Tillie Emma Fox

1839–21 February 1889 (Age 50)
Mainesburg, Sullivan Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Tillie Emma

When Tillie Emma Fox was born in 1839, in Mainesburg, Sullivan Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Fox, was 39 and her mother, Deborah Rickard, was 35. She married J Miller Clark on 12 September 1866. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sullivan Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 21 February 1889, in Hartsfield, Liberty Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States.

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J Miller Clark
Tillie Emma Fox
Marriage: 12 September 1866
Colman Clark

Spouse and Children

    J Miller Clark



12 September 1866
Massachusettsinesburg, Sullivan, Tioga, Pennsylvania


    Colman Clark


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World Events (7)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 24

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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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Sources (3)

  • Matilda Fox in household of John Fox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Matilda Fox in household of John Fox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tillie E Fox Clark, "Find A Grave Index"

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