Special People Section - Majedy Mark Cox, son of Catherine Pickingill

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Majedy Mark Cox  ( 1875 – ? )

 

 

30.          MAJEDY MARK COX   was born March 19, 1875 in Fitzroy, Carleton County, Ontario Province, Canada.  He was the only child of his parents to be born in Canada.

 

Father:           George Cocks

Mother:           Catherine Pickingill            (No. 10)

 

From the Birth record, we have the following information:

Division of the Township of Fitzroy

No. 35. Stamped No. 002449

When Born.                               19th March 1875
Name.                                       Majedy Mark Cox
Sex.                                          M.
Name of Father.                         George Cox
Maiden Name of Mother.             Catherine Pickingill
Profession of Father.                  Laborer
Informant.                                  X his mark George Cox Laborer Fitzroy
When Registered.                     15th April 1875.

 

In 1881, “Mijordee” M. Cox, age 6, was living with his parents in Fitzroy, Carlton, Ontario, Canada.

From the 1881 Census of Fitzroy, Carlton, Ontario, we have the following:

Name - Marital Status - Gender - Ethnic Origin - Age - Birthplace - Occupation - Religion

George Cox                   M         Male       English       50   England    Brickmaker     Methodist Canada
Katherine Cox                M         Female   English       45   England                          Methodist Canada
George Charles Cox                   Male       English      20   England    Brick Maker   Methodist Canada
William Henry Cox                     Male       English      18   England    Brick Maker   Methodist Canada
Edmund Cox                             Male       English      13   England                          Methodist Canada
Emmir Cox                                Female   English        8   England                          Methodist Canada
Mijordee M. Cox                        Male       English        6   O (Ontario)                     Methodist Canada

Next door to the Coxs were Madjedie’s Uncle and Aunt, William and Martha Smith.  William Smith was a Brick Maker.

 

In 1891, Madjedie Cox, age 16, was living with his parents in the area of Nipissing and Himsworth South, Muskoko and Parry Sound, Ontario Province, Canada.

From the 1891 Census of the above described place, we have the following:

W 324  enumerated the 6th day of April 1891

Name - Sex - Age - Marital Status - Relationship to Head - Birthplace - Birthplace of Father - Birthplace of Mother - Religion - Occupation -  Can Read - Can Write

Cox  George      M      63 M    -     England   England   England      Ch. Of England  Farmer   -   -
         Katherine   F    59 M   W                                                                                            /   /
         Emma      F     19       D                                                                                            /   /
         Madjedie  M   16       S       Ont                                                                                  /   /

 

In 1901, Madjadie Cox, age 26, a Sectionman, was living with his mother in the village of Powassan, Himsworth (North-South), Muskoka and Parry Sound, Ontario Province, Canada.

From the 1901 Census of the above described place, we find the following:

Village of Powassan

Name - Sex - Race - Relationship to Head - Marital Status - Birthdate - Age - Birthplace - Year of Immigration - Occupation

Cox   Cathrine         F   W   Head    M   [20] Feb 1834       57   England  1874
        Majadie M    M   W   Son       S   [9]   March 1875   26   Ont                      Sectionman

 

Majedy Cox married MABEL F. FINCH on November 25, 1907 at Powassan, Parry Sound County, Ontario Province, Canada.

From the Marriage record, we have the following information:

No. 26.  Stamped No. 016736

Name of Groom                    Cox, Marjordie                     Name of Bride                            Finch, Mabel F.
Age                                     33                                       Age.                                         20

Date of Marriage                   Nov. 25th, 1907.
Place of Marriage                 Powassan

Residence when Married       Powassan                            Residence when Married          Powassan
Place of Birth                       Fitzroy Harbor                      Place of Birth                           Powassan
Bachelor or Widower            B.                                        Spinster or Widow                    S.
Occupation                          Sectionman on Railroad        Occupation                              Farmer’s daughter
Name of Father                    George Cox                         Name of Father                        William James Finch
Maiden Name of Mother        Catharine Pickingill              Maiden Name of Mother             Ellen Louisa Gills
Religious Denomination        Church of England                Religious Denomination            Church of England

Names and Residences of Witnesses           Hiram Cox - Powassan
                                                                  Eliza Alston - Powassan

By Whom Married                                        Rev E. M. Rowland
By License or Banns                                    L.
Date of Registration                                      Nov. 30th, 1907.

 

In 1911, Madjedie Cox and his family were living in Powassan, Ontario Province, Canada.  Madjedie’s widowed mother, Catherine Cox was living with them.

