36. Bartlett Anderson FOX16 was born on 19 December 1806 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 He died on 14 February 1873 at the age of 66 in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee.6
1840 Census, Jackson Co TN, Dist 11.
1m -5, 1m 30-40. 2f -5, 2f 5-10, 2f 10-15, 1f 20-30.
Followed brothers William & Henry in this census.
Tennessee Land Grants, Vol. I, Sistler.
Bartlet A. Fox, Jackson Co, Mountain District
1842, 100 acres Bk S, p317 Grant #8714
1850, Dist 11, Jackson Co TN, p.288b, Household 735. Bartlett A. Fox age 44, Farmer, b. TN. Miriam, age 43, b. VA, Paralee 21, Rhoda 17, Uriah 15, Miriam 13, Deliler 11, Benjamine 9, Julian 7, and Meradeth 4. Blake Thackston age 15 was also living there, helping with the farming.
In 1860, he was listed as Anderson Fox, age 52. Too many Bartletts in the area. Mary, age 32. doesn't seem to be either his first wife, nor daughter Miriam. Benjamin was listed as 17, Delilah as 20, and Meredith, age 12.
Bartlett Anderson FOX and Miriam Payne BASSHAM were married on 23 May 1826 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 Miriam Payne BASSHAM, daughter of Uriah BASSHAM and Rhoda SIMMONS, was born in 1807 in Virginia. She died on 30 August 1875 at the age of 68 in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tennessee.20
Bartlett Anderson FOX and Miriam Payne BASSHAM had the following children:
|Millie Ann FOX6,16 was born on 16 April 1827 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 |
In 1850, Millie was already married to Abner Porter. They were living in the midst of the other Fox families. Abner was 27, Milly 23, William & Benjamin were both 3, presumably twins, Alexander age 2, and Elizabeth age 1. They lived next door to William Porter, age 60 & b. in NC, whose wife was Ruth age 52, and seven young adults and children. William is likely Abner's father. The surname was spelled "Poter" in this census.
By 1860, Abner & Millie's family had changed. Benjamin age 13 was there, and Elizabeth age 11 - apparently William & Alexander had died. Amanda was age 7. William Fox age 22 was living with them doing day labor.
|Parilee Frances FOX was born on 23 September 1828 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6|
|Elizabeth Miriam FOX6 was born on 26 December 1830 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 Elizabeth married Campbell Davis.|
|Rhoda Simmons FOX6 was born on 30 December 1832 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 Rhoda married Logan Jackson.|
|Uriah Henry Washington FOX.|
|Miriam FOX6 was born on 7 April 1836 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 Miriam married Jones/Jonas H. Flatt, son of Isaac Flat.|
|Delilah Simpson FOX6 was born on 28 August 1838 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 Delilah married (1) Logan Jackson and (2) Billy Ragland|
|Benjamin Bartlett FOX6,21,22,23 was born on 23 February 1840 in Jackson County, Tennessee.6 He died on 28 October 1924 at the age of 84.6 |
Benjamin married Malinda Elizabeth Chaffin about 1860.
His death certificate gives his parents as Anderson Fox and Myram Bassham. He was a widower at the time he died. He died of heart failure at age 84. He is buried Fox Cemetery in Jackson Co.
They had a son, Merida Wilson Fox who never married. He died 7 Aug 1936 at age 54 years, 8 months, 4 days - which calculates to a birth of about 3 Dec 1881. He had tuberculosis of the throat. His parents are listed as B. Bart Fox and Malinda E. Chaffin.
Another son was Ben Anderson Fox, born about 1867, who died 27 Jan 1939. He was a preacher and listed as married at the time of his death. Mandy Fox was the informant. He was found dead and believed to have died of heart disease. Parents given as Barth Fox and Lindy Chaffin. He was buried Smyrna Cemetery in Putnam Co. TN
|Julia Ann FOX.|
|Meredith Anderson FOX.|