Jacob Fox

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

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

Spouse and Children

    Male1772–1840Male

    Nancy Bey

    Female1776–1840Female

MARRIAGE
about 1778
children

(6)

    Fox

    Female1795–Female

    Fox

    Female1796–Female

    Fox

    Female1796–Female

    John H. Fox

    Male1803–1885Male

    James Fox

    Male1805–1870Male

+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

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.

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