The family

Theodosius Coxon
[Photograph by BJ Coxon, Sudbury]

Back to a generation to Theodosius' parents Theodosius Coxon
(b. 13-12-1836)
(d. 1-2-1936)
Married
(30-3-1869)
Ann Eliza Coxon née Wiltshire

Children: Bernard John
(b. 21-1-1870)
(bap. 27-2-1870)
(d. 13-8-1941)Move to Bernard Coxon's family line
Lilian
(b. 3-11-1871)
(bap. 10-12-1871)
(d.)
Ernest Aldred
(b. 17-11-1874)
(bap. 20-12-1874)
(d. 5-11-1954)

Harriet Bertha
(b. 20-8-1877)
(bap. 14-10-1877)
(d. 4-4-1952)
Hilda
(b. 18-9-1881)
(bap. 9-10-1881)
(d. 9-2-1954)
Forward a generation to Hilda's family
The parents

Theodosius Coxon.

Theodosius was born in Sudbury, Derbyshire. He was the Clerk Of Works (Builder) [1881 census] at Sudbury Hall. He started work at the hall in 1852 as a caretaker.

Theodosius married Ann Eliza Wiltshire on 30-3-1869. There is the record [March quarter, 1869] of the marriage of Theodosius Coxon and Ann Eliza Wiltshire in the Uttoxeter district [volume 6b, page 397 - freeBMD].

The 1871 census [Ancestry] recorded Theodosius Coxon's household [schedule number 1] living in Sudbury, Derbyshire. The household consisted of:

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Age of

Occupation

Birthplace

Males Females
 

Theodosius Coxon

Head

M

33 [gives birth
year of 1837/8]

 

Joiner

Derbyshire, Sudbury

 

Ann Eliza Coxon

Wife

M

 

29 [gives birth
year of 1841/2]

Joiner's wife

Surrey Epsom

  Bernard J. Coxon Son   1 [gives birth
year of 1869/70]
  Joiner Derbyshire, Sudbury

In 1872 Theodosius lived in the hall as restoration of the building commenced and stayed there until 11-5-1878 when he moved into Parkside Cottage, where he lived until he died. This cottage is now a listed building [listed 19-11-1985 - English Heritage Building ID: 416706 - known as Park Cottage] and carries the inscription 'T Coxon 1878' [www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk].

The 1881 census [Ancestry] recorded Theodosius Coxon's household [schedule number 22] living in Ashbourn [spelling as on census form] Road, Sudbury, Derbyshire. The household consisted of:

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Age of

Occupation

Birthplace

Males Females
 

Theodosius Coxon

Head

M

44 [gives birth
year of 1836/7]

 

Clerk of works

Sudbury, Derbyshire

 

Ann Eliza Coxon

Wife

M

 

38 [gives birth
year of 1842/3]

 

Epsom, Surrey

  Bernard J. Coxon Son   11 [gives birth
year of 1869/70]
  Scholar Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Lilian Coxon Daughter     9 [gives birth
year of 1871/2]
Scholar Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Ernest A. Coxon Son   6 [gives birth
year of 1874/5]
  Scholar Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Harriet B. Coxon Daughter     3 [gives birth
year of 1877/8]
  Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Susan Wiltshire Sister-in-law     19 [gives birth
year of 1861/2]
General Servant Epsom, Surrey

The 1891 census [Ancestry] recorded Theodosius Coxon's household [schedule number 22] living in Uttoxeter to Derby Main Road, Sudbury, Derbyshire. The household consisted of:

Name

Relation

Marital Status

Age of

Occupation

Birthplace

Males Females
 

Theodosius Coxon

Head

M

55 [gives birth
year of 1836/7]

 

Clerk of works
[Employed]

Sudbury, Derbyshire

 

Ann Eliza Coxon

Wife

M

 

49 [gives birth
year of 1842/3]

 

Epsom, Surrey

  Bernard J. Coxon Son   21 [gives birth
year of 1869/70]
  Carpenter
[Employed]
Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Ernest A. Coxon Son   16 [gives birth
year of 1874/5]
  Clothiers Apprentice
[Employed]
Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Harriet B. Coxon Daughter     13 [gives birth
year of 1877/8]
Scholar Sudbury, Derbyshire
  Hilda Coxon Daughter     9 [gives birth
year of 1881/2]
Scholar Sudbury, Derbyshire

