Matthew Fox

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
Ellen Nash
Marriage: 8 December 1878
Ellen Mary FOX
Emily Caroline FOX
Alice Fox
Charles Richard Fox
Annie, Catherine Fox
Lucy Fox
Ellen Fox

Spouse & Children

8 December 1878
Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom


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Parents & Siblings

  • Matthew Fox


  • Mary Lambeth




  • James Fox


  • Hannah Fox


  • John Fox


  • 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.

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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