Biography of L. H. Cox
Tipton County, IN Biographies





L. H. COX, farmer, is a native of Tennessee, and was born May 23, 1822. When he was quite small, his parents removed to Wayne County, Ky., and subsequently located in Johnson County, Ind., where his parents died when he was only ten years old, leaving whim to do for himself. He engaged in farming, and remained there until 1849, when he removed to Tipton County and entered eighty acres near Sharpsville. He cleared sixty five acres of this land, and in 1881 sold it and bought a farm of forty acres, which has about twenty five acres under cultivation. Mr. Cox was married in Johnson County, Ind., August 27, 1848, to Miss Martha Ann Hendricks, a daughter of Squire Hendricks. They have had fifteen children, Almeda, Andrew, Squire T., Mary E., John M., Elisha, Robert E., Enlitious A., Emma L., Laura F., Margaret J. (deceased), Albian (deceased), James F. (deceased) Marcus E. (deceased) and Isaac J. (deceased). Mr. Cox was in an early day a Whig, and of late years has cast his vote with the Republican party.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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