Claudius Raymond Fox

21 December 1881–28 November 1951 (Age 69)
Walnut Township, Adair, Iowa, United States

The Life of Claudius Raymond

When Claudius Raymond Fox was born on 21 December 1881, in Walnut Township, Adair, Iowa, United States, his father, Artemus R. Fox, was 24 and his mother, Susan Frances Howell, was 20. He lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1910 and Victoria, Victoria, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 November 1951, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 69.

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Artemus R. Fox
Susan Frances Howell
Claudius Raymond Fox
Robert Floyd Fox

Parents and Siblings

    Artemus R. Fox


    Susan Frances Howell




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 2

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claudius R Fox in household of Artemus R Fox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud Fox in household of A R Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude R Fox in household of Artemis R Fox, "United States Census, 1920"

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