Jacob Fox

about 1772–after 1840 (Age 68)
Lebanon Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Fox was born about 1772, in Lebanon Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Christopher Fuchs, was 32 and his mother, Susanna Maria Bayer, was 25. He married Nancy Bey about 1778. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died after 1840, in Clarion, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Fox
about 1772–after 1840
Nancy Bey
1776–after 1840
Marriage: about 1778
Fox
1795–
James Fox
about 1805–1870
Fox
about 1814–
Fox
after 1796–
Fox
after 1796–
John H. Fox
1803–1885

Spouse and Children

    Maleabout 1772–after 1840Male

    Female1776–after 1840Female

  • Marriage
    about 1778
  • Children

    (6)

      Female1795–Female

      Femaleafter 1796–Female

      Femaleafter 1796–Female

      Male1803–1885Male

      Maleabout 1805–1870Male

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 4
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 4
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1791
    Age 19
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Foxe
    Foxx
    Faulks
    Foxman
    Fuchs
    Kearney

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