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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

John Alexander Wilcox[1, 2]

Male 1819 - 1864  (44 years)


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  • Name John Alexander Wilcox 
    Born 28 Apr 1819  Snow Hill, Greene, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Political 1851 - 1853  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States House of Representatives, Mississippi. 
    Public Service
    Public Service
    Residence 1860  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Political 18 Feb 1862  Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Confederate States Congress, Texas. 
    Died 7 Feb 1864  Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Re-interment. Wilcox was originally buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond.
    Findagrave Memorial for John Wilcox
    Findagrave Memorial for John Wilcox
    Created by: SLGMSD
    Record added: May 19, 2009
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 37274312
    Person ID I13861  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2015 

    Family Mary Emily Donelson,   b. 31 Aug 1829, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1905, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Andrew Donelson Wilcox,   b. 20 Nov 1854, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1903, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
     2. Mary Rachel Wilcox,   b. ca. 1858, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1917, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1819 - Snow Hill, Greene, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - United States House of Representatives, Mississippi. - 1851 - 1853 - Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Confederate States Congress, Texas. - 18 Feb 1862 - Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Feb 1864 - Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S135] NCpedia, (Raleigh, North Carolina: The Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina), online., http://ncpedia.org/biography/wilcox-john-alexander.

    2. [S207263] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005, (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 20xx), online., http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000457.
      "WILCOX, John A., a Representative from Mississippi; born in Greene County, N.C., April 18, 1819; moved to Tennessee; attended the common schools; moved to Mississippi and settled in Aberdeen; secretary of the State senate; served in the Mexican War as lieutenant, adjutant, and lieutenant colonel; elected as a Unionist to the "Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress; moved to Texas in 1853; member of the Confederate Congress; died in Richmond, Va., February 7, 1864; interment in Hollywood Cemetery."

    3. [S007837] Headstone, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia.

    4. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: San Antonio Ward 3, Bexar, Texas; Roll: M653_1288; Page: 404; Image: 336; Family History Library Film: 805288.
      Name: J M Wilcox
      Age in 1860: 40
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Birthplace: N Car
      Home in 1860: San Antonio Ward 3, Bexar, Texas
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: San Antonio

      J M Wilcox 40
      M E Wilcox 28
      A D Wilcox 5
      M R Wilcox 2
      R J Davidson 23