Robert Fox

28 October 1846–15 January 1933 (Age 86)
Deepcar, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Fox was born on 28 October 1846, in Deepcar, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Wilson Fox, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Ann Slinn, was 30. He married Lucy Ferguson on 16 February 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Lehi Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 15 January 1933, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Fox
Lucy Ferguson
Marriage: 16 February 1872
Robert Wilson Fox
Arland J Fox
James Isaac Fox
Charles Daniel Fox
Lucy Ann Fox
Sarah Emily Fox
Jane Phyllis Fox
Mayben Fox
Mary Elizabeth Fox
Julia Inez Fox
Martha Ann Fox
Barlow Fox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    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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    Sources (31)

    • Robert Fox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Robert Fox in entry for Charles Daniel Fox, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Robert Fox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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