Jacob Fuchs

3 June 1816–14 June 1882 (Age 66)
Hesse, Germany

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Fuchs was born on 3 June 1816, in Hesse, Germany as the son of Peter Fuchs and Catherine. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Elizabeth Christina Frei. 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–

Spouse and Children

    Male1816–1882Male

    Elizabeth Christina Frei

    Female–1880Female

children

(10)

    Peter Fox

    Male1836–1925Male

    Anna Barbara Fuchs

    Female1838–1907Female

    Heinrich Fuchs

    Male1841–Male

    Andreas Fuchs

    Male1842–Male

    Male1843–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Fuchs

    MaleMale

    Catherine

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph F Fox in household of Peter Gnau, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob Fox in entry for Elizabeth Kuester, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • Jacob Fox in entry for Cathrine Ringler, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"

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