Mattie Fox

1885–1909 (Age 23)
Sabine, Texas, United States

The Life of Mattie

Mattie Fox was born on 15 June 1885. She married Joe Bobbitt on 24 February 1903, in San Augustine, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 2 February 1909, in Sabine, Texas, United States, at the age of 23.

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Mattie Fox
Joe Bobbitt
Marriage: 24 February 1903
Ottis Collins Bobbitt

Spouse & Children

  • Female1885–1909Female

  • Joe Bobbitt


24 February 1903
San Augustine, Texas, United States


  • Bobbitt


  • Ottis Collins Bobbitt


World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Mattie Fox Bobbitt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mattie Fox, "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973"

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