Calhoun County

FOX Family Photos

George FOX

George FOX with friends

Mozier, about 1914
George C. FOX with dog, unknown lady, Amanda (McCANNON) FOX holding her granddaughter, Lucille WATTS, Mary (FOX) WATTS, standing.
Would really appreciate help identifying the unknown lady.

Mozier, Abt. 1914
William LeRoy WATTS & Mary (FOX) WATTS, holding their baby Lucille. William LeRoy is the son of James Henry WATTS and Evalina "Eva" (BLACKSTONE) WATTS. Mary is the daughter of George C. FOX and Amanda (McCANNON) FOX.

Mozier, date unknown
The FOX Kids - Alfred, Theodore, Mary, and Belva. Children of George C. and Amanda (McCANNON) FOX.

Mozier, 1930
George C. & Amanda (McCANNON) FOX

Mozier, 1930
George C. & Amanda (McCANNON) FOX holding twin grandsons, Berdell "Big" and Berdett "Little" WATTS; sons of their daughter Mary (FOX) WATTS

Wood River, IL, Abt. 1942/43
The WATTS Family
Back Row: Warren, [insert of Mary (FOX) WATTS], Helen, Lola, Luva, Lucille, Wm. LeRoy.
Sitting: Twins Berdett "Big" and Berdett "Little".
Family moved from Calhoun County to Wood River, Illinois, after death of their mother, Mary (FOX) WATTS.

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. Mary Margaret FOX, married Leroy WATTS.

[Source of original photos and information: Unknown]
Additional photos and information provided 26 May 2019 by Sharon Urban

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