Lemon Cox1

#14953, (circa 1832 - )
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Horatio F Cox1 (c 1803 - b 1873)
Mother*Rebecca Johnson1 (c 1808 - 1889)


Harriet _____ b. c 1834
Child 1.Edwin C Cox+3 (1856 - )
Marriage*He married Harriet _____.2 
Birth*circa 1832He was born circa 1832 at OhioG.1 
24 September 1850He appeared on the census of 24 September 1850 in the household of Horatio F Cox and Rebecca Johnson at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 18, b. OH; nei. W W, fam. 852.1 
21 June 1860He and Harriet _____ appeared on the census of 21 June 1860 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; neis. Horatio and Rebecca Coc, fam. 367; Walter R Johnson (37), fam. 369.3 
between 2 May 1864 and 1 September 1864He was between 2 May 1864 and 1 September 1864.4 
24 June 1870He and Harriet _____ appeared on the census of 24 June 1870 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; neis. Horatio and Rebecca Cox, fam. 384; Walter Cox (30), fam. 385; Walter R Johnson, fam. 387.2 
17 July 1872He was mentioned in the will of Horatio F Cox on 17 July 1872 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.5 
1890He appeared on the census of 1890 at Fruit Hill, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.4 
30 September 1890In Louisa J Cox's will dated 30 September 1890, Lemon Cox was named as an heir.6


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Horatio Cox (47), b. VA, farmer, real estate value $4000; Rebecca (42), b. OH.
  2. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Lemmon H (38), blacksmith, b. OH; Harriett (36), keeping house, b. SC, real estate value $2000.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. L H (27), blacksmith, b. OH, real estate value $500; Harriet G (26), b. SC.
  4. [S1327] Schedules Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1890, Microfilm Publication M123; 118 rolls, Record Group 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online FamilySearch.org, OH, Hamilton Co., Anderson Tshp., p. 3, img. 3/17, line 31. Lemon Cox, fam. no. 201; Serg., Co. H, 138th Ohio Infantry; enlistment 2 May 1864, discharge 1 Sep 1864, svc. 4m 3d; address Fruit Hill, Hamilton Co. OH.
  5. [S1678] Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Hamilton Co., Wills, Vol 37-38, 1873-1874, img. 318/699. Will and probate record of Horatio F Cox. Will dated 17 Jul 1872; names "beloved wife" executrix and heir to the farm for her natural life; at her death all to be sold and proceed distributed to children Pannell T Cox, Lemon M Cox, Louisa J Cox and Walter S Cox. Witn. Charles and R L Wright, proved 24 Apr 1872.
  6. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, Vol. 53, pp. 254-257. Mentions brother Lemon, and gives all personal effects to her sister-in-law Harriet G Cox (unless otherwise devised), including a gold watch and chain, and a gold ring with "my sister's initial thereon"; to niece Fanny Wood, a set of silver spoons with "my sister's initial (S.J.C.) thereon" and one pair of gold earrings; to Marshall P Cox, a gold ring; to niece Alice Cox, one lamp; to niece Jesse Cox, "my bible" at the old homestead; to Harriet A Cox, widow of Panel, "the feather bed in the upstairs bed room of the old homestead"; to John Coffey, in trust for brother W S Scott, one-third of money on hand; to brother Lemon M Cox, one-third of all money and real estate; to the children of brother Panel, one-third of all money and real estate; to nephew Edwin C Cox, a set of silver spoons. "I cannot suffiently acknowledge my love and gratitude to me dear sister-in-law Harriet G Cox for the kind and devoted care and attention received at her hands and the hands of my brother Lemon and his family." Names friend C C Johnson of Forestville executor. Signed 30 Sep 1890. Witnesses Ida May Cox and Josie Homan [Howan?].