The Author's Maternal Ancestry
Sample-Vaughan Family Ancestry
Stanley-Cox Family Ancestry
Ethel Pearl Cox was a daughter of William Marmaduke Cox (1865-1946), and Rosetta Bird "Rosie", nee Clark (1866-1927). Their other children include (with one "adopted"):
Top Row standing left to right: Isa Ann Hunter, Rosie Mae Cox, Ethel Pearl Cox, Joseph Smith Clark, Frank Marion Stanley, Morris "Choc" Battiest. Sitting center: William Marmaduke Cox Center Standing: Joseph Marion Cox. Sitting in rocker right of William: Rosetta Bird (Cox) Clark. 1904 Oklahoma, Indian Territory.
Before his death, Rosetta Bird Clark married to David Newt Hunter (1864-1885) on December 14, 1882, in Barry County, Missouri, and mothered two daughters: Isa Ann "Icey" Snow, nee Hunter (1883-1968), and Clara Agnes Hill, nee Hunter (1885-1959).
Ethel Pearl Cox was born on April 27, 1890, in Butterfield Township, Barry County, Missouri, and died August 7, 1977, in Compton, Los Angeles County, California. She was buried at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Los Angeles County, California.