Historical Rosters Database
Fleet W. CoxRoster ID 263
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1849|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Fleet Cox, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 15, 1824, in Westmoreland Co., Va. Father- Downing Cox; Mother- Eliza Maria Sisson. Pat. Grandfather- Fleet Cox; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Downing. Mat. Grandfather- William Sisson; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Muse. 1st marriage- Sarah Elizabeth Muse; one child- William Cox. 2nd marriage- Mary Elizabeth Turner; 1st child- Eliza Cox; 2nd- Fleet Cox; 3rd- James Cox; 4th- Samuel Cox; 5th- Gerald Cox. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 25, 1845. Graduated on July 4, 1849. Military Record: Civil War, Lt. Col., 40th Virginia Infantry Regt. Career: Lawyer, Teacher. Died- March 17, 1888, in Westmoreland Co., Va.|