Mary Magdalene Fox

5 July 1896–9 February 1995 (Age 98)
St. Joseph, Marshall, West Virginia

The Life of Mary Magdalene

When Mary Magdalene Fox was born on 5 July 1896, her father, Joseph Wendell Fox, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Bickar, was 35. She died on 9 February 1995, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Burnham W. LILLENTHAL
1894–1972
Mary Magdalene Fox
1896–1995

Spouse and Children

    Burnham W. LILLENTHAL

    Male1894–1972Male

    Female1896–1995Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Wendell Fox

    Male1855–1931Male

    Mary Ann Bickar

    Female1861–1947Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (2)

  • Mary Magdalena Fox in entry for Mary Magdalene Lilienthal, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Mary Magdalene Lilienthal Fox, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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