Boyd Taylor Fox

Male15 September 1916–September 1979

Brief Life History of Boyd Taylor

When Boyd Taylor Fox was born on 15 September 1916, in Morgan, West Virginia, United States, his father, Elmer Ray Fox, was 21 and his mother, Lutie Margaret Laign, was 19. He lived in Sleepy Creek, Morgan, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Sleepy Creek District, Morgan, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in September 1979, in Inwood, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 63.

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Elmer Ray Fox
Lutie Margaret Laign
Boyd Taylor Fox
Hazel Virginia Fox
Arthur Lee Fox
Esther Lea Fox

Sources (7)

  • Boyd T Fox in household of Elmer Fox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969
  • Social Security Death Index

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

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

1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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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