Ellen Margaret Nunamaker

26 October 1858–12 July 1936 (Age 77)
Boonsboro, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Ellen Margaret

When Ellen Margaret Nunamaker was born on 26 October 1858, in Boonsboro, Washington, Maryland, United States, her father, Rezin Johnathan Nunamaker, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Hoffman, was 20. She married Louis Frederick Fox on 24 October 1878, in Keedysville, Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in District 12, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1900 and Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 July 1936, in Boonsboro, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Frederick Fox
Ellen Margaret Nunamaker
Marriage: 24 October 1878
Frederick Wellington Fox
Harry Keitler Fox
John Edwin Fox
Charles Abner Fox
Baron Stanley Fox

Spouse and Children

24 October 1878
Keedysville, Washington, Maryland, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Nonnenmacher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret E Fox in household of Lewis F Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ella M Fox in household of Louis F Fox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellen M Fox in household of Lewis F Fox, "United States Census, 1880"

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