Susan Ruth Fox

1804–5 January 1878 (Age 74)
Maine, United States

The Life of Susan Ruth

When Susan Ruth Fox was born in 1804, in Maine, United States, her father, John Fox, was 42 and her mother, Deborah Gilman, was 44. She married Job Libby on 27 June 1822, in Porter, Oxford, Maine, United States. She lived in Beccaria, Beccaria Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Granger, Allegany, New York, United States in 1875. She died on 5 January 1878, in Granger, Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Weaver Settlement Cemetery, Allegany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Guptill
Susan Ruth Fox
Eliza Guptill
Susan Matilda Guptill
Horace Guptill
Ellen Hannah Guptill
Joseph Nathaniel Guptill

Spouse and Children

    William Guptill





    Eliza Guptill


    Susan Matilda Guptill


    Horace Guptill


    Ellen Hannah Guptill


    Joseph Nathaniel Guptill


Parents and Siblings


    Deborah Gilman




    Nathaniel Fox


    Deborah Fox


    Sarah Fox



    Molley Fox


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World Events (8)

1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 0

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 8

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Sukey R Guptill in household of Joseph M Guptill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sukey Guptill in household of Joseph N Guptill, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Susan Guptail in household of William Guptail, "United States Census, 1850"

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