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COX (later SJOGREN), Inez Rose – emigrated 1906

Inez Rose Cox was born at Wickhamford on 2nd March 1904, the eldest of four daughters of Charles William Cox and his wife, Sarah (née Bennett).  She was baptised in the Church of St John the Baptist on 25th September 1904.

On 29th March 1906, two-year-old Inez (or Rose as she appears on the ship’s manifest)  set sail on the Dominion Line from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia, bound for a new life in Canada.  Four sisters were born in Canada, though one lived only for a few days.  At the time of the 1911 census they were living in Alberta where her father was a farmer. 

In 1916 the Cox family was living at 527 Sarcee Camp, 3rd Avenue West, Calgary East, Alberta.  At the time of the 1921 census the family lived at Vimy, Bow River, Alberta.

Inez married Ivar Karlson Sjøgren and had a son.  According to Voter lists, they were living at 454 35th Avenue North West, Calgary, Alberta, in the 1960s.

In about 1970, Inez related memories of the family's early pioneering days in Canada for a publication called Pioneer Days.

Inez died on 9th December 1992 at Trochu, Kneehill, Alberta; her husband had died in March 1988.