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By Randall S. Treadway

     Welcome to my Wilcox Genealogy Page.  This is my wife Vickie's line.   I have worked on this line for many years now. Most all of the information herein is from the Boone Co., Courthouse records, Census Records, Tax Poll records, and headstone information, and from Tina Keister. I believe the information below is correct, but If you find any discrepancies, please email me.  This site is dedicated to my wonderful wife Vickie, and my children.  Enjoy your stay.

     Please remember each bit of information found here, or elsewhere, must be researched and proven by weight of evidence, via you, the researcher.

Descendants of Isaac Wilcox/son

*****************1st Generation*****************    

     Isaac Wilcox/son was born on 15 December 1794 in Kentucky, the son of Daniel Wilcoxson and Sarah Faulkner?  Isaac was a soldier during the War of 1812.  He married Nancy Herron on 04 May 1819 in Kentucky. Nancy was born on 28 February 1804 in Nelson Co., Kentucky, the daughter of Samuel Herron and Alice/Elce Coombs/Coombes.  Isaac was listed in the 1810 Nelson Co., Kentucky Census by himself, and in the 1820 Bardstown, Nelson Co., Kentucky Census records with his family. He and his family migrated from Kentucky to Indiana.  He owned 160 acres of land on 03 August 1826 in section 27, another 80 acres on of land on 15 May 1829 in section 2, another 80 acres of land on 20 July 1829 in section 23, and another 40 acres of land on 16 October 1832 in section 23, all in Franklin Co., Indiana.  Their family was listed in the 1830 Montgomery Co., Indiana Census. They later migrated to Illinois.  Isaac and Nancy were listed in the 1860 Biggsville, Henderson Co., Illinois Census as living with their son William Henry Wilcox. Nancy was living with her son William in the 1870 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census, and with her son Samuel in the 1880 Henderson Co., Illinois Census Records.  Nancy had lived in Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa with her family, and then went back to Illinois.  Tina Keister sent me information from a letter she had wrote to her son William.  Below is the letter: 

Feb. 19, 1884

Dear children,

     It is with pleasure that I seat myself to write you a few lines to let you know that I got home alright my things come alright and I am to housekeeping again. I am well and hope these lines will find the same it musty and raining and has been ever since I been here. Tell Ham that I want him to send me the rest of my things that I left there. Well Johnny what did you have for grounds writing out here the was you did . If I had known this I would have come home if I had to beg my way as you wrote that I didn't have no money and Abe stunk. Johnny I had money and Abe didn't stink Johnny and if I keep my senses you will never be bothered with me again. I am at home and if I had a m___ what I do now. I would have lived with some of the other children and if you want pay for me staying just say so. 

     Henry I am so sorry that I went back with Ham tell the boys to do the best they can about the money I lent them. Tell Hamilton I have got home and have not got my things to look at all scattered and I don't no where but I will do the best I can I do want to know how Ellen and Mary is I want to hear from you all. Well Henry I don't no what to say about what I left there but do what you think best. Well children I want you to do what you think best Tell Sammy to jump on the car and come over and see us all you must tell Joe to write and let me know how Ellen and Mary is and all the rest of the friends is I do wish I had all my things that I left out there times her is dull and it is cold and raining and the ground is covered with it and it is 
raining and fresh as it fell. Abe is at home and is so glad he can set in his own house and eat at his own table. Abe says tell Johnny he don't stink any worse than he does 

     How glad I am that I have got home on _____ if I only had my things at home. Would be glad but will not pay to send them back I will do the best I can . Will buy and get along the best I can I am well and me and Abe is setting by my stove and ain't in no body's way and never will be again. Henry I don't know what to say about those papers I left with you I do want you to do what you think is best. Tell Betsy I think of her often how is Mattie getting along and Loutisha and all the rest of the folks out there. I will close hoping to hear from you.

From Nancy Willcox to Henry Willcox 
write soon

      Isaac died on 01 May 1865 and Nancy died on 26 January 1887.  They both are buried in the South Prairie Cemetery, Randolph Co., Illinois.  Their children were (children's birth dates are from Tina Keister. Thank you Tina):

1.  Mary A. Wilcox, born on 17 February 1821 in Hardin Co?, Kentucky.

2.  William Henry Wilcox, (See 2nd Generation), born 01 September 1822 in Hardin Co?, Kentucky.

3.  Sarah Ann "Sally" Wilcox, born on 07 April 1824 in Bardstown, Nelson Co., Kentucky.  She married Isaiah Adair on 12 April 1842 in Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Isaiah was born on 13 February 1820 in Jefferson Co., Indiana, the son of William Adair and Elizabeth "Betsy" Hall.  They were listed in the 1860 Twp 9 N 4 W (under Josaiah), 1870 Twp 9 N R 4 W, and the 1880 Henderson Co., Illinois Census.  Their children were:  Mary E., Martha, Samuel, Flora Elda, Ida R., Julia, James M., William, Beverly R., and Charles Adair. 

4.  Samuel Wilcox, born on 09 September 1826 in Bardstown, Nelson Co., Kentucky.  He married twice.  He married first to Harriet Marshall Hughes.  Their children were:  Francis Marshall, and William Isaac Wilcox.  He married second to Catherine Ducore  Catherine was born ca 1840 in France.  Samuel and his family were listed in the 1860 Twp 9 N R 5 W, 1870 Twp 9 N R 4 W, and the 1880 Henderson Co., Illinois Census.  Samuel is buried in the South Prairie Cemetery, Randolph Co., Illinois.  Their children were:  Joseph, Frederick, Mary B., and Jane Wilcox.

