Frederick Fox

24 June 1824–4 September 1902 (Age 78)
Churchtown, Salem, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Fox was born on 24 June 1824, in Churchtown, Salem, New Jersey, United States, his father, Frederich Fox Jr., was 22 and his mother, Lydia Coombs, was 20. He married Belinda Dubois on 21 November 1846, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pittsgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years and Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States in 1900. He died on 4 September 1902, at the age of 78, and was buried in Friendship Finley Methodist Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Fox
1824–1902
Belinda Dubois
1824–1917
Marriage: 21 November 1846
Robert Dubois Fox
1847–1925
Benjamin J Fox
1849–1938
Frederick F. Fox Sr.
1852–1915
Franklin D. Fox
1854–1936
Charles W Fox
1856–1939
Charles P. Fox
1856–1918
Thomas Calhoun Fox
1857–1934
Willmer Fox
1860–
William T. Fox
1863–1903
Fox
1866–
Elizabeth R Fox
1868–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1846
Salem, New Jersey, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frederich Fox Jr.

    Male1802–1858Male

    Lydia Coombs

    Female1804–1893Female

siblings

(12)

    Jacob Fox

    Male1822–1824Male

    Susanna R. Fox

    Female1823–1892Female

    Male1824–1902Male

    Female1826–1901Female

    George Middleton Fox

    Male1827–1904Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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.
1833

Age 9

The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Frederick Fox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frederick Fox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Frederick Fox, "United States Census, 1860"

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