Cox Cemetery Boone County Indiana

The Cox Cemetery is north off of Road 421 on the Breedlove Farm now owned by the Hollidays. It is on "O'Neal Avenue" a country road. It was visited 11/8/1974 by Suzanne Miller & Kay Schuetz. A church there burned.

RECORDS TAKEN FROM TOMBSTONES—Listed in order of death;

King, Elizabeth Died   11/20/1862   wife of Arimstead King   ?-?-22 d.
Collins, William      Died 1/6/1869 20 yr 6m   23 days
Osburn, Elizabeth 11/28/1875 ____
King, Arimstead   Civil War   4/4/1875 87y   3m   22 days
Cox, Benjamin Civil War 7/29/1877 81 y 18 days
Cox, Mary 10/28/1877 2 y        16 days
Davenport, Elva 2/28/1878 20 y 9 m 28 days
Day, Charley 3/28/1878 1 y 7m 28days
Estle, Sarah 12/22/ 1879   43 y   9m   4 days
Rule, Rhode 6/13/1880   48 y 5 m  5 days
Layton, Minnie 1882   3 y 10 m 21 days
Cox, Jenetta 2/15/1886 22 y 11 m   28 days
Anderson, Nancy 12/10/1891 78 y 5 m   6 days
Morris, Sarah 9/15/1886 90 y
Baker, Margaret 3/19/18_   49 y 6m   5 days
J. K.
M. A. C.
BENJAMIN COX - Died July 29, 1877, aged 81 yr, 18 da.
MINNIE LAYTON- dau. A.T. &, Josie Layton, Died Dec. 20, 1882, 3 yr 10 m, 21d.
Daughter of Wm. A. & Anna Cox, Died 10/20/1877, aged 2 yr. 16 da.
small marker MARY .    
small marker JENETTA, dau Wm. A, & Anna
small marker EVELINE, Died Feb. 15, 1886, aged 22 y, 11 m., 28 d.
"Sleep dear children, Thy work is done The mortal pang is past, Jesus has come and borne thee home, Beyond the stormy blast."
ELVA, wife of Wm. Davenport, Died Feb. 28, 1878, aged 20 yr, 9 m, 28 d.
CHARLEY, son of G. W. and Viry Day - Died March 28, 1878 - age 1 y. 7m. 28 d (Next to Elva Davenport's tombstone)
NANCY,   wife of J. (Jesse) Anderson, Died Dec. 10, 1891 - 78 y, 5m, 6 da.
To left of Nancy   (north) a marker)
M. A. C.
WILLIAM B. COLLINS. (Large stone with rose inside circle at top of stone) .
grandson of Elder Wm. BAKER, Died Jan. 6, 1669, 20 y. 6 m. 23 d.
J.K.-----to left (north) a small marker with initials J. K. )
"It was grace that taught     My heart to fear And grace my heart loved   How pleased that grace appear The love I first believed"
ELIZABETH - wife of Aaron Osburn, Died Nov. 28, 1875, 71 y 6 m 5 d.
MARGARET , wife of John H. Baker, died March 19,   ??? Aged 49 y 6 in.5 d.
SARAH, wife of J. Estle  Died Dec. 22, 1879 Aged     45 y. 9 m. 4 d.
NORRIS, SARAH   (Upper 1/2 of tombstone leaning against base) Died Sept 15, 1886, aged 90; years.
RHODA, wife of J. N. RULE.    (Stone faces west—small size marker) died June 13i 1880, Aged 48 yr. 5 mo. 5 da.
Inscription: "Remember friend as you pass by As you are now, once was I As I am now, you soon will be Prepare for death and follow me."
To the north of RHODA is Arimstead King's marker.

Contributed by Kay Schuetz ---Cornelia Cole Fairbanks Chapter of D.A.R.
Documents of Will, Bible, Land and Cemetery Records Daughters of the American Revolution Indianapolis Indiana Cornelia Cole Fairbanks Chapter

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