5.  Alice Wilcox, born on 16 October 1828 in Franklin Co., Indiana.  She married John Abbott.  John was born ca 1820 in Indiana.  Their family was listed in the 1860 and 1870 Mercer Co., Indiana Census.  Their children were:  Malinda, Abram, Harriet, Harkness?, Pitner, Clark H., Mary J., and Nancy Abbott. I believe that this family also migrated to Boone Co., Iowa, as their son Clark H. Abbott married in Boone Co., Iowa.

6.  James Wilcox, born on 19 December 1830 in Franklin Co., Indiana.

7.  Mary Wilcox, born on 12 February 1832 in Franklin Co., Indiana.

8.  Hamilton Wilcox, born on 11 January 1834 in Indiana.  He was in the 91st Illinois Infantry. He married twice.  He married first to Louisa _____.  Louisa was born ca 1833 in Illinois.  Children:  Benjamin F., Henry H., Mary A., Joseph W., William, and Lenora E. Wilcox.  Hamilton married second to Celia.  Celia was born ca 1848 in Illinois.  Their children were:  Nancy, Elmer, Roxy, and John Wilcox.  Hamilton and his family were listed in the 1860 Twp 9 N 5 W Henderson Co., Illinois, and the 1870 and 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records.  Hamilton is buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

9.  Martha Wilcox, born on 20 February 1836 in Indiana.  She married George Adair on 20 November 1851.  George was born ca 1832 in Indiana, the son of William Adair and Elizabeth "Betsy" Hall.  Their family was listed in the 1860 Twp 9 W, 5 N Henderson Co., Illinois Census records, living next door to her brother Samuel.  Children:  Josephine, Milton. and Leroy L. Adair.  George remarried Mrs. Ann E. Bright, and was listed in the 1880 Leon, Decatur Co., Iowa Census records.

10.  Joseph W. Wilcox, born on 04 April 1838 in Illinois.  He was in the 3rd Battery of the Iowa L Artillery. He married Nancy Ellen _____.  Nancy was born on 19 February 1841 in Illinois.  Joseph and his family were listed in the 1860 Twp 9 N 4 W, Hamilton Co., Illinois, and the 1870 and 1880 Boone Co., Iowa Census records.   Joseph is buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa. Nancy died on 15 April 1884 and is also buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa. Their children were:  Michael J., and Clinton Wilcox.

11.  John Wesley Wilcox, born on 09 April 1840 in Warren Co., Indiana.  He married Mary A. Williams on 16 June 1865.  Mary was born on 22 September 1845 in Indiana, the daughter of John and Silva Williams.   John and his family were listed in the 1870 and 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records.  John died on 19 February 1915 in Ames, Story Co., Iowa, and is buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  Mary died on 13 December 1937.  Their children were:  Theodore James, Lettie, Flora, Joseph L., Arlo, Norville, Sylvia, Myrtle, and Richard Wilcox.

12.  Abraham Wilcox, born on 31 January 1842, in Indiana.

13.  Isaac Fletcher Wilcox, born on 09 October 1844 in Indiana.  He married Mary B. Carter on 18 March 1869.  Mary was born on 04 February 1855 in Illinois.  Isaac and his family were listed in the 1870 9 N 4 W, Henderson Co., Illinois, and the 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records.  Their children were:  Adonia Bianca, Arthur A., Estella A., Ira A., Laura E., Byron R., Helen B., Edgar S., and Gladys H. Wilcox.

14.  Nancy E. Wilcox, born on 13 August 1847 in Indiana.

*****************2nd Generation*****************    

     William Henry Wilcox was born on 01 September 1822 in Hardin Co., Kentucky.  He married Elizabeth P. Hopper on 24 October 1844 in Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Elizabeth was born on 25 May 1822 in Kentucky, the daughter of James A. Hopper and Harriet Burress.  William was in the 1850 9 N 4 W, Henderson Co., Illinois, the 1860 9 N 5 W, Henderson Co., Illinois, and the 1870 and 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records.   William died on 02 March 1901, and Elizabeth died on 03 February 1901. They both are buried in Franklin Twp. Cemetery, Greene Co., Cooper, Iowa.  Some of the children's birth dates are from the family Bible that William gave Elizabeth on their wedding day sent to me from Tina Keister.  Their children were:

1.  Loutisha A. Wilcox, born on 23 April 1847 in Boone Co., Indiana.  She married Samuel L. Enfield on 16 October 1870 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Samuel was born ca 1848 in Iowa, the son of Samuel and Harriet Enfield.  Their family was listed in the 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records.  Loutisha died on 18 June 1928 in Iola, Allen Co., Kansas.  Children:  Cora, William H., James, Mildred, A. R., Arthur C., Charles M., and Clifford Enfield.

2.  Nancy White Wilcox, born on 28 March 1849 in Illinois.  She died on 28 January 1872 and is buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

3.  Mary Ellen "Mattie" Wilcox, (See 3rd Generation), born on 01 February 1851 in Peoria, Illinois.

4.  Sarah Ann Wilcox, born ca 1852 in Illinois.  She died on 28 January 1869, and is buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

5.  John Calvin Wilcox, born ca 1855 in Illinois.  He died in 1930 and is buried in Franklin Twp. Cemetery, Cooper, Greene Co., Iowa.

6.  Harriet Wilcox, born 02 November 1857 in Illinois.  She died on 14 December 1871.

7.  William Henry Wilcox, born on 02 November 1857 in Illinois.  He died in 1937 and is buried in Franklin Twp. Cemetery, Cooper, Greene Co., Iowa.

8.  James Douglas Wilcox, born on 04 September 1860 in Illinois.  He died in 1927 and is buried in Franklin Twp. Cemetery, Cooper, Greene Co., Iowa.

*****************3rd Generation*****************  

     Mary Ellen "Mattie" Wilcox married Thomas Bundy

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