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
1779–1860
Susan Ruth Fox
1804–1878
Eliza Guptill
1832–
Susan Matilda Guptill
1834–1864
Horace Guptill
1836–1857
Ellen Hannah Guptill
1839–1919
Joseph Nathaniel Guptill
1842–1905

Spouse and Children

    William Guptill

    Male1779–1860Male

    Female1804–1878Female

children

(5)

    Eliza Guptill

    Female1832–Female

    Susan Matilda Guptill

    Female1834–1864Female

    Horace Guptill

    Male1836–1857Male

    Ellen Hannah Guptill

    Female1839–1919Female

    Joseph Nathaniel Guptill

    Male1842–1905Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1762–1852Male

    Deborah Gilman

    Female1760–1810Female

siblings

(11)

    Nathaniel Fox

    Male1787–1853Male

    Deborah Fox

    Female1789–Female

    Sarah Fox

    Female1791–Female

    Female1793–1865Female

    Molley Fox

    Female1793–Female

+6 More Children

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.

Possible Related Names

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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