Mattie Caroline Fox

1901–1985 (Age 84)
Stony Point, Alexander, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mattie Caroline

When Mattie Caroline Fox was born on 17 March 1901, in Stony Point, Alexander, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Dallas Fox, was 33 and her mother, Mary Etta Alexander, was 30. She married Ollie Leslie Biddy on 26 February 1936, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Taylorsville Township, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 4 March 1985, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Mattie Caroline Fox
Ollie Leslie Biddy
Marriage: 26 February 1936
Homer Lynn Biddy

Spouse & Children

26 February 1936
Alexander, North Carolina, United States


  • Homer Lynn Biddy


Parents & Siblings



  • James Robert Fox


  • Jay Fox


  • Fannie Fox


  • Female1899–1990Female

  • Female1901–1985Female

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (3)

  • Mattie Fox in household of J D Fox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Matie Fox in household of John D Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mattie C Fox in household of John D Fox, "United States Census, 1910"

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