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
Dora Belle Jones
Willie Don Fox
Lola Fox
Opal Allie Fox
Haskell Odell Fox
Hershal Fox
Ruth Fox
Ruby Lois Fox
Aubrey Buster Fox

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    Lola Fox



    Haskell Odell Fox


    Hershal Fox


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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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.

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 .

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

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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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