Jackson B. Fox

Male1855–

Brief Life History of Jackson B.

When Jackson B. Fox was born in 1855, in Chariton, Missouri, United States, his father, Peter Fox, was 45 and his mother, Isabella McCollum, was 32. He lived in Keytesville Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Peter Fox
1810–1864
Isabella McCollum
1823–1887
America Fox
1843–
Melissa C. Fox
1847–
Stacy Fox
1848–
Fountain F. Fox
1850–1890
Josephine Fox
1852–
Jackson B. Fox
1855–
Eliza Summers Fox
1860–1920
Peter Fulton Fox
1863–1923

Sources (2)

  • Jackson B Fox in household of Peter Fox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1886

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from a word denoting the animal (Middle English, Old English fox), widely used to denote a sly or cunning individual. It was also used for someone with red hair. In England this surname absorbed some early examples of surnames derived from the ancient Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .

Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ (see Tinney ).

Irish: also adopted for Ó Catharnaigh, see Kearney .

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

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