Mary Susan Catherine Jane Rector

Brief Life History of Mary Susan Catherine Jane

When Mary Susan Catherine Jane Rector was born on 11 February 1828, in Indiana, United States, her father, Peter Rector Jr, was 54 and her mother, Mary Kinnick, was 42. She married Phillip Fox on 11 March 1841, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 June 1921, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Fox
Mary Susan Catherine Jane Rector
Marriage: 11 March 1841
Andrew Jackson Fox
John Fox
Jacob Fox
William Miles Fox
Clarinda Jane Fox
Elizabeth Ann Fox
1853–before 1910
Nancy Ellen Fox
Mary Frances Fox
Amanda Louisa Fox
George Fox
Marcus Monroe Fox
Thomas Asberry Fox

Sources (9)

  • Mary Fox in household of Phipp Fox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary S C J Rector, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Mary Susanna Catherine Jane Rector Fox, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historic Boundaries 1833: Madison, Indiana, United States

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.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and English: status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college.

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

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