The 1901 census [Ancestry] recorded Theodosius' household [schedule number 6] as living in Sudbury, Derbyshire and consisting of:

Name

Relation

Gender

Marital Status

Age

Where born

Occupation

 

Theodosius Coxon

Head

Male

M

64 [gives birth
year of 1836/7]

Sudbury, Derbyshire

Clerk of works

 

Ann Eliza Coxon

Wife

Female

M

58 [gives birth
year of 1842/3]

Epsom, Surrey

 

 

Ernest Aldred Coxon

Son

Male

U

26 [gives birth
year of 1874/5]

Sudbury, Derbyshire

Carpenter

 

Harriet B. Coxon

Daughter

Female

U

23 [gives birth
year of 1877/8]

Sudbury, Derbyshire

 

 

Hilda Coxon

Daughter

Female

U

19 [gives birth
year of 1892/3]

Sudbury, Derbyshire

 

 

George W. Barnett

Boarder

Male

[unknown]

25 [gives birth
year of 1882/3]

Ashby De La Zouch,
Leicestershire

Grocers Assistant

By the time of the 1911 census [Ancestry] Theodosius' wife, Ann Eliza had died. He was living in Sudbury, Derbyshire [in a seven room dwelling]. The household consisted of:
 

Name

Relation

Age

Particulars
as to Marriage

 

Occupation

Birthplace
M F
Personal Occupation Industry
or
Service
Employer,
Worker, or on Own Account
Whether Working at Home
 1

Theodosius Coxon

Head

74
[gives birth
year of 1836/7]

  Widower

Estate Office Clerk

Estate Worker   Sudbury, Derby
 2 Harriet Bertha Coxon Daughter   33 Single Dressmaker   Own Account Home Sudbury, Derby
 3 Hilda Coxon Daughter   29
[gives
birth
year of 1881/2]
 
Single     '' ''

Sudbury, Derby

 4 Charles Edward Daubney Boarder 25   Single  Grocer's Assistant Grocer     Hagworthingham, Lincoln

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A Sudbury resident recalled that Theodosius was known locally as "Doey" [Michael Webster].

Theodosius Coxon
Theodosius Coxon
[Aged, 27 years]
Coxon group
[standing rear, left to right] Lilian, Ernest Aldred and Bernard John

[sitting centre, left to right] Theodosius, Ann Eliza and Elizabeth Marvel, with baby, Ethel Eliza

[sitting carpet, front] Harriet Bertha and Hilda
Coxon group
[standing right] Theodosius
with his son, Bernard [standing left],
his father William [sitting],
and grandson, Arthur.
(Images courtesy of Don Coxon)
 
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Theodosius retired from his position of Clerk of Works at Sudbury Hall in 1918.

There is the record [March quarter 1936] of the death of Theodosius Coxon, aged 99 years, in the Ashbourne district [volume 2b, page 923 - FreeBMD]. Theodosius and Ann Eliza are buried together in Sudbury churchyard.

On 20-7-1936 the National Probate Calendar for England and Wales (Index of Wills and Administrations) contained the following entry for Theodosius Coxon:

Coxon  Theodosius  of  26 Park  Side  Sudbury  Derbyshire  died
  1 February 1936 Probate Nottingham 20 July to Bernard John Coxon clerk of works and Harriett Bertha Coxon spinster. Effects  £1029 4s 10d.

Ann Eliza Wiltshire.

Ann Eliza was born in Epsom, Surrey.
 

Theodosius Coxon and wife, Ann Eliza
Theodosius and Ann Eliza
[Photograph thought to be taken
shortly before her death.]

(Image courtesy of Don Coxon)
Theodosius Coxon and wife, Ann Eliza
Theodosius and Ann Eliza
[Photograph by BJ Coxon, Sudbury]
 Click here for more  information about this book of Eliza's More information
The Language and Poetry of Flowers
[Published by in Halifax by Milner and Sowerby, 1860]
[Click the image for more]
Seal of the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice, Derby
Seal of the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice
(District Registry of Derby)
School Lane, Sudbury (Postcard published by A.McCann, Uttoxeter.)
School Lane, Sudbury
Sudbury Stocks (Postcard published by A.McCann, Uttoxeter.)
Sudbury Stocks
(Postcards published by A.McCann, Uttoxeter.)

