Matthew Fox

1853–1953
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Fox was born about 1853, his father, Matthew Fox, was 40 and his mother, Mary Lambeth, was 41. He married Ellen Nash on 8 December 1878. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Lambeth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died before 1953, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Fox
1853–1953
Ellen Nash
1853–1953
Marriage: 8 December 1878
Ellen Mary FOX
1879–1879
Emily Caroline FOX
1880–1980
Alice Fox
1884–1984
Charles Richard Fox
1886–1986
Annie, Catherine Fox
1887–1987
Lucy Fox
1891–1991
Ellen Fox
1895–1995

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 December 1878
Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Matthew Fox

    Male1813–1878Male

  • Mary Lambeth

    Female1812–1912Female

siblings

(9)

  • James Fox

    Male1836–1936Male

  • Hannah Fox

    Female1838–1928Female

  • John Fox

    Male1840–1881Male

  • Female1845–1945Female

  • Male1847–1947Male

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 27

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 31

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Matthew Fox in household of Matthew Fox, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Matthew Fox in household of Matthew Fox, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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