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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Family Time Line

Jacob Fuchs
1816–1882
Elizabeth Christina Frei
–1880
Peter Fox
1836–1925
Fuchs
1848–1866
Fuchs
Anna Barbara Fuchs
1838–1907
Heinrich Fuchs
1841–
Andreas Fuchs
1842–
Fuchs
1843–
Catherine Fuchs
1845–1925
Elizabeth Katherine Fuchs
1848–1937
Margrett J Fuchs
1857–

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World Events (8)

1818
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.

Possible Related Names

Fooks
Fuks
Fewkes
Fochs
Fosmire
Fox

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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