Elizabeth Fox

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Fox was born on 23 November 1802, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, Peter Fox Jr, was 39 and her mother, Mary Louise Steffey, was 27. She married Peter Cullop in 1824, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Busseron Township, Knox, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 28 March 1885, in Bruceville, Washington Township, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bruceville Cemetery, Bruceville, Washington Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Cullop
1801–1865
Elizabeth Fox
1802–1885
Marriage: 1824
Mary A. Cullop
1825–
Rachel Cullop
1835–
William Washington Cullop
1829–1891
Henry Cullop
1831–1884
Harvey Cullop
1835–1920
Rachel Cullop
1835–1912
Margaret Cullop
1835–
Susan A. Cullop
1837–1932
Catherine Cullop
1840–1898
Peter James Collop
1844–1920

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Cullop in household of William W Cullop, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Cullop, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"
  • Elizabeth Fox in entry for Pter J Collop, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1808

Historical Boundaries: 1808: Knox, Indiana Territory, United States 1816: Knox, Indiana, United States

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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