Mary Fox

1815–
Rushmere, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Fox was christened on 3 September 1815, in Suffolk County Bts, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Fox, was 40 and her mother, Susan Segger, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Henry Fox
1775–1862
Susan Segger
1780–1866
William Fox
1800–
Joseph Fox
1814–
Mary Fox
1815–
Elizabeth Fox
1818–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (7)

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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 (3)

  • Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Fox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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