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Walter Clyde Cox Family Photo Album






Walter Clyde Cox, son of Jeremiah Farrow Cox & Mary Susan White, was born in Hyde Co., NC on Nov. 1, 1869 and died Jan. 23, 1955 in Columbia, Tyrrell Co., NC [see his tombstone in Oakdale Cemetery, Beaufort Co., NC;  his obituary and his death certificate].  His 1st marriage was to Ella Olivia Brooks in Hyde County on May 5, 1895 and they had 5 daughters (as seen below).  Ella, born in Lake Landing, NC on July 19,  1872, was the daughter of Caleb Jackson Brooks & Pembrook Gibbs of Hyde County.  Ella died on Sept. 15, 1933 and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery [see tombstone].  Walter's 2nd marriage circa 1941 was to Blanche B. (Griffin) Lewis, daughter of John O. Griffin & Caroline PierceBlanche was born April 19, 1884 and died Nov. 17, 1948 [see tombstone in Oakdale Cemetery and death certificate].







 Ada May Cox & Northan Oscar Marshall

Ada May Cox
(Feb, 16, 1896 Hyde Co. - Dec. 28, 1982 Durham, NC) married Northan Oscar Marshall circa 1914.  Ada & Northan are buried in Oakdale Cemetery in Beaufort Co., NC.  Northan Oscar Marshall was the son of John Oscar Marshall (1865-1913) and Mary Margaret "Molly" Boomer (1870-1962).  The photo on the left was possibly taken on their wedding day.

 Cottie Lee Cox





Cottie Lee Cox (Oct. 24, 1897 Hyde Co. - Feb. 23, 1989 Southern Pines, Moore Co., NC) married 1st George Henry Sullivan (1894-1954) circa 1917 and 2nd William Coker O'Neal of Darlington, SC (1899-1974) on July 22, 1959.  Cottie and her 2 husbands are buried in Maplewood Cemetery in Wilson, NC.  One of Cottie's son's obituary can be seen here.

 Lula Belle Cox & Dallas Marion Bridgman




Left Photo: Lula & Dallas on their Wedding Day - 1922

Lula Belle Cox (Nov. 28, 1901 Fairfield, Hyde Co., NC - Sept. 15, 1979 Washington, Beaufort Co., NC) married Dallas Marion Bridgman (1899-1976) in Hyde Co. on June 10, 1922.  Lula & Dallas are buried in Oakdale Cemetery in Beaufort Co., NC [see their tombstone].  Dallas was the son of Riddick Gatlin Bridgman (1875-1953) & Ruth W. Overton (1878-1963).



 Geneva Pearl Cox & Lloyd Raphael Latham

Geneva Pearl "Neva" Cox (Apr. 15, 1907 Lake Landing, Hyde Co. - Dec. 9, 1989 Washington, Beaufort Co., NC).  She married Lloyd Raphael Latham (1904-1979) circa 1935.  They are buried in Oakdale Cemetery in Beaufort Co., NC.

 Thelma Gray Cox





Thelma Gray Cox (Oct. 24, 1909 Lake Landing, Hyde Co. - Sept. 1, 1993 Wilmington, New Hanover Co., NC) married 1st Cecil Harrison Sawyer (1909-1982) circa 1929.  They divorced in Wilmington, NC on Nov. 6, 1972.  Thelma married 2nd Henry Winford Blackburn (1914-2000) in Wilmington, NC in Nov. 26, 1978.  Thelma & Henry are buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Wilmington, NC


Thelma Gray Cox

Left to right: Thelma Cox; Lula Belle Cox [sitting on the hood] and Cottie Lee Cox  [Date not known but possibly a 1928 Model A Ford in the background and likely taken during the winter because of the coats they're wearing.]

Left to right: Thelma & Geneva Cox

Photos and information kindly provided by Mary Baxter Bridgman and Lloyd Sullivan, grandson of Cottie Lee Cox Sullivan O'Neal.  No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research.  Images are for personal use only, not for redistribution.

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Kay Midgett Sheppard