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The Homer COX and Alice PERRY Family of Lauderdale CO., AL.

Updated September 21, 2009

Alice Marie (Cox) Garrett
garrett-alice@att.net

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Homer Clarence "Jack" Cox and Alice Velma Perry were my Parents. THE PRIMARY SURNAMES in my family file,are: COX, PERRY, BAILEY, CLARK, DEMENT, EMMONS,FELTER, FULKS, GARRETT, HARRIS, HARRISON, HERALD, HILL, JOHNSON, JONES, KING, LOFTEN, LOVELL, MCMURTREY, PATMORE, PIERSON, RIGGS, RITTER, STUTZ-STUTTS, THIGPEN, THOMAS, VICKERS, WRIGHT, ZIMMERMAN

Information for this family file has been collected from census, marriage, and cemetery records, family bibles, diaries of births and marriages, obituaries, Wills and Court records, Genealogy books, genealogy cousins, FTM disks, other websites, word of mouth from family members, ect.

I wish to give my heartfelt thanks, to the many people who have furnished their hard work, research and source documentation, to my family files. I try to double check all records, however, mistakes happen, and if anyone sees an error, please let me know and it will be corrected immediately.

My major project at this time is to find any information on the birth, parents and/or siblings of my elusive Gr-Gr-Grandfather, John Cox, who was born 1808 in North Carolina (Per the 1850 Lauderdale CO., AL Federal Census) possibly at Carthage, Moore CO, NC, where my Gr-Gr-Ggrandmother's father was born, and his father resided. John's Parents were also born in North Carolina; however, I don't know which county for either.

FAMILIES I AM CURRENTLY RESEARCHING: COX/HILL family from NC, who later settled in Lauderdale CO, Florence and Killen, AL. James Hill b. abt. 1726, d. 1811 Moore Co., NC. Son, Hiram Hill b 1744, Hiram's Daughter, Mary "Polly" HILL, b. 1808 Carthage, Moore Co, NC md. John COX, b. 1808, NC; Son, Martin Vanburen Cox b 08/27/35, Moore CO, NC md Mary Elizabeth HARRISON b 5/26/1846 Florence, Lauderdale CO., AL. Martin's Son, William Martin Cox, b 09/17/1869 Killen, AL m. Tamsey Rosilla Wright b May 8, 1876, Lauderdale CO, AL. Searching for parents and siblings of JOHN COX and JAMES HILL; also, spouse of JAMES HILL.

RITTER/STUTTS/WRIGHT/GARRETT families lived in Lauderdale CO, AL. John Ritter b. abt 1775 md. Emmaline Stutts b. abt. 1780; Their Son: John Hiram Ritter b a 1800 Moore CO, md. Catherine Elizabeth "Lizzie" Stutts, b. abt. 1800, Moore CO., NC., both d. Lauderdale CO,AL. Daughter was Nancy Ritter b. 7/25/1825 md. John Wright b. 04/26/1826. Their Son: James Wesley Wright was born 07/02/1850. James md. Rebecca "Becky" Martina Garrett on Dec. 21, 1871 b. 02/12/1850. They were both born in Florence, Lauderdale CO., AL; Married, and later died, and buried in Lauderdale CO, AL. I am Searching for Parents and/or Siblings of John Ritter and Emmaline Stutts.

FULKS/VICKERS: J. William Fulks b. abt. 1810,in TN, m. Nancy Vickers b ca 1816 in AL, the daughter of Green Berry Vickers and Elizabeth 'Becky' Lindsey. Their daughter, Mahala C "Haley" FULKS b 02/16/1846 md Ira Bluford THIGPEN,CSA abt 1861, b 08/10/1836. Both were born in Lexington, Lauderdale CO, AL. They were md. and later died and buried in Lauderdale CO., AL. Searching for Parents/Siblings of the husband, and parents, of Nancy Vickers.

HARRISON/HARRIS family from NC and SC. John Footman Harrison CSA b ca 1750 Westmoreland, VA, md Mary Polly Ray whose father was Luke Ray, Jr. b Prince George, VA; Whose son, Luke Ray HARRISON, b. 02/27/1790 in Wake CO, NC m. Martha (Patsy) HARRIS, b. 1792 in Lancaster Co, SC; and resided in Killen, Lauderdale CO, AL. Searching for Parents and/or siblings of Martha HARRIS.

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