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224. Columbus Gilman FOX was born on 21 October 1891 in Jackson County, Tennessee. He died on 8 June 1971 at the age of 79 in Girard, Macoupin County, Illinois.

Columbus Fox is in the SSDI. Born 21 Oct 1891, died Jun 1971, Girard, IL. His card was issued in Illinois.

Columbus Gilman FOX and Ova Minora PIPPIN were married on 25 September 1910 in Jackson County, Tennessee. Ova Minora PIPPIN, daughter of KINCHEN PIPPIN and GENEVA DELL "JENNIE" DENNIS, was born on 5 March 1894 in Jackson County, Tennessee.121,138 She died on 18 May 1976 at the age of 82 in Girard, Macoupin County, Illinois.5

Bobby Fox had a date of 12 May 1976 for Ora's death. He provided the place as well.

In 1910, Ova's parents were both dead. She was living as a Servant in the home of Joe L. Petty, District 12, Jackson Co TN. She was 15.

1920 Census. Girard, Macoupin Co, IL, Hh 56
Gilman C. Vox, age 27
Ova, wife, age 25
Beulah V., daughter, age 8 years, 6 months
May M., daughter, age 6 years, 4 months.

1930 Census. Nilwood, Macoupin Co, IL, Hh 94
Gilmon Fox, age 39, married at age 19
"Oba", age 35, married at age 16
Beulah, dau, 18. May, dau, 16. Both born in Tennessee
Kenneth, son, 10. Donald, son, 6. Both born in Illinois

1940 Census. Girard, Macoupin Co, IL, Hh 403. Living at 130 W. Jefferson, which they own. They are marked as having lived in a rural area of Macoupin Co in 1935.
Gilman C. Fox, age 48, b. TN, only finished the 8th grade, Helper, Implement Co
Ova, wife, 45, b. TN, finished 6th grade
Maye U., daughter, 26, b. TN, 4 years of HS, Beauty Operator, Own shop
Donald C., son, 16, b. IL, 1 year of HS, Attendant, Service Station
Kenneth C., son, 19, b. IL, 2 years of HS, Apprentice Carpenter, Bldg. Construction
Marcella, dau-in-law, 17, b. IL

In the SSDI there is an entry for Ova Fox, whose last residence was in New Braunfels, Comal Co, Texas. She was born 5 Mar 1895, died May 1976. Her social security number was issued in Illinois prior to 1951. Her husband died in Girard. Could she have moved to live with a child? I found no Texas death certificate for her although they go through 1976.

Columbus Gilman FOX and Ova Minora PIPPIN had the following children:



Beulah V. FOX53 was born on 31 January 1911 in Jackson County, Tennessee.53 She died on 23 August 1993 at the age of 82.53

Beulah married Ray Grimmett.



Eula Maye FOX53 was born on 9 September 1913. She died on 10 December 1991 at the age of 78.53

Eula married Michael Billo.



Carl Kenneth FOX.



Donald C. FOX.