Forebears and Kinfolks

Richard C. Stokes (1845-1924)

Richard Caswell Stokes, known as “RC,”is my great grandfather (my mother’s grandfather). He was born on July 17, 1845, in Chatham County’s Bear Creek area, one of seven children born to Jerman (sometimes Jarman or…

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Thomas Cox (1736-1809)

Thomas Cox, brother of my 5th great grandfather Harmon Cox, is also my 5th great grandfather. Here’s how: Thomas and Harmon are brothers, sons of William Cox. (William, Jr, John, and Solomon were the other…

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Benjamin Moody (1767-1854)

Benjamin Moody is my 4th great grandfather. He was born in 1767 Orange County, NC (now Chatham County), one of eleven children of William Moody. His mother’s name is unknown. Since census records show he…

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Harmon Cox (1723-1812 or 1813)

Harmon Cox, my 5th great grandfather, was the son of William Cox and Catherine Kinkey/Kankey. He was born Feb 18, 1723 in New Castle County, Delaware Colony, one of ten children born to William and…

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William Cox (1692-1767)

William Cox my 6th great grandfather (paternal) was born December 11, 1692, in New Castle area of the Delaware colony. Circumstantial evidence suggests William’s parents are either John Cox and Rachel Embree Carr or William…

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