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Francis cox belguim refugee

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Linda Report 1 Aug 2013 19:03

Hi trying to find out if Francis cox born c.1902 was in the refugee camp in fir vale sheffield in about 1916/18 Francis was believed to be born belguim,
Did he go back to belguim after getting a girl pregnant in 1818 is there a list of refugees

Any help grateful


ArgyllGran Report 2 Aug 2013 12:08

Have you tried contacting these people - Information Centre about Asylum and Refugees? (I don't know if thery would be able to help, but maybe worth a try.)


Gins Report 2 Aug 2013 18:09

Hi Linda

Have you seen this info?

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957

Name:Francis A Cox Jr.

Arrival Date:4 Nov 1914

Birth Date:20 Dec 1906

Birth Location:Belgium

Birth Location Other:Antwerp, Belgium

Age:8 Years 1 Months


Port of Departure:London
Port of Arrival:New York, New York

Ship Name:Minnetonka
Search the Minnetonka in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database

Same family are on the above record

1920 United States Federal Census

Name:Francis A Cox


Birth Year:abt 1907


Home in 1920:Chatham, Morris, New Jersey



Immigration Year:1914

Relation to Head of House:Son

Marital Status:Single

Father's Name:Francis A Cox

Father's Birthplace:Illinois

Mother's Name:Edith H Cox

Mother's Birthplace:Michigan

Francis A Cox 41
Edith H Cox 41
Francis A Cox 13
William W Cox 9
Dorothy Cox 6


Linda Report 2 Aug 2013 18:54

thanks for the info i ill look into it later and think he left 1920 but only a guess
argyllgran thanks also , found nothing ,
p.s gins
were all owls this end