Willie Mae Chilcoat

2 February 1867–8 October 1963 (Age 96)
Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Willie Mae

When Willie Mae Chilcoat was born on 2 February 1867, in Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, her father, Gallagher E. Chilcoat, was 30 and her mother, Melissa C. Brown, was 25. She married John Henry Fox III on 29 September 1886, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Kaufman, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Warsaw, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 8 October 1963, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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John Henry Fox III
Willie Mae Chilcoat
Marriage: 29 September 1886
William Cecil Fox
Guy Hicks Fox Sr
Gladys Fox

Spouse and Children

29 September 1886
Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Gallagher E. Chilcoat


    Melissa C. Brown




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 27

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Chilcote .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willie Fox in household of Neville Devlaming, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie M Fox in household of Neville W Derleaming, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Fox in household of Henry Fox, "United States Census, 1910"

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