John Jacob Fox

25 July 1832–25 February 1911 (Age 78)
Germany

The Life of John Jacob

When John Jacob Fox was born on 25 July 1832, in Germany, his father, Henry Fox, was 19 and his mother, Catherine Stinger, was 23. He married Margarreta Wise on 18 April 1865, in Wyandot, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ridge Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1911. He died on 25 February 1911, in Crawford, Wyandot, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Crawford, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jacob Fox
1832–1911
Margarreta Wise
1846–1918
Marriage: 18 April 1865
William H. Fox
1866–1938
Francis Fox
1867–
John Edward Fox
1868–1916
Martha Fox
1870–
George Augustus Fox
1872–
Ernest David Fox
1875–1930
Mary Emma Fox
1877–1897
Barbara C. Fox
1881–1890
Lawrence Leroy Fox
1886–1936
Margaret Luella Fox
1889–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1865
Wyandot, Ohio, United States
children

(10)

    William H. Fox

    Male1866–1938Male

    Male1867–Male

    John Edward Fox

    Male1868–1916Male

    Female1870–Female

    George Augustus Fox

    Male1872–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1813–Male

    Catherine Stinger

    Female1809–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 4

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 28

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • John Fox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Fox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Fox in household of Henry Fox, "United States Census, 1880"

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