Mattie Fox

1866–
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mattie

When Mattie Fox was born in June 1866, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Miles Conn Fox, was 29 and her mother, Alice L. Gardner, was 20. She lived in Civil District 2, Williamson, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

James Miles Conn Fox
1837–1918
Alice L. Gardner
1846–1880
M C C Fox
1862–
John Miles Fox
1864–1900
Mattie Fox
1866–
M L Fox
1868–
J. C. W. Fox
1875–
Clarence Con Fox
1875–1914

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 12

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Mattie Fox in household of Jim C Fox, "United States Census, 1900"

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