William Fox

about 1788–
Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Fox was born about 1788, in Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Amos Fox II, was 26 and his mother, Mary Niles, was 26. He married Tamma Tyler in 1825, in Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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William Fox
about 1788–
Tamma Tyler
1799–1840
Marriage: 1825

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  • Marriage
    1825Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
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    World Events (8)

    about 1788 · The First Presidential Election
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    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
    about 1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution
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    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
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    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. 

    Name Meaning

    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 ).Irish: also adopted for Ó Catharnaigh, see Kearney .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Foxe
    Foxx
    Faulks
    Foxman
    Fuchs
    Kearney

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    • Legacy NFS Source: William Fox - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: William Fox

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