John Fox

Brief Life History of John

When John Fox was born on 13 August 1833, in Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Fox, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Shaffer, was 24. He married Hannah Saylor Mohler on 4 December 1856, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Covington, Newberry Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Newberry MM, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 4 March 1913, in Covington, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Newton Township, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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John Fox
Hannah Saylor Mohler
Marriage: 4 December 1856
Catherine M. Fox
Sarah Arletta Fox
Emma Fox
Edward Mohler Fox
Henry Harry Fox
George Arthur Fox

Sources (24)

  • John Fox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Fox, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John Fox, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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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