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James Cox
Birth: Jun. 14, 1753
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1810
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

U.S. Congressman, Continental Army Brigadier General. Born in Monmouth, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War he commanded a company of militia at the Battles of Germantown, Monmouth, Germantown and attained the rank of Brigadier General of the Monmouth Brigade. After the war, he was a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1801-07). In 1809, he was elected as a Republican to the Eleventh Congress and served until his death from a stroke at age 57 in New Jersey. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Joseph Cox (1713 - 1801)
  Mary Mount Cox (1715 - 1800)
  Ann Borden Potts Cox (1757 - 1815)*
  Joseph Potts Cox (1778 - 1830)*
  Lewis Cox (1780 - 1835)*
  James Cox (1782 - 1808)*
  Amy Cox Vanderveer (1783 - 1820)*
  Thomas Cox (1787 - 1813)*
  Ezekiel Taylor Cox (1795 - 1873)*
  Morgan R. Cox (1798 - 1881)*
  Horatio Jones Cox (1801 - 1883)*
  Thomas Cox (1742 - 1782)*
  Asher Cox (1746 - 1812)*
  James Cox (1753 - 1810)
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Yellow Meeting House Cemetery
Red Valley
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
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Record added: Aug 27, 2003
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Remembering my 5thGGrandfather, James Cox.
- Patti
 Added: Nov. 18, 2016

 Added: Jan. 19, 2016
Rest in peace, cousin. Thank you for your service to the nation.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Nov. 5, 2015
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