William Fox

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

The Life of William

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

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

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1825
Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

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.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 0

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

Age 31

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

1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .

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

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

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