Justus Barnes Fox

Justus Barnes Fox

Male 1822 - 1896  (74 years)

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  • Name Justus Barnes Fox 
    Born 15 Apr 1822 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1896 
    Age 74 years 
    Person ID I32947  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Justus Fox Married: 2x2x ,   b. 1784,   d. 18 Apr 1861  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rebecca Bull,   b. 6 Nov 1780,   d. 29 Dec 1848  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Fields,   b. 2 Nov 1820,   d. 15 Sep 1868  (Age 47 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Seymour Justice Fox,   b. 22 Sep 1857,   d. 10 Jul 1916  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Ursula Jennett Fox,   b. 1849,   d. 30 Jun 1873  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Ephraim Jay Fox,   b. 1850,   d. 1912  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Rebecca Pamelia Millie Fox,   b. 28 Aug 1855,   d. 15 Mar 1920  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Helen Sarah Fox,   b. 1862,   d. 29 Jun 1889  (Age 27 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F12222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Laura Hurd Married: 2x2x ,   b. 22 Oct 1827, prob Richland, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1903, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Justus Barnes Fox - April 15, 1822 - May 21, 1896. Son of Justus and Rebecca Bull Fox. Husband of Sarah Fields Fox (married 1846) & Laura Hurd Fillmore Fox (married November 15, 1868.)

      1895 LANDMARKS OF OSWEGO COUNTY - FOX, Justus B., of Connecticut ancestry, was born April 15, 1822, in Richland, a grandson of Ephraim, born in Connecticut, who died in this county, aged eighty-five. The father, Justus, was also born in Connecticut, and died here aged eighty years. He married Rebecca Bull of Connecticut, who died aged sixty-eight years. Their children were: Ann, Abigail, Wait G., Elizabeth, Ursula, Luke, Desire, Justus, Hiram, Luke J., all of whom are deceased except Justus. The latter was educated in Richland and was a farmer and boatman for twenty years and now manufactures brick. He has lived on his present farm forty-four years. He is a Royal Arch Mason, and a Granger. In 1846 he married Sally Fields, daughter of Seymour Fields, and she died in 1868. Their children were Ursula, Janet, Ephraim J., Seymour D., Milly, Seymour J., and Helen, of whom Ursula, Janet, S.D. and Helen are deceased. November 15, 1868, he married second, Laura, widow of Clark Filmore, and daughter of Jarvis Hurd of Richland. The grandfather and father of Justus were the first settlers in this town from the East, there being two from Canada, coming about 1801. The grandfather was a Revolutionary soldier. The father was a Royal Arch Mason. The grandfather of Laura Fox, Joseph Hurd, was one of the first settlers in Sandy Creek. Jarvis Hurd, son of Joseph Hurd, was a soldier in the war of 1812. Mr. and Mrs. Filmore had these children: Rebecca and Silas, the later dying at the age of twenty-two. Rebecca married Fernando Smith and lives in this town.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, June 10, 1896 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Memorial - Another old landmark and honored resident has passed away. The subject of this sketch, Justus B. Fox, was born in the town of Richland, April 15, 1822. He was the seventh child of a family of ten children of the late Justus and Rebecca Bull Fox who lived near what is known as the Fox bridge. They were among the first settlers in this town and spent their lives on the farm they cleared. In 1846 he united in marriage with Sarah Field of this town. Their union was blessed with six children, Janette, Ephriam J., Seymour D., Milley, Seymour J. and Helen, three of whom are now living, Ephriam J. and Seymour J. of this town and Mrs. H. Tuttle, of Lacona. In the fall of 1849 he purchased a farm about two miles south of Pulaski near the Fox school house where he lived at the time of his death. For several seasons, some thirty years ago he was very successful in the occupation of boating and since that time has been a farmer and brick layer. In the winter of 1868 he buried his wife. In November following, he married Mrs. Laura Hurd Filmore, of Ellisburg, who is left to mourn his loss. He was a man who enjoyed good health and although advanced in years was well until two years ago when he was stricken with la grippe from which he never fully recovered, although able to attend to his business until this spring when he was again prostrated which resulted in his death. A number of years ago he joined the Masonic order at Pulaski and their respect to him showed his standing in the lodge as a few days before his death he was visited by friends. The 21st he quietly and peacefully passed away. The funeral was held on the 24th at his late residence and was the largest funeral ever attended in this town. There were one hundred twenty masons present to do honor to their fallen comrade and one hundred forty-seven carriages followed him to the grave where he was laid to rest, in the Lehigh cemetery. The bearers were Dr. F. S. Low, D. A. King, Lafayette Austin, Thomas Stone, Thomas Ingersoll and Seneca Moore. A short and very impressive discourse was delivered by the Rev. A. D. Webster after which the masons took charge.