Cox, Philip a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Frome, Somersetshire, England. He joined the Wesleyans when about eighteen; and, having emigrated to America, labored in the itinerancy about sixteen years, travelling extensively through the United States. He died September 8, 1793. Mr. Cox was a man of small stature, great spirit, quick apprehension, and sound judgment. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1794, page 54.