"George Cox of the Parish of Swinefleet in the Diocese of York, Bachelor and Elizabeth Laverack of this Parish, Spinster were married at this church by license" dated 7 Dec 1833. They each made their marks (X).
Place : Saint Mary, Kingston Upon Hull, Yorkshire, England.
Place: Washington United Church Cemetery, near Washington, Blenheim township, Oxford county, Ontario, Canada
Place: Lot 20, Con 14, Blenheim Township, Oxford County, Canada.
Note NI01115George Coxson was the personal coachman for the Laverick's of Laverick Hall Farm. Lady Elizabeth Laverick was engaged to marry a sea captain. George and Elizabeth fell in love and married against her family's wishes. Around 1835, they left England and emigrated to Canada. They came to settle at Lot 20, Con 14 in Blenheim Twp, Oxford County, Canada.
Found in the Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register Vol. 1, pages 177 and 179 for the district/county of Brock/London in the area of Blenheim Township were the following baptisms of the children of George and Elizabeth:
Heedy (Edith) born: 16 Oct 1836
William born: 08 Sep 1838
Catherine born: 16 Sep 1840
George born: 21 Aug 1842
Aaron born: 21 Dec 1844
all baptized on 01 Feb 1845 by Rev. Peter Ker at Dumfries
Robert Henry born: 10 Mar 1844
John (the first) born: 10 Jan 1847
both baptized on 16 Jul 1849 by Rev. M. Witing at Dumfries
(This son, John died before his third birthday.)
John (second) born: 24 Feb 1851
baptized on 18 May 1851 by Rev. H. Biggar at Dumfries
Found in the 1852 Census of Canada West/Oxford/Blenheim:
Coxon, Geo Farmer England Wesleyan Methodist 55 M
Coxon, Elizth None England Wesleyan Methodist 39 F
Coxon, Mary Ann None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 17 F
Coxon, Eady None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 15 F
Coxon, Wm None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 13 M
Coxon, Cathe None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 11 F
Coxon, Geo None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 9 M
Coxon, Aaron None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 7 M
Coxon, Robt None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 2 M
Coxon, John None Canada West Wesleyan Methodist 1 M
A son, Andrew was born in 1854 and a daughter, Minnie Ann was born in 1856.