Lucille Fox

17 July 1893–February 1985 (Age 91)
Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lucille

When Lucille Fox was born on 17 July 1893, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, her father, James Zenas Fox, was 38 and her mother, Laura Elizabeth Burnham, was 24. She married Harris Morton Robertson on 19 June 1918, in Morgan, Illinois, United States. She lived in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Galva, Galva Township, Henry, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in February 1985, in Galva Township, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91.

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Harris Morton Robertson
Lucille Fox
Marriage: 19 June 1918

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19 June 1918
Morgan, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lucille Robertson in household of Harris Robertson 3rd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucille Fox in household of James Z Fox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucille Fox in household of J Z Fox, "United States Census, 1900"

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