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248. James Leslie FOX53,145 was born on 1 June 1889 in Jackson County, Tennessee.5 He died on 16 November 1967 at the age of 78 in Girard, Macoupin County, Illinois.59

1910 Census. Jackson Co TN, 12th District, p.147B, Household 189. James L. Fox was living next to his father. He was age 20, married 1 year. Hattie A. was age 21, had 1 child, Thurman D., age 8 months.

5 Jun 1917 World War I Draft Registration
James Leslie Fox was 28, living Rt. 3, Gainesboro, TN. He was born in that place 1 Jun 1889 and was farming for himself. He had a wife and three children. He was of medium height, slender, with blue eyes, brown hair.

1920 Census. Illinois, Montgomery Co, Bois D'Arc township, Farmersville Village.
Sheet 9a, household 58.
Leslie Fox, age 30, laborer, railroad station. Hattie, wife, age 30.
Daskel, son 10, Nola age 7, Myrtle 5, and Odile age 2.

1930 Census. Girard, Macoupin Co, IL, Hh388
Leslie Fox, age 40, married at 19. Laborer, steam railroad
Harrie, wife, 41, married at age 20.
Children all born in TN:
Daskel, son, age 20, apprentice at pharmacy
Nola, dau, age 17. Myrtle, dau, 15. Odell, son, 12.

1940 Census. Girard, Macoupin, IL, Hh 495
Leslie J. Fox, 49, b. TN, Second man Laborer, CBQ Section Railroad
Hattie A., wife, 51, b. TN

1942 World War II Draft Registration
Leslie James Fox still lived in Girard, Macoupin Co. He was now 52, born 1 Jun 1889 in Gainesboro, TN. Harrie A. Fox would always know his addres. He was a railroad employee - his employer was George Blardford of Girard.

James Leslie FOX and Hattie Angeline PIPPIN were married on 10 September 1908 in Jackson County, Tennessee.5,146 Hattie Angeline PIPPIN145, daughter of KINCHEN PIPPIN and GENEVA DELL "JENNIE" DENNIS, was born on 20 June 1888 in Jackson County, Tennessee.127 She died on 31 March 1975 at the age of 86 in Girard, Macoupin County, Illinois.

Hattie has a delayed birth certificate, #168992. Hattie Angeline Pippin was born 20 Jun 1888, at Gainsboro, Jackson Co, TN. Her father was Kinch Pippin; her mother Jennie Dennis, both born in Tennessee. She gave her present address as Girard, Illinois and signed as Hattie Angeline Fox. Supporting evidence was the same as her sister Ova's - the Bible record of Kinch Pippin, her father, very old. Affidavits of Mollie Dyer, her aunt, and L. L. Dyer, a non-relative. They were accepted as Valid.
Note at top of the reverse, dated 19 Sep 1942, is apparently her current address - Mrs. Hattie Fox, 204 N. Harrison, Girard, Ill. Mollie Dyer was age 67, aunt of Hattie, lived near by and helped care for her as an infant. L. L. Dyer, age 68, stated he lived a nearby neighbor when Hattie was born. The Dyers lived in Bloomington Springs, TN.
From Tennessee Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909,

Buried Girard Township Cemetery, Girard, Macoupin Co, IL

James Leslie FOX and Hattie Angeline PIPPIN had the following children:



Daskel Thurman FOX.



Nola Michel FOX.



Myrtle Naomi FOX.



Odell Davis FOX.