Amanda Louisa Fox

1861–1941 (Age 79)
Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Amanda Louisa

When Amanda Louisa Fox was born on 24 September 1861, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, Phillip Fox, was 47 and her mother, Mary Susan Catherine Jane Rector, was 33. She married Suman Douglas King about 1881, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Orestes, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 June 1941, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Alexandria, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amanda Louisa Fox
Suman Douglas King
Marriage: about 1881
Edward King
Mary Elizabeth King
Florence Edna King
Mark King
Waldo Emerson King
Hazel Eva King
George Roscoe King
Frederick Douglas King
Margarett J King

Spouse & Children

  • Female1861–1941Female

  • Suman Douglas King


about 1881
Indiana, United States


  • Edward King


  • Mary Elizabeth King


  • Female1884–1963Female

  • Mark King


  • Waldo Emerson King


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Andrew Jackson Fox


  • John Fox


  • Jacob Fox


  • Male1850–1930Male

  • Clarinda Jane Fox


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Amanda Fox in household of Phipp Fox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda L King in household of Duglas S King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda L King in household of Dug King, "United States Census, 1920"

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