Daily American (Nashville, TN), 3 August 1878, page 4
DIED.COX –On the 2d of August, JOHN COX.
The funeral will take place from the residence o T. Fagan, North Vine street, at 2 o'clock P.M. to-day (Saturday), to which friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited.
John Cox was the second husband of my 3rd-great-grandmother Mary, the widow of Michael Dyer. They married on 10 April 1871 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Nashville, Tennessee. They had four children: Annie (born about 1872); Thomas (born 6 March 1875), William, (born about 1876), and Nellie (born October 1877). He died on 2 August 1878. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery in Nashville (Section 10, Lot 3, Space 2).