Martha Mattie Foshee

17 November 1890–27 July 1982 (Age 91)
Stevenson, Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha Mattie

When Martha Mattie Foshee was born on 17 November 1890, in Stevenson, Jackson, Alabama, United States, her father, Andrew Johnson Foshee, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Walker, was 15. She married Shade Lee Fox Sr on 5 July 1907, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Winfield, Titus, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 27 July 1982, in Mount Pleasant, Titus, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Titus, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shade Lee Fox Sr
1888–1962
Martha Mattie Foshee
1890–1982
Marriage: 5 July 1907
Letha F Fox
1909–
BUNA LEE FOX
1910–1993
Blalkie Fox
1911–
Sarah "Sally" Elizabeth Fox
1911–1949
Sallie Fox
1912–
Shade Lee Fox, Jr
1915–1967
Melvin Fox
1917–
Cordella Fox
1921–
Rachel Alice Fox
1927–1973
Alvis Fox
1927–
Rachael Louise Fox
1929–
Leslie Ottis Fox
1930–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1907
Johnson, Arkansas, United States
children

(12)

    Letha F Fox

    Female1909–Female

    BUNA LEE FOX

    Female1910–1993Female

    Blalkie Fox

    Female1911–Female

    Sarah "Sally" Elizabeth Fox

    Female1911–1949Female

    Sallie Fox

    Female1912–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 5

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Faucheux .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Fox in household of Shade L Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Fox in household of Shade Fox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Fox in household of Shode Lee Fox, "United States Census, 1940"

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