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Cox Family History & Genealogy

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Cox Last Name History & Origin

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Summary

Possibly derived from c*** or coch, and means "from the hills" , or from cocc, which means the little", or derived from coch, meaning "the Red". An early record of the surname dates from 1556 with the marriage of Alicea Cox at ST. Martin in the fields, Westminster, London

History

The surname Cox is derived from the Gaelic "Mac an Choiligh" which means son of the c***" or "Son of the Rooster" the name was often Anglicized as Cox.

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Early Coxes

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Ann Elizabeth (Cox) Morse was born on June 14, 1607 in Georgeham, England United Kingdom, and died at age 70 years old on March 8, 1678 in Newbury, Massachusetts United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Ann Elizabeth (Cox) Morse.
Sarah (Cox) Jarvis was born circa 1743 in Henrico, Virginia United States. She was married to John Field Jarvis, and had a child Joseph Jarvis. Sarah Jarvis died at age 86 years old on January 8, 1830 in Bedford, Bedford County. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sarah Jarvis .
Enoch Cox was born on March 18, 1757 in Guilford County, North Carolina United States. He was in a relationship with Gertrude Cox, and had a child Rebecca Hannah Cox. Enoch Cox died at age 83 years old on March 28, 1840 in Grayson County, VA. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Enoch Cox.
Gertrude Cox was born in 1759 in Guilford County, North Carolina United States, and died at age 71 years old circa 1830 in Hendricks County, IN. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Gertrude Cox.
Curd  Cox
Curd Cox was born in 1762. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Curd Cox.
Griffin Cox was born on June 8, 1778 in Cardiff, Wales United Kingdom, and died at age 74 years old on August 8, 1852 in London, England. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Griffin Cox.
Sheila (Trethowan) Cox was born on October 2, 1780 at The Cornwall Historic Hotel 39 Cameron St, in Launceston, England United Kingdom, and died at age 70 years old on May 2, 1851 in London, Greater London County. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sheila Stephanie (Trethowan) Cox.
Rebecca Hannah (Cox) Hiatt was born on November 19, 1786 in North Carolina United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Rebecca Hannah Cox.
Mary Cox
Mary Cox was born in 1794, and died at age 60 years old on April 22, 1855. Mary Cox was buried in Tennessee United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mary Cox.
John Cox was born on March 28, 1794, and died at age 7 years old in 1801. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Cox.
Sarah Elizabeth (Cox) Bowser was born on July 1, 1803, and died at age 73 years old on April 16, 1877 in Valley Falls, Jefferson County, Kansas United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sarah Elizabeth Cox.
Samantha (Cox) Allen was born on September 26, 1806 in London, England United Kingdom, and died at age 92 years old on November 29, 1898 in London. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Samantha Stephanie (Cox) Allen.

