The name 'Cox' originates from England . It is derived from the hypocoristic suffix 'coke', which was attached freely to almost any given name to create a pet form , It was also also derived from the occupational term 'cok' meaning Cook. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive's has confirmed that the surname 'Cox' and or it's variant's, dates as far back as the 13th century were a 'Coc de Slepe', from Salop, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive's confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain 'Samuel Cox', sailed from the Port of Plymouth,England, aboard the ship named the 'Laurent' on the 26th of December 1774 , arriving in Grenada on the 3rd of January 1775. 'John Cox', a member ...
Erminies, three cock's legs erased at the thigh proper in pale, between two roses gules barbed and seeded, also proper in fesse. Mantling gules and argent. Crest-On a wreath of the colours, a demi-wolf or, holding in the dexter paw a cock's leg proper. Motto-"Amor vincint omnia.
Erminies, three cock's legs erased at the thigh proper in pale, between two roses gules barbed and seeded, also proper in fesse. Mantling gules and argent. Crest-On a wreath of the colours, a demi-wolf or, holding in the dexter paw a cock's leg proper. Motto-"Amor vincint omnia".
Blazon of family Cox in England. Source: Emigrants from England to the American Colonies 1773-1776 by Peter Wilson Coldham.
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