Ezekiel Fox


Brief Life History of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Fox was born in 1739, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Fox, was 33 and his mother, Mary Dodge, was 39. He married Sarah Borden in 1771. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in 1811, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 72.

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Ezekiel Fox
Sarah Borden
Marriage: 1771
Ezekiel Turner Fox
Ezra Fox
Jessie Fox

Sources (4)

  • Ezekiel in entry for Ezekiel Fox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ezekiel in entry for Ezra Fox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ezekiel Fox in entry for Ezra Fox, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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    World Events (4)


    Age 37

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 46

    DLESEX COUNTY was incorporated by an act of the Legislature passed at the May session, 1785, and at that time consisted of six towns. Of these, Mifldletown, Chatham, Haddam, and East Haddam were taken from the county of Hartford, and Saybrook and Killingworth from New London coun

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 55

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from a word denoting the animal (Middle English, Old English fox), widely used to denote a sly or cunning individual. It was also used for someone with red hair. In England this surname absorbed some early examples of surnames derived from the ancient Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .

    Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ (see Tinney ).

    Irish: also adopted for Ó Catharnaigh, see Kearney .

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

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