North Carolina land grant, Oct. 8, 1787, for 640 acres on Mill Creek.
On February 12, 1794, Edward Cox of Sullivan County, Tennessee gave his brother, Thomas Cox, in Davidson County, Tennessee, power of attorney for handling land transactions.
Thomas Rockhold, Sheriff of Sullivan County, and
Edward Cox of Sullivan County.
Whereas the previous sheriff, by virtue of a writ of execution and attachment dated 24 Dec 1799, in a suit Edward Cox vs. John Chrisman, exposed to public sale lots No. 8 and 9 in the town of Middletown. Edward Cox was the highest bidder, $56, but the former sherriff failed to convey the land to Cox. The present sheriff, John Rockhold, now conveys John Chrisman's right and title to the lots to Edward Cox. Sullivan Co., Court 11 July 1808. [from Sullivan Co., Tenn., Deed book 5:133]
February 17th 1795 Edward Cox vs John Carney Case
A jury sworn, to wit:
1. Thomas Hunt
2. Wm York
3. Jacob Brown
4. John Campbell
5. Johns Parker
6. Jesse Humphreys
7. John McInturff
8. Saml Woods
9. Robert Young
10. Saml Tate
11. John Shannon
12. Wm Greenway
Found for the plaintiff $32 2/3 damages and costs.
The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle of the American Revoluton. It took place on October 7, 1780, nine miles south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina. The Patriot militia defeated the Loyalist militia commanded by British Major Patrick Ferguson.