Martha Ann Fox

11 July 1844–2 May 1940 (Age 95)
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Fox was born on 11 July 1844, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Wilson Fox, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Ann Slinn, was 27. She married Samuel Rogers Taylor on 1 November 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 2 May 1940, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Rogers Taylor
Martha Ann Fox
Marriage: 1 November 1861
Samuel Joseph Taylor
Lynn Taylor
Ebenezer William Taylor
Isaac James Taylor
Thomas Alfred Taylor
Margaret Rogers Taylor
Robert Taylor
Charles Slynn Taylor
Martha Ann Taylor
Ira Taylor
Leon Taylor
Ethel Taylor
Herbert Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 26
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Martha Ann Fox Taylor in local newspaper

    Here is the text of the newspaper clipping in the photo: Aged Lehi Resident Recalls Early Day Trek to Utah Home Lehi--Many a tourist has stood at the mouth of Emigration canyon, gazing at a flaming …

    Sources (31)

    • Martha Ann Fox Taylor in household of Samuel Taylor, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Martha Ann Fox in entry for Samuel Joseph Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • M A Fox in household of Robert Fox, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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