Saturday, August 04, 2012

Surname Saturday : Fox

The FOX surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of the surname are unknown, though likely English.

Stories and history : 

Ahnentafel # 95 : Sally Fox (1788-1868).  Sally was born August 27, 1788 in Centre Harbor, New Hampshire.  She married in 1808 to Joel Philbrick (1781-1846).  Joel was born April 24, 1781.  They raised 10 children, moving to Licking County, Ohio.  Joel died March 1, 1846 in Licking County, Ohio.  Sally died 1868 in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio.  

Ahnentafel # 190: John Fox (1755-1841).  John was born in 1755.  He married Sarah Worcester (1765-1849).  Sarah was born in 1765 and died in 1849.  John died in 1841.  Nothing further known at this point.

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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