Cox, Thomas A. (Thomas Augustus), 1863-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 80-21
Content Description The collection consists of papers relating to the Fain family of Cherokee County, NC, especially Mercer Fain (1820-1893) and his sons, John E. Fain and Alfred Allen Fain. Mercer Fain settled in Murphy, NC, around 1839. He was an attorney, land speculator, merchant, and a Confederate leader during the Civil War. He was also a railroad promoter and the first president of the Georgia & North Carolina Railroad, a narrow gauge line from Marietta, GA, which reached Murphy in 1888.
Dates: 1832 - 1917
Identifier: MSS 80-16
Content Description The collection documents the history of St. David's Episcopal Church of Cullowhee, NC, and contains a scrapbook of the church, parish records, and a taped interview with a former priest.The scrapbook was compiled in 1959, when the church was rededicated. Of note are the autobiography and biographical sketches of Daniel David Davies and the biographical sketches of Thomas Cox, Daniel Davies, and Mrs. Robert Lee Madison.A copy of the St. David’s "Canonical Parish...
Dates: 1884 - 1963