Mary Cox (1843 - 1913)

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Mary Cox
1843 - 1913
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1843
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1913
Bendigo, Australia
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Bendigo, Australia
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Mary Cox was born in 1843. She was born to Mcgovern James Cox and Margaret Mcgovern Cox. She died in 1913 in Bendigo, Australia at age 70.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Mary Cox passed away in 1913 in Bendigo, Australia at 70 years old. She was born in 1843. She was born to Mcgovern James Cox and Margaret Mcgovern Cox.

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In 1843, in the year that Mary Cox was born, on May 22nd, an estimated 700 to 1,000 pioneers set out from Missouri on the Oregon Trail. Called "The Great Migration of 1843", the wagon train often had to build roads or float down rivers.

In 1851, by the time she was just 8 years old, on May 15th, the first of many Australian gold rushes was publicized. Because the California Gold Rush had caused many Australians to emigrate to California, Australia decided that the gold found in Australia should be publicized, rather than suppressing the news as earlier finds had been.

In 1885, by the time she was 42 years old, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

In 1894, by the time she was 51 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1913, in the year of Mary Cox's passing, the Philippine‚ÄďAmerican War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

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