Joseph Remly Fox

4 October 1878–8 October 1954 (Age 76)
Mountain Cove Magisterial District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph Remly

When Joseph Remly Fox was born on 4 October 1878, in Mountain Cove Magisterial District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Washington Fox, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ann Dick, was 27. He married Martha Ellen Smith in 1910, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 8 October 1954, in Hopewell, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Reynoldsburg, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Remly Fox
1878–1954
Martha Ellen Smith
1879–1946
Marriage: 1910
Elmer M Fox
1912–
Edith F Fox
1915–
Russell D Fox
1917–
Joseph S Fox
1921–
Lorah Allen Fox
1922–2014
Lena E Fox
1923–
Eva D. Fox
1924–2010
Eva D Fox
1925–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1910
Raleigh, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Elmer M Fox

    Male1912–Male

    Edith F Fox

    Female1915–Female

    Russell D Fox

    Male1917–Male

    Joseph S Fox

    Male1921–Male

    Lorah Allen Fox

    Male1922–2014Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Washington Fox

    Male1835–Male

    Mary Ann Dick

    Female1851–Female

siblings

(9)

    Sarah R Fox

    Female1867–Female

    Amanda Jane Fox

    Female1870–Female

    Martha E. Fox

    Female1871–Female

    Mary E. Fox

    Female1873–1895Female

    Male1875–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jos. R. Fox in household of Jos. W. Fox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph R Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph R Fox in household of Joseph W Fox, "United States Census, 1900"

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