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The Cox family Grist Mill - 1745 to 1931  
(With deep appreciation to my Aunt Annie May Cox Cannady and my Cousin Mona Cannady Padrick) 

Annie Mae Cox Cannady's 1981 oil painting of the Cox grist mill (This painting from her memory) is the only known illustration of the mill. The mill operated from 1745 until 1931. The water wheel was a low cylinder. The dike is partially preserved on the Cox farm and was approximately 20 feet high and about 40 feet wide at the base - built with hand labor. Many thanks to Mona Cannady Padrick for this graphic photo of Aunt Annie Mae's invaluable art work. Excellent illustrations of grist mills are: