Anthony Fox

23 July 1725–
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nttngh., Eng.

The Life of Anthony

When Anthony Fox was born on 23 July 1725, his father, John Fox, was 42 and his mother, Ann Flint, was 30. He married Ann Roberts on 17 December 1752, in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Fox
1725–
Ann Roberts
1729–
Marriage: 17 December 1752
Sarah Fox
1751–
Anthony Fox
1752–1756
Sarah Fox
1753–
Anthony Fox
1754–1757
Anthony Fox
1758–

Spouse and Children

    Male1725–Male

    Ann Roberts

    Female1729–Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1752
Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England
children

(5)

    Sarah Fox

    Female1751–Female

    Anthony Fox

    Male1752–1756Male

    Sarah Fox

    Female1753–Female

    Anthony Fox

    Male1754–1757Male

    Anthony Fox

    Male1758–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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)

  • Anthony Fox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anthony Fox in entry for Anthony Fox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anthony Fox in entry for Sarah Fox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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