John Coxen1

#33288, (circa 1837 - 29 January 1876)


Elizabeth Butler b. 1841, d. 1881
Children 1.Sarah Coxen5 (c 1865 - )
 2.Mary Coxen5 (c 1866 - )
 3.William Coxen5 (c 1868 - 1901)
 4.Hattie Coxen5 (1871 - )
 5.Jane Elizabeth Coxen+6 (c 1874 - 1916)
 6.Harris L Coxen4 (c 1876 - 1903)
John Coxen was also known as Cockson (variant.) 
Birth*circa 1837He was born circa 1837 at New BrunswickG.1 
Marriage*2 February 1864He married Elizabeth Butler, daughter of Michael Butler and Sarah Fillmore, on 2 February 1864 at Nova ScotiaG.1,2 
1871He and Elizabeth Butler appeared on the census of 1871 at Sackville Par., Westmoreland Co., New BrunswickG.3 
Death*29 January 1876He died on 29 January 1876 at New BrunswickG.4 
Burial*February 1876He was buried in February 1876 at Westcock Cemetery, Westcock, Sackville Par., Westmoreland Co., New BrunswickG.4 


  1. [S2806] Nova Scotia Births Marriages and Deaths, online Marriage Bond No. 21, 4 Feb 1864. John Coxen and Elizabeth Butler, both of Sackville.
  2. [S133] Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Registration Division, Marriages (Sch. B.), Return of Clergyman: James Butler, age 27, farmer, b. and res. Botsford, son of Thomas Butler and Catherine Sweeney, and Jane Coxen, age 17, res. Botsford, b. Sackville, dau. of John Coxen and Elizabeth Butler, marr. at Thomas Butler's residence 7 Feb 1892 by P Bradley, Cape Bald; witn. Thos. Butler and Catherine Butler.
  3. [S84] 1871 Canada Census. John Cockson (33), b. NB, English descent, Church of England, house joiner; Elizabeth (29), b. NB, English descent, Church of England.
  4. [S1746] Southeastern Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, compiler, Cemeteries of Westmorland County (Moncton, New Brunswick, 2007-2009), Sackville Vol., p. 131. Shared monument. John Coxen, d. 29 Jan 1876, age 42 / his wife Elizabeth, d. 20 May 1881, age 30 / Erected by his sister Mary E McLean / (side) J William, d. St. Louis 20 Nov 1901, age 34 / Harris L, d. Boston 20 Apr 1903, age 27 / Charles C, age 11 mos / Sons of John and Elizabeth Coxen.
  5. [S84] 1871 Canada Census.
  6. [S133] Westmorland County, Marriages (Sch. B.): Marr. rec. of Jane Coxen, dau. of John Coxen and Elizabeth Butler, 1892, q.v.