Looking for the missing links!
Looking for family links.
My father was James Ray Woodcox b. 23 Feb. 1937, in Fairmount, Indiana, USA. He died 12 Feb. 2005 in Republic, Kansas. He married: Marita Janelle Jackson Bandy, 14 Jan. 1958, and they had six children. That is another story, for another day.
Here is what I have so far and where I need the help. My Grandfather , George Roy Woodcox Sr. changed the spelling of our last name in 1925, no one in the family knows why or just wont say.
George Roy Woodcock-Woodcox b.12 Aug 1902 d.28 Oct 1986 in GasCity, Ind. He married: Cleo Amanda McAfferty(McCafferty, another spelling change)04 Feb 1927. She died 1984, GasCity, Ind.
They had nine(9) children
1. Marjorie May Woodcox b.15 Sept 1927 d.09 Jan 1930
2. Betty Jane Woodcox b. 02 Mar 1929 d. 20 Sept 1929
3. Living- Woodcox f.
4. Anna Lorene Woodcox b. 25 May 1932 d. 17 Dec 1933
5. Living -Woodcox m.
6. James Ray Woodcox b.23 Feb. 1937 d. 12 Feb 2005
7. William Franklin Woodcox b.12 Dec 1939 d. ?
8. Russle Dean Woodcox b. 06 Mar 1944 d. 09 Mar 1944
9. Living- Woodcox ( my favorite uncle )
George Roy Woodcock-Woodcox Sr. his parents:
Greenville Woodcock & Julia Ann Barbara Nash-Woodcock, Married 21 July 1884. They had six (6) children, Minnie Dallas Woodcock-Dockery, Ernest Lonzo Woodcock, Della Jane Woodcock-Willis, George Roy Woodcock-Woodcox, (Granddad had a twin that only lived a few days),Emmit Jewell Woodcock, Laura Pearl Woodcock-Morgan.
Greenville Woodcock's Parents: Robert Lee Woodcock b. 1 Nov1835, Smith Co.,Tn. d.21 Jan 1913, Grayson Co.,Ky. He married: Martha A. Jones on 10 Aug 1855. Martha was b.1837 Arkansasshe d. 01 Aug 1858. they had two son's, Henry William(Hugh Billy) Woodcock & William T. Woodcock. Robert Lee Woodcock also married: (Lucianna) Anna Woosley on 05 Feb.1859. She was b. 07 Jun 1831 _; Butler Co.,Ky. they had 10 children, Martha Woodcock, (she died in a fire when a cow she was milking kicked over a lantern on to some hay.), Greenville Woodcock, Tearl Woodcock, John Morgan Woodcock, Rhoda Jane Woodcock-Lashley, William Joshua(jw) Woodcock,Mary Elizabeth Woodcock, Robert E. Lee Woodcock, Joseph Franklin Woodcock, & James Curtis Woodcock. Robert Lee Woodcock's Parents are: William Woodcock & Rhoda Elmore. william was b. 1817 in Bedford Co., Va. d. 14 Aug 1852. They married 01 Mar 1837. Rhoda was b.?, they had the following children: Robert Lee Woodock, Francis Marion Woodcock-Key, John Woodcock, Mary Woodcock- Key, Elizabeth Woodcock. Williams' Parents: John B. Woodcock & Lucy Hawkins: Married 20 Aug 1793, Franklin Co. Va. John B. Woodcock b. 1771 d. AFT 1850, smith Co., Tn. Lucy Nell Younger-(widow of Hawkins)-Woodcock b. ca 177? Smith Co., Tn. d.AFT 1840. They had 10 childern: Chesley Woodcock- 1796,Lucy Nell Woodcock-1798, Joseph Woodcock-1800, Eleanor Woodcock-1803, John Woodcock-1806,Cynthia Woodcock-1810,Louisa Maybelle Woodcock-24-Apr-1811,William Woodcock-1817,Andrew Jackson Woodcock-1818, Paris H. Woodcock-1825/26. John B. Woodcock's Parents: Henry Woodcock & Eleanor(Nelley)(maiden name unknown). Henry Woodcock b.1745 d. 1819 Smith Co., Tn. Eleanor- unknown. They had 9 children. Elizbeth ( Betsy ) Woodcock, Mary (Polly) Woodcock, Sarah Woodcock-BET1765-1775, catherine Woodcock- b. ABT 1768. Thomas Woodcock b. bef 1765, John Woodcock-b. 1771,Robert Woodcock b. bef 1775, William Woodcock b. bef 1775,Marquis(Mark)Woodcock b.
abt 1780. Henry Woodcock's Parents: Thomas Woodcock b. 1725 d. 1777. Spouse unknown. thet had 3children. Henry Woodcock b. ?, John Woodcock b.? d.1828, Robert Woodcock b.? d.1782?. I still have more dates and other information to add. Would love