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74. Uriah Henry Washington FOX16,51,52,53,54 was born on 27 February 1834 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 He died on 29 April 1915 at the age of 81 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

Ranger Book 1817-1860; Copied under WPA by Mrs. Maude McGlasson, Jun 1936
Taken up by U. H. Wm. Fox. 1 sheep. 11 Jan 1860.

1860 Census. Uriah listed as H. W. Fox age 26. Sarah A. age 22 and Sydney age 9 months. He would appear to be the eldest child.

1880 Census, Jackson Co TN
Uriah Fox, age 46, born TN as were his parents. Dicy age 40. Sidney 20, Mary 16, James 13, Wesley 12, Cinthy 10, Maranda 8, Cora P. 6, Arba C.5 and Dicy age 1.

1900 Census. Jackson Co TN
Uriah H. W. Fox, born Feb 1834. age 66. Married 37 years. Dicey, wife, born May 1840, age 60. Dicey's mother was born in South Carolina. Dicey has had 12 children, 7 are living. Riah B., son, born Feb 1884, age 16. Linard A., son, born Jan 1887, age 13.

1910 Census, Jackson Co TN.
Uriah H. W. Fox, age 75, widowed. Apparently his daughter and her family were living with Uriah since he is the head of household.
Riley C. Chaffin, Son in Law, age 35, married 16 years. Dicey V. Chaffin, age 32. 4 children.
John W. age 15, Garrity A. age 13, Flora V. age 9, and Herman C. age 6.

1915 Death Certificates: died of pneumonia fever, attended by Dr. N. M. McCoin.
Buried Fox Family Cemetery, Jackson Co TN. R. C. Chaffin was the informant and listed the parents as B. A. Fox and Myran Bassham.

Uriah Henry Washington FOX and Sarah Ann BROWN were married on 27 March 1855 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,53 Sarah Ann BROWN53, daughter of Henderson BROWN and Melvina BIRDWELL, was born on 10 March 1837 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53 She died on 18 March 1862 at the age of 25 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53

Sarah is buried Rash Cemetery, Jackson Co TN

Uriah Henry Washington FOX and Sarah Ann BROWN had the following children:

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Julia Ann FOX was born on 21 July 1858 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 She died on 29 July 1878 at the age of 20 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

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Sidney Columbus FOX.

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Thomas Haywood FOX was born on 10 December 1860.6 He died on 10 March 1862 at the age of 1.6

Uriah Henry Washington FOX and Dicy Lovina WHITEFIELD were married on 22 February 1863 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,53,55 Dicy Lovina WHITEFIELD6, daughter of Carter WHITEFIELD and Mary PERKINS, was born on 4 May 1840 in Tennessee.52,53,55 She died on 24 December 1904 at the age of 64 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53

Uriah Henry Washington FOX and Dicy Lovina WHITEFIELD had the following children:

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Uriah John Leslie B. FOX was born on 21 May 1864 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 He died on 14 April 1873 at the age of 8 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53

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Mary M. FOX6,53 was born on 29 May 1865 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 She died on 26 March 1954 at the age of 88 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

Mary married William Narl E.l Chaffin. He was born 29 Mar 1856, Jackson Co TN, and died 27 Jan 1940 in Putnam Co TN.

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James Branch FOX was born on 14 February 1867 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 He died on 29 January 1884 at the age of 16 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

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Wesley Perkins FOX53 was born on 11 December 1868 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 He died on 4 September 1955 at the age of 86 in Marshall County, Oklahoma.53

Wesley married Mary Horn.

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Cynthia Ann FOX6,53,56 was born on 6 April 1870 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 She died on 21 April 1929 at the age of 59 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53

Cynthia married Leonard Whitson on 27 Dec 1896, Jackson Co TN. He was the son of Jere Whitson & Olive Harpool. Leonard was born 10 Dec 1875, died 11 Feb 1948.

Death certificate of Centha Ann Whitson states that her parents were Rier Fox and Dicy Whitefield. She died of carcinoma of the uterus.

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Maranda M. FOX6 was born on 1 January 1872 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 She died on 27 February 1891 at the age of 19 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

Maranda married John Young on 10 Jul 1889

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Cora Pearly FOX6,53 was born on 7 February 1874 in Tennessee.6,55

Cora married James M. Loftis on 1 Dec 1888 in Jackson Co TN. He was the son of George Loftis and Sarah Chaffin. James was born 1869, died 1933 in Texalo, Beckman Co, OK.

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Arbuckle Pickens "Arb" FOX53 was born on 13 May 1875 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 He died on 5 November 1898 at the age of 23 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53

Arb married Minnie Childress about 1895. She was the daughter of Tom Bradford & Mary Childress. Minnie was born 11 Nov 1878, died 17 Sep 1953.

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Dicy Lovina FOX6,51 was born on 14 November 1878 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6,55 She died on 30 October 1958 at the age of 79 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

Dicey married Riley Columbus Chaffin on 3 Sep 1893 in Jackson Co TN. He was the son of John Chaffin and Nancy Williams. Riley was born 4 May 1874, died 4 Dec 1922..

In 1910, Dicey and her husband Riley C. Chaffin are living with her father. They had been married 16 years, so married about 1894. Four children are listed: John W. age 15, Garrity A. age 13, Flora V age 9 and Herman C. age 6.

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Riah B. FOX6,52,53,57,58 was born on 12 February 1884 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 He died on 5 September 1926 at the age of 42 in Putnam County, Tennessee.53
The 1900 census states that Riah was born Feb 1884 and he is 16 years old. Lois Tindall had his birth as 12 Feb 1883.

Rich. B. married Daisy Judd on 24 Sep 1905 in Putnam Co TN. She was born 31 Mar 1888, died 17 Oct 1965.

The death certificate in Putnam Co states just "B. Fox". Born 12 Feb 1883 and died 5 Sep 1926. He was married. The informant was Hugo Fox. Parents named as Euria Fox and Dycia Whitefield. He died of periotonitis from an ulcer and was buried Cookeville Cemetery.

A son of Bee Fox & Daisy Judd was Rillon David Fox, born about 1914 and died 8 Jun 1933 at age 19. He died an immediate death from fracture of skull caused by an automobile accident. Hugo Fox was again the informant.

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Leonard Anderson FOX53 was born on 1 January 1887 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6

Lenoard married Lucille Brewster.