Minnie Childress

1878–17 September 1953 (Age 75)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Minnie

Minnie Childress was born in 1878, in Tennessee, United States as the daughter of James Hopkins and Marinda Dennis. She married Arbuckle Pickens Fox on 14 March 1895, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 11, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 17 September 1953, at the age of 75, and was buried in Gainesboro, Jackson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arbuckle Pickens Fox
Minnie Childress
Marriage: 14 March 1895
Magnolia Fox
Vola Mary Fox

Spouse and Children

14 March 1895
Jackson, Tennessee, United States



    Vola Mary Fox


Parents and Siblings

    James Hopkins


    Marinda Dennis




World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 0

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Spurlock in household of Tacket Spurlock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Spurlock in household of Thaxton Spurlock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Spurlock in household of Thackston Spurlock, "United States Census, 1940"

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