Rebecca Fox

8 October 1732–
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Fox was christened on 8 October 1732, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joshua Fox, was 40 and her mother, Mary Lloyd, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Fox
1691–
Mary Lloyd
1702–1724
Joshua Fox
1723–
Elizabeth Fox
1727–
Mary Fox
1724–
Sarah Fox
1725–
Mary Fox
1726–
Leticia Fox
1730–
John Fox
1731–1731
Rebecca Fox
1732–
Sarah Fox
1736–
Joshua Fox
1738–1738

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Joshua Fox

    Male1723–Male

    Mary Fox

    Female1724–Female

    Female1725–Female

    Female1726–Female

    Female1727–Female

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • Rebecca Fox, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Rebecca Fox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rebecca Fox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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