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James Almon Cox
He served his country in the military for 20 Yrs. Retiring as a CWO4
Osmon Cox is the father of James Almon Cox. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Osmon Cox.
Mary Virginia (Albright) Cox was born on December 25, 1949 to Urban Jerome Albright and Margaret Mary Albright, and has siblings Patricia Ann Albright, Jerome Urban Albright, Dolores Ann Stevens, Kathryn J. Albright, and Diane Taylor. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mary Virginia Cox.
Albert Ernest Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on January 25, 1897 in Bairnsdale to Hetty Skinner Cox and Edward Maskell Cox. He had siblings Evelyn Hetty Cox, Edward William Cox, Hilda May Cox, and Rose Ellen Cox. Albert Cox married Alice Annie Sluce in 1919, and died at age 93 years old in 1990.
Alice Annie (Sluce) Cox of Williamstown, City of Hobsons Bay County, VIC Australia was born on September 13, 1896 in Williamstown to Charles Augustus Sluce and Catherine "Kitty" Mcnab Sluce. She had siblings Charles William Matthew Sluce, Mary Grace Sluce, John Alexander Sluce, Athelstan Alfred Sluce, William "Willie" Mcnab Sluce, Leslie James Sluce, Cecil George Sluce, and Sydney Stanley Sluce. Alice Cox married Albert Ernest Cox in 1919, and died at age 72 years old in 1968.
Eliza Rebecca (Baines) Cox of Traralgon, Latrobe City County, VIC Australia was born in 1882 in Mirboo to Wallace William Joseph Baines and Fanny Hobson Perrin. She had siblings Herbert "Bert" William Baines, Frederick "Fred" Sidney Baines, William Joseph Baines, and Ernest Wallace Baines. She married Cabburn James Cox in 1906, and had children Westrop "Wes" Wallace Cox, William "Willie" Alexander James Cox, and Kathleen "Katie" Frances Baines Cox. Eliza Cox died at age 80 years old on June 16, 1963 in Traralgon.
Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox of Hillside, VIC Australia was born on January 17, 1864 in Gipp to Mary Ann Latham Scott and James Richardson Scott. She had siblings George Robert Scott, Charles Alfred Scott, Annie Elizabeth Jarrold Scott, William James Scott, and Roy Francis Scott. She married Westrope Alfred Cox in 1888, and had children Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Chaston William Cox, Mary Latham Cox, Percival Alexander James Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Colin Campbell Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, and Clara Emily Cox. Helena Cox died at age 71 years old on July 23, 1935 in Hillside.
Mary Latham Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on November 22, 1893 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. She had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, and Annie Elizabeth Cox. Mary Cox died at age 83 years old on March 22, 1977 in Bairnsdale.
Annie Elizabeth (Cox) Hocking of Melbourne, VIC Australia was born on July 28, 1897 in Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. She had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Annie Hocking died at age 77 years old on April 27, 1975 in Melbourne.
Keith Cabburn Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on September 6, 1903 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. He had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Keith Cox married Alura Maud Muller in 1930, and died at age 65 years old on March 8, 1969 in Bairnsdale.
Chaston William Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on April 27, 1892 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. He had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Chaston Cox died at age 76 years old in March 1969 in Bairnsdale.
Percival Alexander James Cox of Calulu, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on July 12, 1895 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. He had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Percival Cox married Annie Elizabeth Lory in 1922, and died at age 68 years old on October 26, 1963 in Calulu.
Jessie Kate (Cox) Wakefield of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on July 16, 1889 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. She had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Jessie Wakefield died at age 73 years old on July 19, 1962 in Bairnsdale.
Peter Scott Cox of Lindenow, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on April 28, 1898 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. He had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Clara Emily Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Peter Cox married Edith Beatrice Scott in 1924, and died at age 58 years old on August 6, 1956 in Lindenow.
Clara Emily Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on September 17, 1904 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. She had siblings Colin Campbell Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Clara Cox died at age 89 years old on October 28, 1993 in Bairnsdale.
Colin Campbell Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born on July 8, 1899 in Bairnsdale to Westrope Alfred Cox and Helena Ashton (Scott) Cox. He had siblings Clara Emily Cox, Peter Scott Cox, Jessie Kate Cox Wakefield, Percival Alexander James Cox, Chaston William Cox, Keith Cabburn Cox, Annie Elizabeth Cox, and Mary Latham Cox. Colin Cox married Margaret Vera Wakefield in 1927, and died at age 81 years old on February 13, 1981 in Bairnsdale.
Rose Ellen Cox of Bendigo, Greater Bendigo City County, VIC Australia was born on July 13, 1903 in Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County to Hetty Skinner Cox and Edward Maskell Cox. She had siblings Evelyn Hetty Cox, Edward William Cox, Hilda May Cox, and Albert Ernest Cox. Rose Cox died at age 80 years old on May 31, 1984 in Bendigo, Greater Bendigo City County.
Hilda May Cox of Coongulmerang, VIC Australia was born on April 23, 1908 in Coongulmerang to Hetty Skinner Cox and Edward Maskell Cox. Hilda Cox has siblings Evelyn Hetty Cox, Edward William Cox, Rose Ellen Cox, and Albert Ernest Cox. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Hilda May Cox.
Edward William Cox of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born in 1892 in Bairnsdale to Hetty Skinner Cox and Edward Maskell Cox. He had siblings Evelyn Hetty Cox, Hilda May Cox, Rose Ellen Cox, and Albert Ernest Cox. He married Mary Grace Sluce in 1915, and had children Hilda Grace Cox, Charles Edward Cox, and Edna Mary Cox. Edward Cox died at age 79 years old on April 20, 1972.
Evelyn Hetty (Cox) Steen of Parkville, VIC Australia was born on January 27, 1891 in Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County to Hetty Skinner Cox and Edward Maskell Cox. She had siblings Edward William Cox, Hilda May Cox, Rose Ellen Cox, and Albert Ernest Cox. Evelyn Steen married John Steen in 1918, and died at age 71 years old on August 1, 1962 in Parkville.

