Zebulon Milton Fox

October 1833–
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Zebulon Milton

When Zebulon Milton Fox was born in October 1833, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Fox, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Foard, was 40. He married Nancy Emily McCall on 11 December 1872, in Union, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Iredell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years.

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Zebulon Milton Fox
Nancy Emily McCall
Marriage: 11 December 1872
Julia Rebecca Fox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1872Union, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 20
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
    Age 32
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Zebelonck Fox in household of Danl Fox, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Zeb Fox in entry for G C Hicks and Julia Fox, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Zeblin Fox in entry for Emily Fox, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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