Samuel Fox

1744–
Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Fox was born in 1744, in Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Fox Jr., was 27 and his mother, Helen, was 27. He married Anne Hibbard on 15 June 1772, in Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Samuel Fox
1744–
Anne Hibbard
1745–
Marriage: 15 June 1772

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 June 1772
Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 57

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 64

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 71

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Fox, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Samuel Fox, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Samuel Fox, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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