Popular Cox Biographies

Claire Cox
Claira Ann Paeai Hisatake, later known as Claire Cox, was born to Jack Joseph Hisatake (1921 - 1987) and Lealofisa Matalena Hisatake (1922 - 20110). Both parents were born in American Samoa. Claira had three brothers, including Jack and Joseph. Claira Hisatake married Jon Claybourne "Big Jon" Cox (1942 - 2007) in June of 1968 in Hawaii. They had one daughter, Leah. A teacher and still married, Claire Cox was the girlfriend of Hollywood actor James Stacy of "Lancer" fame. The couple were taking a motorcycle ride in the Hollywood Hills when they were struck by a drunk driver. Claire died the next day and James lost his left arm and left leg as a result of the accident. However, the accident report does not blame a drunk driver as the cause of the accident. The city of Los Angeles was sued because " As they - Claire and James - entered a sharp curve on the mountain road, their motorcycle was struck by a car coming from the opposite direction" . . . the city attorney advised that "the road at the scene of the accident narrows from 21 ft to less than 11 ft. . . . " and "although there is a traffic sign warning motorists of a curve, there was no indication the pavement narrowed . . . nor any lane dividers" . He thought that because of these factors, the city was liable. In 1976, the Los Angeles City counsel voted to give a a $200,00 settlement to James Stacy. Claire's heirs received $25,000. When filing the suit against the city, James Stacy asked for $10 million and the heirs of Mrs. Cox asked for $800,000. When she died, Claire was still the wife of Jon C. Cox, who was living in Sherman Oaks CA and was the mother of Leah Cox. She was also survived by her father Jack, her mother, Lealofisa and her 3 brothers. Claire lost her life in the accident and the course of James Stacy's life was drastically altered. To see what happened to him next, see James Stacy’s Life Changed Forever in 1973.
Mary Francis Cox
Mary Francis (Hanes) Cox was born on September 25, 1843. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mary Francis Cox.
Courteney Bass Cox
Courteney Bass Cox was born on June 15, 1964 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama United States. She was married to David Arquette on June 12, 1999 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California and they later divorced in 2013 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. Courteney Cox has a child Coco Riley Arquette. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Courteney Bass Cox.
Elizabeth (Major) Cox
Elizabeth (Major) Cox was born in September 1841, and died at age 74 years old in May 1916. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Elizabeth (Major) Cox.
Robert Cox
Robert P Cox was born on November 29, 1890. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Robert Cox.
Ora Mabel Goates
Her correct surname is Goates. Ora Mabel Goates was the daughter of Asa E. "Ace" Goates and Rhoda Jane Pack. She was born on December, 1906 in Copeland, Van Buren,Arkansas and died on September, 1983 in Hughson, Stanislaus, California. She was married to Clyde R. Cox on November 8, 1926 in Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico. Her obituary was listed in The Porterville Evening Recorder of Tulane County, California on December 15, 1983. They had at least one child. He was Billie Eugene Cox who was born August 4, 1927 in Bosque, Texas. Her Find-A-Grave Memorial is # 76008970
John J Cox
John J Cox was born on January 30, 1915. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John J Cox.
Pauline Frances (Cox) Barbee
Pauline Frances (Cox) Barbee was born on March 15, 1923 in Virginia, Cass County, Illinois United States. She was married to Wilkins Barbee, and they were together until Pauline's death on October 8, 2007. Pauline Barbee had children Harold Barbee and Debra (Johnson) Barbee.
he had a sister VIOLET WHITE BORN 1885 INVERCARGILL NEW ZEALAND . mother Janet rae good never married violets father samuel white

