Joseph Hubbard Foxworthy

Brief Life History of Joseph Hubbard

When Joseph Hubbard Foxworthy was born about 1854, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, his father, James Daniel Foxworthy, was 36 and his mother, Rhoda Jane Corn, was 31. He married Mary Alice Shaver on 25 November 1882, in Boone, Indiana, United States. He lived in Center, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1932, in Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hubbard Foxworthy
about 1854–1932
Mary Alice Shaver
Marriage: 25 November 1882

Sources (9)

  • Joseph Foxworthy in household of James Foxworthy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph H Foxworthy, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Joseph Hubbard Foxworthy, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Foxworthy in Lustleigh, probably from an Old English personal name Færoc + Old English worthig ‘enclosure’.

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

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