Roy James Fox

8 April 1898–23 October 1969 (Age 71)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Roy James

When Roy James Fox was born on 8 April 1898, in Iowa, United States, his father, Anthony Thaddeus Fox, was 24 and his mother, Anna Catherine Monsen, was 19. He married Charlotte E Viesselman on 15 September 1923, in Martin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years and Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 23 October 1969, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont Township, Martin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy James Fox
Charlotte E Viesselman
Marriage: 15 September 1923
Donald Leroy Fox
Elton James Fox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1923Martin, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 15
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    Age 19
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    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 (14)

    • Roy J Fox in household of Anthony Fox, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Roy J Fox, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Roy James Fox, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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