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Re: Doctor Fox

Posted: 1441056610000
Classification: Query
There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census was burned in the 1920's. Add 20 yrs to everyone's 1880 age for the 1900 census.

I’m not related to any member of this family.

Need DOB + birthplace for Elias Fox.
NEED 1st name for wife + DOB + birthplace.

Census records do not record the “specific locality” of a person’s birth.
Census records only record where a person was born – state or country.
Census records record where a person was living when the census taker came by.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

Facts you should know about the early census records –

All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.

NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]

1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.

Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
Immigration date is not recorded

1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members with their birthplaces

1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++

INDIANA marriage record -
Name: Doctor Fox
Gender: Male
Birth Place: NC
Birth Year: 1813
Spouse Name: Malinda Moss
Spouse Birth Place: IN
Spouse Birth Year: 1818
Marriage Year: 1833
Marriage State: IN

1840 -
Name: Doctor Fox
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Greencastle, Putnam, Indiana
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4

1850 -
Name: Doctor Fox
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Jackson, Putnam, Indiana, USA
Gender: Male

Doctor Fox 36 NC - farmer
Melinda Fox 34, NC
James N Fox 14, IND
George W Fox 12, IND
Celia Fox 7, IND
Joel Fox 5, IND
Leana Fox 3, IND
Harvy Fox 10m, IND
Rebecca Fox 75, NC

1860 -
Name: Doctor Fox
Age: 48
Birth Year: 1812
Gender: Male
Birth Place: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Washington, Putnam, Indiana
Post Office: Reelsville

Doctor Fox 48, NC - farmer
Malinda Fox 43, NC
Celia Fox 18, IND
Joel V Fox 15, IND
Christina Fox 12, IND
Harvey Fox 11, IND
Jemima Fox 7, IND
Pleasant Fox 4, IND
Jno R Fox 2, IND

Doctor Franklin Fox
Birth 1812 • , , North Carolina, USA
Death 1878 • Palestine, Union, Indiana

from -
Malinda Moss Fox
Birth: Feb. 9, 1818
Washington County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 16, 1866
Putnam County
Indiana, USA

Malinda Moss was born to Willam Moss and Martha Wright. Her siblings were Elizabeth (Moss) Fox, Henry Moss, Catherine Moss, Nancy Jane (Moss) Cunningham, Ransom Moss, Mary (Moss) Love, David Franklin Moss, Malinda (Moss) Fox, Pleasant Moss, and Delilah (Moss) Scott.

Malinda was married to Doctor F. Fox on 4 Apr 1833 in Putnam County Indiana. Their children were James N. Fox, George W. Fox, Cecilia (Fox) Davenport, Joel Fox, Christena (Fox) Coffel,Harvey Fox, Jemina (Fox) Jones, Pleasant Fox, John Fox, Anna (Fox) Williams, and Cynthia Fox.

Family links:
William Moss (1781 - 1863)
Martha Wright Moss (1780 - 1872)

George W. Fox (1837 - 1869)

Elizabeth Moss Fox (1805 - 1868)
Nancy Jane Moss Cunningham (1810 - 1877)
David Franklin Moss (1815 - 1909)
Malinda Moss Fox (1818 - 1866)

Lower Boone Cemetery
Putnam County
Indiana, USA

INDIANA Vital Records -
On March 5, 1945, the General Assembly of the State of Indiana approved H. 449, an act relating to vital statistics; providing for the collection of records of births and deaths. Acts 1945, c. 154.

statement source -
Dawn M. Adams
Staff Attorney
Indiana State Department of Health
Office of Legal Affairs
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: 317/233-7874
Fax: 317/233-7143

Parents names + burial location are usually stated.

1860 -
Name: Elias Fox
Age: 56
Birth Year: abt 1804
Gender: Male
Birth Place: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Pleasant, Appanoose, Iowa
Post Office: Centerville

Elias Fox 56, NC
Elizabeth Fox 46, NC
Adam Fox 21, IND
Elias Fox 18, IND
Tillman Fox 16, IND
Celia Fox 13, IND

There is no way to prove a relationship btw Doctor & Elias as "relationships" were not reported until 1880.

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