Minnie Fox

17 July 1870–5 September 1957 (Age 87)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Minnie

Minnie Fox was born on 17 July 1870, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Adolphus D. Fox and Cornelia. She married David William E Icenhour on 29 April 1886, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 5 September 1957, at the age of 87, and was buried in Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States.

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David William E Icenhour
Minnie Fox
Marriage: 29 April 1886
Charlie Isenhouer

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    David William E Icenhour



29 April 1886
Alexander, North Carolina, United States


    Charlie Isenhouer


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Minnie Deal in household of John M Deal, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Deal in household of J Marion Deal, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Deal in household of John M Deal, "United States Census, 1900"

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