Ruby Lois Fox

25 December 1918–21 April 1996 (Age 77)
Delta, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruby Lois

When Ruby Lois Fox was born on 25 December 1918, in Delta, Texas, United States, her father, John Homer Fox, was 40 and her mother, Dora Belle Jones, was 36. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Delta, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 April 1996, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Homer Fox
1878–1945
Dora Belle Jones
1882–1968
Willie Don Fox
1901–1953
Lola Fox
1904–
Opal Allie Fox
1906–1997
Haskell Odell Fox
1910–1971
Hershal Fox
1913–
Ruth Fox
1915–1961
Ruby Lois Fox
1918–1996
Aubrey Buster Fox
1920–1991

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1901–1953Male

    Lola Fox

    Female1904–Female

    Female1906–1997Female

    Haskell Odell Fox

    Male1910–1971Male

    Hershal Fox

    Male1913–Male

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 .

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Sources (2)

  • Ruby Fox in household of John H Fox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Fox in household of Homer J Fox, "United States Census, 1930"

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