Looking for more info on Samuel Cox, died 1890s in Mississippi

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I believe he was born in the early 1820s in Kentucky or Tennessee. Not to be confused with his son Samuel Wesley Cox
WikiTree profile: Samuel Cox
in Genealogy Help by anonymous G2G Crew (700 points)
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This findagrave information would need confirmation

Samuel Wesley:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23476781 says his mother is Amanda Ferguson

Samuel William Cox (father) says he had two wives: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23476779

Source: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4G9-P7Q : accessed 2 June 2016), S Wesley Cox in household of Saml Cox, Blackhawk, Carroll, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 20, sheet 57D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0642; FHL microfilm 1,254,642.

Saml Cox            Self     M     56     Tennessee,
Amanda Cox     Wife     F     52     Mississippi
S Wesley Cox     Son     M     20     Mississippi

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (771k points)
+1 vote

From the names of the children listed on findagrave -this may be the family in 1860: Police District 5, Carroll, Mississippi,

Source: "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6GH-DLX : accessed 2 June 2016), Charlotte Cox in entry for Samuel Cox, 1860.

Samuel Cox         M     39     Kentucky
Nanda? Cox         F     35     Mississippi
William Cox         M     12     Mississippi
Jane Cox         F     10     Mississippi
Charlotte Cox     M     6     Mississippi
Sarah Cox         F     5     Mississippi
Samuel Cox         M     0     Mississippi

Source: "Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJB7-X394 : accessed 2 June 2016), Samuel Cox, 1896.

Samuel Cox Sr.  Death Record IMAGE at: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GGYY-ZBR?i=4&wc=9B4C-7M1%3A211901501%2C211905201%3Fcc%3D1919687&cc=1919687

Source: "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2ZN-58Y : accessed 2 June 2016), Samuel Cox and Arminda Ferguson, 23 Oct 1847; citing Carroll,Mississippi; FHL microfilm 895,135.

Name     Samuel Cox
Spouse     Arminda Ferguson
Event Date     23 Oct 1847      Carroll,Mississippi

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (771k points)
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He was my second great-grandfather. How can I help you?
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