Thelma Arline Fox

29 June 1934–10 May 1974 (Age 39)
Hollis, Cloud, Kansas, United States

The Life of Thelma Arline

Thelma Arline Fox was born on 29 June 1934, in Hollis, Cloud, Kansas, United States as the daughter of Edward J Fox and Nellie Chritton. She died on 10 May 1974, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in East Lawn Palms Cemetery, Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Leroy Hobart Jones
Thelma Arline Fox

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward J Fox





    Nellie M Fox


    Dorothy Fox


    Wilma Jean Fox



    Joyce C Fox


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 4

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 11

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Thelma Fox in household of Edgar Fox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma in entry for Leroy H Jones, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Thelma in entry for Leroy H Jones, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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