On 28-3-1907 the National Probate Calendar for England and Wales (Index of Wills and Administrations) contained the following entry for Ann Eliza Coxon:
 

COXON   Ann Eliza of Sudbury  Derbyshire (wife of Theodosius Coxon) died 7 February 1907 Administration Derby 28 March to the said
Theodosius Coxon estate-clerk Effects  £211 5s.
 
The children of Theodosius Coxon and Ann Eliza Wiltshire

Bernard John Coxon.

Bernard John married [6-2-1892, Derby district, volume 7b, page 691 - FreeBMD] Elizabeth Marvel Knapp [b. 17-12-1872, Kibworth, Leicestershire - family documents and 1901 census] and had five children.

For more about Bernard and Elizabeth and their family, click here More about Bernard and Elizabeth and their family


Lilian Coxon.

There is the record [December quarter, 1871] of the birth of Lilian Coxon in the Uttoxeter district [volume 6b, page 314 - FreeBMD].

At the time of the 1891 census Lilian was living at Mappleton Cottage, Mappleton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire in the household of the Dowager Lady Waterpark. She was single, aged 18 years [gives birth years of 1872/3 - she was actually born in 1871] and employed as a Kitchen maid.

Lilian married [14-2-1899] Morton Forster 1 and had one child, Evelyn [b. 29-9-1909]. There is the record [March quarter, 1899] of their marriage in the Uttoxeter district [volume 6b, page 421 - FreeBMD].

Morton Forster was born 9-5-1867 [b. 9-5-1867 - family record combined with 1901 census.]. There is the record [June quarter, 1867] of the birth of Morton Forster in the Carlisle district [volume 10b, page 468 - Ancestry]. His parents were Robert and Mary Forster of Cornhill, Grinsdale [1871 census - Ancestry].

The 1901 census [Ancestry] recorded Lilian and Morton's household [schedule number 29] as living at 36 Nutford Place, St. Maylebone and consisting of:

Name

Relation

Gender

Marital Status

Age

Occupation

Where born

 

Morton Forster

Head

Male

M

33 [gives birth year of 1867/8]

Estate Steward

Cumberland, Gainsdale

 

Lily Forster

Wife

Female

M

28 [gives birth year of 1872/3 - she was actually born in 1871]

 

Derbyshire, Sudbury

At the same address were 5 other households consisting of 9 people.

 
Lilian Coxon and daughter, Evelyn
Lilian and daughter, Evelyn
Lilian Coxon and daughter, Evelyn
Lilian (right) and daughter, Evelyn
(Images courtesy of Don Coxon)
Lilian Coxon, 1936
Lilian - 1936
[This photograph is signed Lillie]

The reverse of Lilian's photograph is stamped
FOTO A.FERROLI-BORDIGHERA
(Thanks to the Bordighera municipal web site for this image)
Lilian Coxon (1947)
Lilian in Bordighera, Italy
[circa 20- 11-1947]

 
This photograph, from the studio of A. Ferroli, is captioned:

The British in Bordighera on the occassion of the marriage
of Princess Elisabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh -
Hotel Londra Bordighera 20-11-47 - Foto. A. Ferroli.

 

Lilian Coxon's grave in the 'English Cemetery', Bordighera, Italy
Lilian's grave in the 'English Cemetery', Bordighera, Italy
(Image courtesy of Christine Valentine)
 

Evelyn Forster married Count Dino Mariano Antonio Polleschi and had two daughters, Didi and R??? [possibly Rosy]. It is thought that Evelyn and Dino lived on the French Riviera.
 

