Cox, John Goodwin
Cox, John Goodwin an English Wesleyan minister, grandson of Rev. John Goodwin, one of Wesley's preachers, was born at Bilston, Staffordshire, October 31, 1815. He was pious from his youth; entered the ministry in 1836; died in London, April 1, 1878, and was buried at Wrexham, where he had settled as a supernumerary during the previous year. He was a man of sterling intellect and high moral worth; was well read in philosophy, history, and elegant literature; his sermons were clear, elaborate, sententious, forcible. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1878, page 36.