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279. Mary Etta PIPPIN125 was born on 29 September 1890 in Jackson County, Tennessee.124,127 She died on 28 January 1984 at the age of 93 in Kern County, California.59,124

There is a "Delayed Birth Certificate" from the state of Tennessee, digital, at
Mary Etta Pippin was born, rural Jackson County, District 12, on 29 Sep 1980. Her parents were married and she was the 4th child of this mother. [She was the 3rd child unless her parents lost an unknown child and there does not seem to be an interval when such a child could have been born.] Her father was Kinch Pippin; her mother Geneva Dennis - both born in Jackson County, TN.

Buried Grangeville Cemetery, Armona, Kings County, CA.

Mary Etta PIPPIN and Obed Nathan FOX were married on 29 December 1907 in Jackson County, Tennessee.126 Obed Nathan FOX60,123,124,125, son of Meredith Anderson FOX and Aletha Mary Catherine FOX, was born on 13 October 1881 in Jackson County, Tennessee.123,124 He died on 22 December 1956 at the age of 75 in Coalinga, Fresno County, California.124

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.

World War I Draft Registration. Obed Nasor Fox, of Gainesboro, Jackson, TN. was age 37, born 13 Oct 1881. Farming. Etter Fox was his nearest relative. Signed O. N. Fox. Not filed out on back with date, description.

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..

1940 Census. Cookeville, Putnam, TN, Hh 133
Live at 208 Chestnut Street - lived in the same place in 1935
Obed Fox, age 58, 8th grade education, employment is odd jobs, any place
Etta, wife, 49, 8th grade education, seamstress, shirt factory
Vida, dau, 17. Ruby, dau, 8.

Buried Grangeville Cemetery, Armona, CA

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



Omer C. FOX.



Nathan Clyde FOX.



Vestal Lee FOX.



James Willard FOX.



Lucille FOX.



Vida Marie FOX.



Ruby Nell FOX.