Evelyn Coxon Forster
Evelyn Coxon Forster
(Image courtesy of Don Coxon)
Evelyn Coxon Forster
Evelyn Coxon Forster
(Image courtesy of Christine Valentine)
Count Dino Palleschi
Count Dino Polleschi
(Image courtesy of Don Coxon)
Count Dino Palleschi
Count Dino Mariano Antonio Polleschi
(Image courtesy of Don Coxon)
Evelyn Coxon Forster (Italy 1940)
Evelyn, husband and
children - Italy 1940
[The reverse of this photograph is stamped
FOTO A.FERROLI - Bordighera Tel, 24-44]

A letter from Dorothy Dinah Wiltshire to Clara Coxon, dated 2-7-1982, refers to Evelyn as living in a hotel in Deal, Kent [possibly at the address below provided by David Coxon].

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This from David Coxon:
"Evelyn died 2 on the 7th August 1982 in hospital in Hythe, Kent. Her mother’s maiden name was Forster.
"Her date and place of birth were 29th January 1909 in France. She had lived at 153, Sandown Road, Deal, Kent and was the widow of Count Dino Mariano Antonio Polleschi, who had been a journalist.
"The informant was her daughter Antonietta Rosy Zupancich, present at the death."
 
2    There is the record [September quarter, 1982] of the death of Evelyn Polleschi, born 29-1-1909 and aged 73 years, in the Shepway [included Hythe] district [volume 16, page 1294 - Ancestry].


Ernest Aldred Coxon.

There is the record [December quarter, 1874] of the birth of Ernest Aldred Coxon in the Uttoxeter registration district [volume 6b, page 359 - FreeBMD]

Ernest Aldred married [24-4-1905] Kate Mycroft 3 [b. 25-9-1877 - d. 29-9-1956]. There is the record [June quarter 1905] of the marriage of Ernest Aldred Coxon and Kate Mycroft in the Derby registration district [volume 7b, page 1134 - FreeBMD].
 
3  Kate Mycroft was baptised [14-10-1877] at Brimington, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire being the daughter of William [b.Brimington 1-2-1841 - d.Derby 19-6-1894] and Sarah Mycroft [LDS family search IGI and FreeBMD - Chesterfield district, volume 7b, page 653]
William and Sara had 8 children: Mark [bap.28-1-1866], Emma [bap.21-3-1867], William [bap.22-8-1869], Fanny [bap.13-11-1870], Tom [bap.6-12-1871], Kate, Alice [bap.9-2-1879] and Bertha [bap.27-6-1880]. All were born in Brimington [baptismal dates and birthplace LDS family search - IGI].
According to the 1881 census the family were living at 8 Tapton Lane Chesterfield. By the time of the 1891 census they had moved to 45 Freehold Street, Derby. In 1901 Kate Mycroft was living in the household of Walter G. Copestake in Ashbourne Road, Duffield, Derbyshire where she was employed as a Cook, Domestic.
 
By the time of the 1911 census [Ancestry] Ernest Aldred had been married to Kate Mycroft for 6 years. However, they were not living together. She was employed as a cook in the household of Diana Newton at Francroft, 49 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset and he was living in Moreton Cottages, Congleton, Cheshire [in a four room dwelling]. Ernest Aldred's household consisted of:
 

Name

Relation

Age

Marriage

Occupation

Birthplace

M F   For each married woman
Length of this marriage Children born alive Personal Occupation Industry
or
Service
Employer, Worker, or on Own Account
Total Still living Died
 1

Ernest Aldred Coxon

Head

36
[gives birth
year of 1874/75]

    Married        

Carpenter

  Worker

Sudbury, Derbyshire

 2 Sarah Mycroft Mother-in-Law   65
[gives birth
year of 1845/6]
Widow               Chesterfield, Derbyshire
 
Ernest and Kate had three children:
Maurice Ernest 4 [b.26-8-1912 - d.16-11-1914 at Astbury near Congleton, aged 2 years],
Kenneth Mycroft 5 [b.9-1-1916 - d.1-9-1974] and
Sybil Mary 6 [b.20-5-1923 - d. 16-2-1988].
 
