Isabella Fox

about 1837–24 June 1903 (Age 66)
Gosfield, Essex, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Fox was born about 1837, in Gosfield, Essex, Ontario, Canada, her father, John C. Fox, was 31 and her mother, Judith Ann or Julianna Wigle, was 26. She married James Thornton Sloan on 3 November 1862, in Essex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 June 1903, in Gosfield, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Gosfield South Township, Essex, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Thornton Sloan
Isabella Fox
Marriage: 3 November 1862
Wendel Fenwick Sloane
William A. Sloan
Dr. John Byron Sloan
Robert Wesley Sloan
Eliza Thornton Sloan
James Thornton Sloan
Lemuel Windle Sloan
Dr. Leonard Octavius Sloan
Prideaux Gordon Sloan
Mary Belle Sloan
David Garfield Sloan
Joseph Leslie Sloan
Horace Sloan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1862Essex, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 30
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    Age 34
    British Columbia joins the confederation.
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 46
    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    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.

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    Sources (29)

    • Isabelle Fox in entry for Leonard Octavus Sloane, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Isabella Sloan in household of Lemuel W Sloan, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Isabella Sloan in entry for Thomas Rolph Henry and Eliza Sloan, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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