Janet Rae Janet Rae (Good) Cox of Richmond Australia was born in 1864. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Janet Rae Good Cox.
Cleta F. Cox
Cleta F Cox of Hood County, TX was born in 1952, and died at age 55 years old on March 13, 2008.
Buman Cox
Buman Cox of Ellijay, Gilmer County, GA was born on July 17, 1928, and died at age 68 years old on April 3, 1997.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Gaynelle Cox.
Jack Russell Cox
Jack Russell Cox was born on June 1, 1937 at Oklahoma in Oklahoma United States, and died at age 3 years old on April 28, 1941 at Oklahoma. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Jack Russell Cox.
Arthur Cox
Arthur Cox of Indiana was born on April 22, 1876, and died at age 89 years old in August 1965.
Sylvia Diane (Cox) Stacy of 250 knob drive, in Carrollton, Carroll County, Georgia United States was born on September 5, 1952 in Ellijay, Gilmer County to Buman Cox and Nellie Ray Cox. Sylvia Stacy has siblings Michael Buman Cox, Roger Dana Cox, Jackie Lynn Cox, and Tony Gerald Cox. Sylvia's partner was Michael Rogers, and they had a child Michael Dana Reece. Sylvia's partner was Charles Fuller Reece, and they had children Sherry Mae Reece, Robert Franklin Cox, and Anthony Lynn Reece. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sylvia Diane Cox.
Mildred Lois Cox was born on February 16, 1932 in Decker, Knox County, Indiana United States, and died at age 40 years old on August 20, 1972 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, CA. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mildred Lois Cox.
Roger Dana Cox
Roger Dana Cox was born on September 28, 1955 in Ball Ground, Cherokee County, Georgia United States to Buman Cox and Nellie Ray Cox, and has siblings Sylvia Diane Cox, Michael Buman Cox, Jackie Lynn Cox, and Tony Gerald Cox. Roger Cox married Barbara Ann (Stansell) Cox on September 28, 1979, and has a child Tonya Michelle (Cox) Stover. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Roger Dana Cox.
Nellie Ray Cox was married to Buman Cox, and has children Sylvia Diane Cox, Roger Dana Cox, Michael Buman Cox, Jackie Lynn Cox, and Tony Gerald Cox. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Nellie Ray Cox.
Marcelene Cox of Pittsboro, Chatham County, NC was born on June 24, 1899, and died at age 99 years old on October 23, 1998.

Cox Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Cox family member is 72.0 years old according to our database of 97,184 people with the last name Cox that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

72.0 years

Oldest Coxes

These are the longest-lived members of the Cox family on AncientFaces.

