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162. Obed Nathan FOX60,117,118,119 was born on 13 October 1881 in Jackson County, Tennessee.117,118 He died on 22 December 1956 at the age of 75 in Coalinga, Fresno County, California.118

Obed is a first cousin to brothers Leslie & Gilman who married Mary Etta's sisters Hattie & Ova.

1900 Census. Found still at home with parents. Age 18.

1910 Census, Jackson Co TN, District 12, p.145B, Household 150. Obed N. Fox, age 28, married 2 years. Mary E., wife, age 19, 1 child. Omer C. age 1 year 2 months.

Jackson Co TN 1920 Census with Mary E. & first 4 children.

1930 Census. Dist 10, jackson, TN, Hh 114
Obed Fox, age 48, married at age 26.
Etta, wife, 39, married at 18
Omer C., son, age 21, married at 19
Uler, dau-in-law, age 17, married at 15
Vestal, son, 17, married at 15
Lara C., dau-in-law, 17, married at 15
Willard, son, 13.
Luceel, dau, age 9.
Vida, dau, age 7
James K., son, age 6 months. I believe James is a grandson, probably son of Omer..

Buried Grangeville Cemetery, Armona, CA


Obed Nathan FOX and Mary Etta PIPPIN were married on 29 December 1907 in Jackson County, Tennessee.120 Mary Etta PIPPIN119, daughter of KINCHEN PIPPIN and GENEVA DELL "JENNIE" DENNIS, was born on 29 September 1890 in Jackson County, Tennessee.118,121 She died on 28 January 1984 at the age of 93 in Kern County, California.59,118

Buried Grangeville Cemetery, Armona CA.

Obed Nathan FOX and Mary Etta PIPPIN had the following children:

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Omer C. FOX was born on 27 January 1909 in Jackson County, Tennessee.118,120 He died on 10 December 1945 at the age of 36 in Coalinga, Fresno County, California.118

Had been married two years by 1930, but he and his wife were living with his parents. Likely James K. Fox, age 6/12, listed as a son of Obed, was actually a grandchild and their child.

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ii.

Nathan Clyde FOX was born on 1 August 1910. He died on 9 November 1990 at the age of 80 in Cocke County, Tennessee.104

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iii.

Vestal Lee FOX was born on 18 August 1912.

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iv.

James Willard FOX was born on 31 March 1917. He died on 15 March 1979 at the age of 61 in Los Angeles, California.104

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v.

Lucille FOX was born on 6 August 1920.

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Vita Marie FOX was born on 29 December 1922. She died on 19 August 1992 at the age of 69 in Fresno, Fresno County, California.104

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vii.

Ruby Nell FOX was born on 16 July 1931.