Martha Roxanna Fox

Female8 April 1902–14 May 1999

Brief Life History of Martha Roxanna

When Martha Roxanna Fox was born on 8 April 1902, in Medina, Medina Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, George Fox, was 35 and her mother, Olive Elnora Sheffield, was 33. She married Loyde Ned Chubb on 11 June 1925, in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 May 1999, in Holt, Delhi Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 97.

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Loyde Ned Chubb
Martha Roxanna Fox
Marriage: 11 June 1925
Devern A Chubb
Bruce Chubb

Sources (10)

  • Martha Rose Chubb in household of Loyde Chubb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha R. Fox, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Martha R. Fox, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1925Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 1

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 1

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."


    Age 27

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    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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