Alice Fox

24 June 1901–1976 (Age 74)
Toledo, Yancey, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Fox was born on 24 June 1901, in Toledo, Yancey, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Ransom Fox, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ann McIntosh, was 23. She married William Talmage Horton on 4 August 1917, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Green Mountain, Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Burnsville, Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died in 1976, at the age of 75, and was buried in Middle River, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Talmage Horton
Alice Fox
Marriage: 4 August 1917
Flo Horton

Spouse and Children

4 August 1917
Yancey, North Carolina, United States


    Flo Horton


Parents and Siblings



    Savannah Fox




    Bertha Mae Fox


    Willard Arcemus Fox


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Allis Fox in household of William Fox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Horton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Fox in entry for Helen Flo Horton, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"

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