Mattie Fox

1912–1981 (Age 69)
High Falls, Monroe, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mattie

When Mattie Fox was born on 23 January 1912, in High Falls, Monroe, Georgia, United States, her father, James Franklin Fox, was 37 and her mother, Cadelia V. Goen, was 38. She lived in Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died in September 1981, in Fort Valley, Peach, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Fox
Cadelia V. Goen
Grady Fox
Jimmy Lee Fox
Bessie Fox
Mary Vivian Fox
John Clay Fox
Nettie Lucile Fox
Harriett Ruth Fox
Vivian Fox
Mattie Fox

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 10

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Mattie Fox in household of James F Fox, "United States Census, 1930"

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