Sadie Fox

Female17 June 1886–10 August 1919

Brief Life History of Sadie

When Sadie Fox was born on 17 June 1886, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Samuel H Fox, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Bailey, was 32. She lived in Braceville Township, Grundy, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Auburn, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 10 August 1919, in Virden, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Auburn, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel H Fox
Sarah Bailey
William Henry Fox
Eliza H Fox
Lida Fox
Zetham Fox
Laura Fox
Samuel H. Fox
Clara Alice Fox
George Fox
Sadie Fox
David Harold Fox
Dewayne Fox

Sources (4)

  • Sarah Fox in household of Samuel Fox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sadie Fox, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Sarah Fox, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 10

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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