Charity Anna Fox

22 February 1832–1897 (Age 64)
Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Charity Anna

When Charity Anna Fox was born on 22 February 1832, in Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Samuel S. Fox, was 35 and her mother, Dorothy N Bullock, was 26. She married Amasa MC Smith in 1856, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Saint James, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States in 1875 and Waverly Township, Martin, Minnesota, United States in 1880. She died in 1897, in Saint James Township, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in St. James, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States.

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Amasa MC Smith
Charity Anna Fox
Marriage: 1856
Viola Smith
Rev. Amasa Jay Smith
Luella Audentia Smith
Addie Cordelia Smith
Etta May Smith
Ernest Leroy Smith
William Arthur Smith
Avery Charles Smith
Arthur Herbert “Archie” Smith

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  • Marriage
    1856Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough
    Age 1
    In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 26
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 58103;2007: 114719; 2010: 152334)English: nickname from a word denoting the animal (Middle English, Old English fox), widely used to denote a sly or cunning individual. It was also used for someone with red hair. In England this surname absorbed some early examples of surnames derived from the ancient Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ (see Tinney ).

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Annie C Smith, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
    • Anna C Fox in entry for W Arthur Smith and Emma James Odell, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Annie Smith in entry for Addie C Felker, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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