Alice Emma Fox

Female4 November 1857–29 April 1914

Brief Life History of Alice Emma

When Alice Emma Fox was born on 4 November 1857, in Cass, Missouri, United States, her father, John James Garner FOX, was 28 and her mother, Amanda Eveline Garner McSpadden, was 24. She married Joel H Robertson in 1876, in Missouri, United States. She lived in Columbia Center, Garfield, Washington, United States in 1900 and Mann Creek, Washington, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 29 April 1914, in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mann Creek Cemetery, Washington, Idaho, United States.

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Joel H Robertson
Alice Emma Fox
Marriage: 1876

Sources (7)

  • Emma A Robertson in household of Wm H Boggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Emma Fox Robertson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • E A Fox in household of John J Fox, "Kansas State Census, 1865"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1876Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: Sarah Coats BIRTH 1840 DEATH 1862 (aged 21–22) BURIAL Mann Creek Cemetery Weiser, Washington County, Idaho, USA MEMORIAL ID 5687926


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 18

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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