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.
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 .