Jacob Fuchs

3 June 1816–14 June 1882 (Age 66)
Eitra, Hersfeld, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Fuchs was born on 3 June 1816, in Eitra, Hersfeld, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Heinrich Fuchs, was 40 and his mother, Catharine Elisabeth Both, was 40. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Elizabeth Christina Frei. He immigrated to United States in 1866. He died on 14 June 1882, in Strawn, Livingston, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Strawn, Livingston, Illinois, United States.

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Jacob Fuchs
Elizabeth Christina Frei
Peter Fox
Anna Barbara Fuchs
Heinrich Fuchs
Andreas Fuchs
Catherine Fuchs
Elizabeth Katherine Fuchs
Margrett J Fuchs

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 3
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 20
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German vuhs, German Fuchs ‘fox’, nickname for a sly or cunning person, or for someone with red hair. This name is widespread throughout central Europe. As a Jewish name, it is mainly an ornamental name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (6)

  • Jacob Fox in entry for Elizabeth Kuester, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • Jacob Fox in entry for Cathrine Ringler, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • Jacob Fuchs in entry for Peter Fox, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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