There is the record [December quarter 1912] of the birth of Maurice E. Coxon, whose mother's maiden name was Mycroft, in the Congleton registration district [volume 8a, page 505 - FreeBMD].
There is the record [December quarter 1914] of the death of Maurice E. Coxon, aged 2 years, in the Congleton registration district [volume 8a, page 245 - FreeBMD]. Maurice Ernest was buried at Astbury [near Congleton].
Bernard Coxon had a note of the death of Maurice Ernest. In this note he refers to Kate Coxon, of Moreton[Moreton Cottages, Moreton cum Alcumlow civil parish in the area about Great and Little Moreton Halls, near Astbury], Congleton.
Kenneth Mycroft Coxon was born on 9-1-1916. There is the record [March quarter, 1916] of the birth of Kenneth M. Coxon, whose mother's maiden name was Mycroft, in the Congleton district [volume 8a, page 447 - FreeBMD].

Kenneth Mycroft Coxon married Marguerite Joan Roulston 5.1. There is the record of the marriage of Kenneth M. Coxon and Marguerite J. Roulston in the Uckfield district [volume 2b, page 249 - FreeBMD]. Kenneth and Marguerite had two children.
 
5.1  Marguerite Joan Roulston was born on 17-10-1917. There is the record [December quarter, 1917] of the birth of Marguerite J. Roulston, whose mother's maiden name was Norman, in the Brentford district [volume 3a, page 211 - FreeBMD].
On 24-11-1953 Marguerite Joan Coxon and her two children sailed on the P&O ship, Empire Clyde to Hong Kong. The passenger list gave her UK address as 38, Gurney Avenue, Sunny Hill, Derby [Ancestry].
On 3-3-1956 Marguerite Joan Coxon and her two children arrived back in the UK at  Southampton having sailed on the ship, Asturias [Royal Mail Lines Ltd.] from Kure, Japan. The passenger list indicated that she had spent more than 12 months in Hong Kong and that her UK address was 38, Gurney Avenue, Sunny Hill, Derby [Ancestry].
There is the record [September quarter, 2001] of the death of Marguerite Joan Coxon, aged 83 years, in the Derby district [register E46C, district and sub district 3941E, entry number 141 - Ancestry].

There is the record [December quarter, 1974] of the death of Kenneth Mycroft Coxon, aged 58 years, in the Carlisle district [volume 1, page 0177 - Ancestry].

Sybil Mary Coxon was born on 20-5-1923. There is the record [June quarter, 1923] of the birth of Sybil M. Coxon, whose mother's maiden name was Mycroft, in the Uckfield [spans the boundaries of the counties of Sussex and East Sussex] registration district [volume 2b, page 193 - FreeBMD].
Sybil Mary married [27-7-1957] Ivan William Peake 6.1. There is the record [September quarter, 1957] of the marriage of Sybil M. Coxon and Ivan W. Peake in the Derby district [volume 3a, page 708 - FreeBMD]. There is the record [February, 1988] of the death of Sybil M. Peake, aged 64 years, in the Derby district [volume 6, page 654 - Ancestry].

6.1 

There is the record [December quarter, 1924] of the birth of Ivan W. Peake, whose mother's maiden name was Smith, in the Derby district [volume 7b, page 941 - FreeBMD]. There is the record [June quarter, 1983] of the death of Ivan William Peake, aged 58 years, in the Derby district [volume 6, page 0680 - Ancestry].
 

Ernest Aldred Coxon
Ernest Aldred Coxon
and his wife, Kate
Click here to read the article
Newspaper article from 1930's
describing Kate's father, William and
her brother, Tom Click here to read the article

(Images courtesy of Don Coxon)

Ernest Aldred and Kate are buried together in Sudbury churchyard.

There is the record [December quarter, 1954] of the death of Ernest A. Coxon, aged 79 years [gives birth year of 1874/75], in the Shardlow district [volume 3a, page 380 - FreeBMD].

Kate Coxon died on 29-9-1956. There is the record [December quarter, 1956] of the death of Kate Coxon, aged 79 years [gives birth year of 1876/77], in the Shardlow district [volume 3a, page 372 - FreeBMD].

On 9-11-1956 the National Probate Calendar for England and Wales (Index of Wills and Administrations) contained the following entry for Kate Coxon:

COXON  Kate  of 38 Gurney˗avenue  Littleover  Derbyshire
  widow died 29 September 1956 Administration London 9 November to Kenneth Mycroft Coxon flight Sergeant R.A.F. and Sybil Mary Coxon spinster.
Effects  £1809 0s 1d.


Harriet Bertha Coxon.

There is the record [September quarter, 1877] of the birth of Harriet Bertha Coxon in the Uttoxeter registration district [volume 6b, page 355 - FreeBMD].

After her father died Harriet married [16-8-1937] long-time friend, Charles Edward (Ted) Daubney 7. There is the record [September quarter, 1937] of the marriage of Harriet B. Coxon and Charles E. Daubney in the Ashbourne district [volume 7b, page 2229 - FreeBMD].
Charles Edward Daubney was born [22-3-1886] at Hagworthingham, Lincolnshire.
 
At the time of the 1901 census he was living in his mother's household [schedule number 41
 7.1] in High Street, Hagworthingham, Horncastle, Lincolnshire. The household [of two rooms] consisted of:
 

Name

Relation

Marital
Status

Age of

Occupation

Where born

Males Females
 

Sarah Daubney

Head

Widow

   

56 [gives birth
year of 1844/5]

Charwoman
(worker)

Lincolnshire,
Tumby

 

Charles E. Daubney 7.2

Son

Single

15 [gives birth
year of 1885/6]

   

Worker

Lincolnshire,
Hagworthingham

 
7.1    Living at schedule number 40, and also in two rooms, was Martha Daubney. Was this the wife of Sarah's brother-in-law and were the two households sharing the same dwelling?
On the census form the Post Office was recorded as being at schedule number 42. Living at this dwelling was Georgette Coal, Grocer and Post mistress.
     
7.2    To date [December 2013] although Sarah Daubney and her husband, Thomas have been found in the 1881 census Charles Edward Daubney has not.
 
By 1911 Charles Edward was living in Theodoius Coxon's household in Sudbury, Derbyshire.
On 22-1-1917 Charles Edward, aged 31 years and 10 months volunteered at Grove Park in London to join the Army Service Corps stating a preference for the Motor Transport branch of the service. At the time he was living and working in Sudbury, Derbyshire as a grocer's assistant.
Ted Daubney was a keen bowls player. The local bowls club has a competition where the winning trophy is called the Daubney Cup [Michael Webster].
At some point after the death of Bertha he moved to live in Bridlington, Yorkshire with Clara Coxon. He died [1-5-1973] in Bridlington and was buried in the same grave as Frank and Clara Coxon. There is the record [June quarter, 1973] of the death of Charles Edward Daubney, born 22-3-1886 and aged 87 years, in the Buckrose district [volume 2a, page 25 - Ancestry].
 
Harriet Bertha Coxon
Harriet Bertha
(Photograph thought to
have been taken at Sudbury)
Harriet at Parkside Cottage, Sudbury
Harriet at Parkside Cottage, Sudbury
Harriet coxon
Harriet (right) with sister, Hilda
and brother-in-law John James Collinson (Jack)
Harriet Bertha Coxon
Harriet Bertha
(Image courtesy of Christine Valentine)
Charles and Harriet Daubney
Harriet and Charles Edward
on their wedding day
Charles Edward Daubney
Charles Edward Daubney (Ted) in his First World War uniform. He was Harriet's long-time friend to who she eventually married
Charles Edward Daubney
Charles Edward Daubney in Sudbury standing next to what appears to be a 1920's Austin 7 RK Saloon outside Park Side Cottage

Harriet died on 4-4-1952, aged 74 years [gives birth year of 1877/8], and was buried in Sudbury churchyard. There is the record [June quarter, 1952] of the death of Harriet B. Daubney in the Ashbourne district [volume 3a, page 1 - FreeBMD].


Hilda Coxon.

Hilda kept a 'Year Book' and a 'Writing Album'. In the 'Year Book' book Hilda had a record of friends and relations birthdates, although some other memorable dates are also recorded.

In the 'Writing Album', friends and relations were encouraged to make an entry by writing a verse, or by making a drawing.

 Read a transcription of Hilda's year book Read a transcription of Hilda's year book
[Click on the cover here to read a transcription, with some examples, of the contents.]
 View some example content from Hilda's album View some example content from Hilda's album
[Click on the cover here to view some examples of the content]

To read more about Hilda and her family, click here Read more about Hilda and her family

[Much of the content on this page is based on family records and information from Don Coxon]