Matthew Fox

1857–1861 (Age 4)
Shandaken, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Fox was born on 15 January 1857, in Shandaken, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, John Joseph Fox, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Hayes, was 36. He died on 5 September 1861, in Shandaken, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Fox
1817–1875
Sarah Hayes
1820–
Lovina Fox
1844–1938
Mary J. Fox
1850–
Elaikaim Fox
1859–
Robert Fox
1847–1934
Deliah Fox
1855–
Matthew Fox
1857–1861

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1817–1875Male

  • Sarah Hayes

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Mathew Fox in household of John Fox, "United States Census, 1860"

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