaret " 14 F         do
Martha  4 F         do

7.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 40):  Willow Hill P.O., Willow Hill Twp., Jasper Co., IL, Roll M593_232, p. 378B, PN 6, 47/43, enumerated 19 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Cox William 76 M W Farmer 2000 600 Kentucky
___ Sarah 54 F W Keeping House     Indianna
___ Joseph 20 M W works on farm     Illinois
___ Martha 13 F W       Illinois

8.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 27):  Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN, Roll T9-0313, p. 585B, PN 10, SD 4, ED 327, enumerated 8 June 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 11 13 24 25 26
87 87 Booker M J W F 20   /   Hs wrk Ind Ind Ind
    ______ S J W F 20 Sis /   " " " "
    ______ C W W M 17 Bro /   Far " " "
    Cox Sarrah W F 58 Mother   / Hs wrk " Ky Ky
Sarah is the BOOKER children's grandmother, not their mother.  They are listed next to the children's mother, Elizabeth (COWDEN) BOOKER, who is Sarah's daughter from her prior marriage.

9.  Archives of the CARRICO-L and TRIMBLE-L mailing lists (online at RootsWeb.com).

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