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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John Joseph Fox
Sarah Hayes
Lovina Fox
Mary J. Fox
Elaikaim Fox
Robert Fox
Deliah Fox
Matthew Fox

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1817–1875Male

  • Sarah Hayes




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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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