From the 1911 Census of Powassan, Ontario, we find the following:

Name  /  Sex  /   Relationship to Head  /   Marital Status  /  Birthdate  /  Age  /  Birthplace  /  Occupation   /  Race  /  Nationality  /  Religion  /  Occupation

Cox   Ma[       ] M.       M    Head         M      March 1874   37      O             English    Canadian   Anglican  [----]
         [           ]            F    Wife           M      Dec    1888   23     O             English    Canadian   Anglican
         [           ] H        F    daughter      S      Nov    1909     2       O            English    Canadian   Anglican
        Catherine            F    mother        W      Feb    1832   79       England  English    Canadian   Anglican

The censuses of Canada are generally poor, as far as being able to read them, and the 1911 census was the worse of them.

 

 

 

CHILDREN OF MAJEDY MARK AND MABEL F. (FINCH) COX

 

 

51.          IRENE COX  was born November 1908 in Powassan, Parry Sound County, Ontario Province, Canada.

In 1911, Irene Cox, age 2, was living with her parents in Powassan, Parry Sound County (see above for details in the census).

 

Irene Cox died at the age of 8 years and 3 months on February 28, 1917 in Powassan, Parry Sound County, Ontario Province, Canada.

From the Death record, we have the following information:

SURNAME of Deceased.                                   Cox
Christian Name.                                                Irene
Sex.                                                                 Female
Age.                                                                 8 yrs 3 mths.
Date of Death.                                                   Feb. 28th 1917
Place of Birth.                                                   Powassan
Place of Death, ….                                            Powassan
Place of Burial.                                                  Powassan
Occupation.                                                       child
Single, Married or Widowed.                                 --------
Name of Father.                                                 Majordee Cox
Maiden Name of Mother.                                      Mabel F. Finch
Cause of Death, if known.                                    Septic Endorditis
Name of Physician who attended Deceased.        Dr. Dillane
Name of Informant.                                             Marjodee Cox
Address.                                                           Powassan
Date of Return.                                                  Mar. 1st 1917

(extra information from Physician’s Return of Death)

Disease Causing Death.                                    Septic Encorditis
Duration.                                                          one week
Physician’s Name.                                            R. H. Dillane
Address.                                                          Powassan
Date of Return.                                                 Mar. 1st 1917

 

 

Sources:

1.     1875 Birth record of Majedy Mark Cox.  Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1909, Carleton, 1875, Image No. 25, Ancestry.com.  Original Page No. 298, County of Carleton, Division of Township of Fitzroy.  April 17, 2009 Friday 2:42 PM

2.     1881 Census of Canada, Ontario, Carleton, Fitzroy.  From online Familysearch.org database.  Original source: FML Film 1375867, NA Film No. C-13231, District 108, Sub-District I, Division 1, Page No. 39, Household Number 160. Household of George Cox.  April 8, 2009 Wednesday 3:00 PM.

3.     1881 Census of Canada, Ontario, Carleton, Fitzroy.  From online Familysearch.org database.  Original source: FML Film 1375867, NA Film No. C-13231, District 108, Sub-District I, Division 1, Page No. 39, Household Number 159. Household of William Smith.   April 8, 2009 Wednesday 3:05 PM.

4.     1891 Census of Canada, Ontario, Muskoka and Parry Sound, Nipissing and Himsworth South, Image No. 35, Ancestry.com.  Original Page No. 69, Lines 9-12, Household of George Cox.  April 8, 2009 Wednesday 3:15 PM.

5.     1901 Census of Canada, Ontario, Muskoka and Parry Sound, Himsworth (North-South), Image No. 9, Ancestry.com.  Original Page No. 9, Lines 13-14, Household of Cathrine Cox.  April 8, 2009 Wednesday 3:26 PM.

6.     1907 Marriage record of Majordie Cox and Mabel F. Finch.  Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924, Parry Sound, 1907, Image No. 86.   Ancestry.com.  Original Page No. 247, No. 26, Stamped No. 016736.  April 29, 2009 Wednesday 8:24 PM.

7.     1911 Census of Canada, Ontario, Perry Sound, Sub-district 16, Powassan, Image No. 1, Ancestry.com.  Original Page No. 1, Lines 37-40, Household of Ma[    ] Cox.   April 8, 2009 Wednesday 3:40 PM.

8.     1917 Death record of Irene Cox.  Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1934, Parry Sound District, 1917, Image No. 128, Ancestry.com.  Original Page No. 185.  May 8, 2009 Friday 8:55 PM.

 

 

Last updated May 10, 2009  Sunday 1:47 PM

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth

 

 


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