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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Benton Cox

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This is Benton Cox's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Benton's genealogy below.

Benton Cox
13 Jan 1839 - 18 Oct 1895
Benton - Missouri

Brother of Thomas Ashbury Cox, John Sidney Cox, Elizabeth Cox, Sarah Prudence (Cox) Howser, Emily (Cox) Howser, William Lewis Cox, Amanda Ellen (Cox) Sullivan, Joseph Cox, James Cox, Henry Cox, Nancy Matilda (Cox) Cram and Laura Sophrona (Cox) Tipton

Husband of Martha Elizira (Mckinney) Cox

Father of James Arthur Cox, Ida Louise (Cox) Beasley, Emma Jane (Cox) Butler, William Thomas Burton Cox and Lizzie Florence (Cox) Williams

Travis Elias Cox ancestors
07 Apr 1811 - 27 Feb 1876
Elias Cox ancestors
1786 - abt 1829
Botetourt County, Virginia, United States
* John Henry Cox ancestors
abt 1758 - 1806
* [Cox g-g-grandfather?]
* [Cox g-g-grandmother?]
* Rebecca Dunn ancestors
1759 - 1831
* William Dunn III more treemore tree ancestors
1726 - aft 1800
* Diana Unknown ancestors
1730 -
Prudence Scantlin ancestors
abt 1788 - abt 1860
Virginia, United States
* [Scantlin great-grandfather?] *
* [Scantlin great-grandmother?] *
Elizabeth V Mcswain ancestors
1822 - 18 Jun 1839
Kentucky, United States
Thomas Mcswain ancestors
18 Feb 1792 - 21 May 1851
North Carolina, United States
* William David McSwain ancestors
22 Jul 1762 - 09 Dec 1838
Colony of Carolina
* David McSwain more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1725 - abt 1780
* Susanna Hamrick more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1746 -
* Judith Moore ancestors
10 May 1757 - 1831
Colony of Carolina, North America
* John Moore ancestors
abt 1718 -
* Mary Molly Leake more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1715 -
Selena W Hall ancestors
08 Jan 1793 - Oct 1874
South Carolina, United States
* James Hall ancestors
1773 - 1824
South Carolina
* John Hall more treemore tree ancestors
1737 - 01 Mar 1784
* Harriet Prudence Patterson ancestors
1743 - 13 Aug 1839
* Selena Kelly ancestors
1772 - 07 Mar 1803
Wake - North Carolina - Colonial America
* William Stark Kelly ancestors
17 Mar 1739 - 13 Dec 1824
* Mary Frances Durham more treemore tree ancestors
05 May 1756 - 14 Feb 1830

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Benton's family history.

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Ancestor List for Benton Cox ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Benton along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Benton's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Benton gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Benton's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Benton's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Benton's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Benton and Henry VIII? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Images of Benton photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Benton yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Coxs
This page shows all the Coxs on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Benton. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Cox DNA Connections and COX G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Benton - Missouri on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Boliver (Polk) - Missouri - USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of Benton
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see Benton's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Cox-9239 is Benton's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Cox-9239 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Benton and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for Benton on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Benton's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Benton's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Benton's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Benton's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Benton or have a Cox family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Cox surname index, etc. The white dot for Benton indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Benton's DNA
If Benton's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Benton's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Benton's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Benton's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Benton and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Benton.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Benton's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Benton
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Benton and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Benton's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Benton's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Benton. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Benton's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Benton or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Benton's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Benton's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Benton, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.

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