Calhoun County

Fox Family Photos

George Fox

George Fox with friends

George Fox

Amanda & George Fox holding the Watts twins

George C. Fox was born 25 Oct 1855 in Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, to David William & Matilda (Gilliam) Fox. Although his tombstone states 1955, Illinois State records show he died when 79 years old on 28 Apr 1935 in Calhoun County, Illinois.

Amanda Adaline McCannon was born 18 May 1861 in Lee, Iowa, to James & Margaret (Scroggins) McCannon. She became the second wife of George Fox on 01 Oct 1882, in Henderson, Illinois. Mrs. Fox died when aged 69 years on 14 Apr 1932 in Calhoun County.

George & Amanda Fox had several children, including: Belvie Elizabeth born 04 Jun 1885 in Henderson County, Illinois. Theodore born 13 Jan 1890 in Henderson County. Alfred Fox born about 1893 in Illinois.

The Watts twins are thought to have been their grandchildren or great-grandchildren. Mary Margaret Fox, married Leroy Watts.

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