Cynthia Ann (Forster) Cox (1897)
COX, HAINS, MARSHALL, SHRIVER
Posted By: Pat Hochstetler
Date: 8/7/2008 at 08:54:15
Semi Weekly Madisonian
Tuesday, May 18, 1897
Death of Mrs. Jonathan Cox
Mrs. Jonathan Cox, of Douglas township, died yesterday morning, at the age of 78 years. The family were early settlers in this county, where they have been always highly esteemed as upright, conscientious people, good neighbors and honorable citizens. The funeral is held this afternoon, being postponed to permit the arrival of her son, Linley Cox, of Lamar, Colo., and her daughter, Mrs. Belle Marshall, of Kearney, Neb.
Thursday, May 20, 1897
Mrs. Cynthia Cox, wife of Jonathan Cox, of Douglas township, died Sunday morning. She was a lady of the most estimable character, about 80 years old, and the family are among the oldest settlers in Madison county. Deceased is a sister of Mrs. Captain Shriver.
The Winterset News
Friday, May 21, 1897
Page 8, Column 1
Mrs. Jonathan Cox died at her home on North river, north of the city Sunday morning after an illness of only a few days. She was seventy-eight years old. She has been in feeble health for a number of years.
Mrs. Cox came to Madison County in the fifties and has resided here ever since.
She was a sister of Mrs. W. R. Shriver, of the city. Her brother, Milton Forster, and sister, Mrs. Ellen Hains, both of Des Moines, and her children, Mrs. Belle Marshal, of Nebraska, and Lindsay Cox, of Lemar, Colorado, were present at the funeral which occurred Tuesday afternoon.
Coordinator's note: First and middle name taken from gravestone.
Madison Obituaries maintained by Linda Griffith Smith.
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