Wayne Cox was born on August 10, 1851, and died at age 123 years old in April 1975. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Wayne Cox.
123 years
David Cox was born on June 26, 1851, and died at age 122 years old in January 1974. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember David Cox.
122 years
Charles Cox was born on August 17, 1862, and died at age 115 years old in October 1977. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Charles Cox.
115 years
Franky Cox was born on April 6, 1860, and died at age 115 years old in December 1975. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Franky Cox.
115 years
Cecile A Cox of Beardstown, Cass County, IL was born on August 30, 1889, and died at age 111 years old on November 25, 2000.
111 years
Williard Cox was born on August 13, 1866, and died at age 109 years old in February 1976. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Williard Cox.
109 years
Virginia Cox of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas was born on August 1, 1874, and died at age 107 years old in February 1982.
107 years
Catherine Cox of Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland was born on January 15, 1873, and died at age 108 years old in July 1981.
108 years
Annie V Cox of Piney Creek, Alleghany County, NC was born on January 11, 1895, and died at age 108 years old on February 8, 2003.
108 years
Marie T Cox of Bridgewater, Rockingham County, VA was born on April 6, 1902, and died at age 108 years old on June 21, 2010.
108 years
James Cox of Beulah, Phelps County, Missouri was born on November 27, 1879, and died at age 107 years old in February 1987.
107 years
Eudora Cox of Houston, Harris County, Texas was born on November 2, 1877, and died at age 107 years old in October 1985.
107 years
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Injury to lower Extremity. Anterior and Posterior Dematomysitis. Proper Meds administered. Injury incurred during military duty.
MY GRANDMOTHER WAS LOTTIE BELL COX, HER MOTHER WAS BETTY MAE PARKS COX 1889-1958 AND SHE WAS MARRIED ON 12-23-1915. TO OTIS ALVIN COX 1888-1952. WE ALSO HAVE TRAVELSTEADS IN OUR FAMILY . UPTON,GRAY,EDWARDS, PARKS, WATSON ARE OTHER SURNAMES RELATED.
It was July 12, 1996. Our son had went on third shift were he work so he could spend more time with his 9 month old daughter and wife. We all tried to get him to stay on second shift, because we knew he would always go to work weather he had sleep are not. That was just the way he was. He was 21 years old. But any where he had ever work wanted him back. He was a very good worker. He went on third shift on Monday July 8,1996. He was going home on Friday July 12, 1996 when he went to sleep at the wheel in front of the Spottsville,Ky school. His wife and her mother come up on the wreck on there way to to town. They wouldn't let her near him because they didn't know her or him. Beside's they were trying to save his life. They lifeflifgted him to the hospital in Evansville,Indiana. But it didn't do any good. He died that morning.
RE: General Cox of Powhatan County, VA

I found page 38 that mentions the other plantations

An Adventure in Faith, By James Solomon Russell of
Virginia

Published by Morehouse in 1936

Page 38

The St. Paul campus is full of interest, and it’s
historical background reaches back into ante-bellum
days, when the present site of the school was one of
the four plantations in the county owned by General
Cox of Powhatan County, an absentee landlord.

The plantations were Arthur Creek, Rose Creek, which the
school bought; Meherrin, and Pea Hill. Rose Creek was
a sort of supply station for the breeding and training
of slaves, from whence they were sent to other
plantations as needed. The General, in his periodic
visits to the county, made his headquarters at
Meherrin, where he had a stone house for his
residence. Rose Creek and Pea Hill had substantial log
houses for the overseerers, and mud and dirt houses
for the slaves.
All the plantations had these mud houses, and for
many years they were the center of much attraction on
our campus. Rose Creek had over a dozen and the others
nearly as many, some single and some double.
Until a few years ago, the houses here were still
standing in a fait state of preservation, but in the
last two or three years, they have fallen to the
ravages of time and the elements. Those at Pea Hill
met the same fate, but the Meherrin houses are still
in excellent condition and habitable.
These mud houses preserved traditions of the
ancestral homes of the Negro in Africa, both in
appearance and in materials. Board frames were first
put up in the size of the intended house. The mud
moistened, worked to the proper consistency, and mixed
with straw to secure adhesives, and then poured and
rammed into the chamber between the boards. The walls
were allowed to dry, and the top, usually clap boards
or shingles of heart pine, put on. Great care had to
be taken to protect the walls at the point of
structure with the roof from dripping water, which if
allowed to seep through, would soften them, and soon
cause decay. After the walls had hardened sufficiently,
the enclosing boards were removed. In most cases the
mud walls were kept whitewashed, a and in the course
of time the huts took on the appearance of a beautiful
white stone structure, the illusion being most
effective on moonlit nights.
On first coming into sight of Meherrin, around a turn
in the road, the solid fortress-looking stone house of
the owner, situated on an elevation overlooking the
Meherrin River, and surrounded by what in the distance
seems to be the stone houses of the retainers,
suggests a feudal castle of the old days. He dirt
houses on the School’s farm have crumpled into
nothing-ness and they and their site are now part of a
wheat field.




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