My huge brick wall Lulu ???? who married James Alexander Fox
I have been trying for a long time to find out any info on my Great Grandfathers wife Lulu. I will give what I have been told by my relatives.
If any one can help I would be forever greatful.
Info on Lulu given hear is all verbal not proven.
I two documents from her children one says Simon for maiden name other says McFarland.
When Lulu passed away James let a King family raise her. I have met relatives of this King family but they do not know much either. Just that her mom was Lulu.
Many Simon researchers say her maiden name is Simon and name brothers sister and parents but no proof has been found again word of mouth.
All I have for Lulu:
Ancestors of James Alexander Fox
Generation No. 1
1. James Alexander Fox, born 06 Jun 1858 in Des Moines, Polk Co, Iowa; died 24 Jun 1937 in Ogden, Weber Co, Utah. He was the son of 2. Enos Fox and 3. Sarah Fox. He married (1) Cora Davis. She was born 1882 in Utah. He married (2) Lula 'Simon' Simons Aft. 1880. She was born 03 Mar 1878 in Nebraska, and died 27 Apr 1917 in Rigby, Jefferson Co, Idaho. She was the daughter of Valentine Thomas Simon and Sarah 'Lucinda' Hardin.
Notes for James Alexander Fox:
James A Fox Dies Age 79
James Alexander Fox, 79, of 1725 Lincoln Avenue, died at a local hospital this afternoon after a brief illness.
He was born June 6, 1858, in Des Moines, Iowa, son of Enos and Sarah Fox and had lived in Ogden five years. His second marriage took place January 12, 1930, to Cora Davis Bryant Fox.
Besides his wife, he is survived by the following children: Floyd Fox and Alva Fox, Burley, Idaho; Mrs Della Fuller, Monticello, and Mrs Daisy Shay, Union Gap, Washington, and the following stepchildren: Arthur Bryant, Mrs Dorothy Bentz, Mrs Dora Gerard, Walter Bryant, Gordon Bryant, Joseph Bryant and Delbert Bryant of Utah and William Bryant of California.
Funeral services will be conducted at two p m in the Larkin and Sons chapel by Bishop Arthur Pledger. Interment will be in the North Ogden cemetery.
More About James Alexander Fox:
Age: 79 years, 0 months, 18 days
Census: 1860, High Point, Decatur Co, IA
Occupation: Apr 1930, Horse trader
Property: Apr 1930, Tent & auto
Residence: Apr 1930, South east edge of city - intransent
More About Lula 'Simon' Simons:
Age: 39 years, 1 month, 24 days
Generation No. 2
2. Enos Fox, born 1814 in Kentucky. He married 3. Sarah Fox.
3. Sarah Fox, born 1815 in Kentucky.
More About Enos Fox:
Census: 1880, Dist 70, Benton, Fremont, IA roll T9_341 P195.3000 image 0269.
Children of Enos Fox and Sarah Fox are:
i. Letihia Fox, born 1844 in Illinois.
ii. John C Fox, born 1846 in Iowa.
More About John C Fox:
Residence: 1900, Indiana?
iii. Enos M Fox, born 1850 in Iowa.
iv. Sarah E Fox, born 1854 in Iowa.
1 v. James Alexander Fox, born 06 Jun 1858 in Des Moines, Polk Co, Iowa; died 24 Jun 1937 in Ogden, Weber Co, Utah; married (1) Cora Davis; married (2) Lula 'Simon' Simons Aft. 1880.
This is James and Lulu's childrens information:
Children of James Fox and Lula Simons are:
i. Allen 'Alby' Fox, born 11 May 1909 in Idaho; died 03 Aug 1959 in Austin, Travis Co, Texas; married (1) Faye Delia Miller; born 19 Jan 1914 in Sioux Co, Iowa; died 06 May 1966 in Michigan; married (2) Jessie Alice Roe Abt. 1945 in Texas; born Abt. 1915.
More About Allen 'Alby' Fox:
Age: 50 years, 2 months, 23 days
Residence: 24 Jun 1937, Burley, Cassia Co, ID
More About Faye Delia Miller:
Age: 52 years, 3 months, 17 days
1 ii. Floyd 'Curly' Fox, born 06 May 1911 in Red Bluff, Tehama Co, California; died 22 May 1962 in New York; married Nola Burnetta Cranmore 1934 in Oshkosh, Garden Co, Nebraska.
iii. Delia 'Della' Marie Fox, born 20 Jan 1913 in Washington; died 21 Dec 1965 in Salt Lake, Salt Lake Co, Utah; married Lewis Cornelious Fuller 02 Jun 1928 in Preston, Franklin Co, Idaho; born 18 Mar 1901 in Adair, Navajo Co, Arizona; died 10 Jul 1984 in Monticello, San Juan Co, Utah..
Notes for Delia 'Della' Marie Fox:
Della was raised by King family. She is listed with the King family 1920 Census Woodside, Emery Co, Utah. They never adopted her although that is what the census shows. Her mother passed away when she was very young and her father James Alexander Fox put her in a convent of Nuns then the King family took and raised her.
More About Delia 'Della' Marie Fox:
Age: 52 years, 11 months, 1 day
Census: 1920, Woodside, Emery Co, UT
Residence: 24 Jun 1937, Monticello, ID
Verbal info about Lulu and questionable McFarland marriage and questionable info on parents and siblings.
2. Valentine Thomas Simon, born 08 Apr 1835 in Taylorville, Christian Co, Illinois; died 18 Feb 1890 in Strafford, Geene Co, Missouri. He was the son of 4. John 'Sy' Silas Simon and 5. Mary A Durbin. He married 3. Sarah 'Lucinda' Hardin 29 Apr 1858 in Christian Co, Illinois.
3. Sarah 'Lucinda' Hardin, born 1839 in Taylorville, Christian Co, Illinois; died 1919 in Joplin, Jasper Co, Missouri. She was the daughter of 6. John Christopher Hardin and 7. Mary Ann Matholomy.
Notes for Valentine Thomas Simon:
1860 Census: Valentine F Simons 25, farmer, wife Lucinda 20, b. OH . domestic and one child; John Simons laborer
Susan Simons 18 with Mathew Durbin, farmer. She married Sylvester J Durbin in 1861 according to the IL marriage index.
Lucy Simons 16, with Elisha Durbin, farmer,
Arthur Simons 14, with John Thompson, farmer.
Silas Simons 11, with Brittan Harris, farmer.
Elizabeth J Simons unlisted Ref: Simon.ged
Children of Valentine Simon and Sarah Hardin are:
i. Harvey L Simon, born 1858; died 1861.
ii. Mary Simon, born 1860; died 1863.
iii. Martha 'Mattie' Simon, born 1862; died 1936.
iv. Charles Arthur Simon, born 13 Feb 1864 in Taylorville, Christian Co, Illinois1; died 1941; married Martha 'Mertle' Gibson; born 27 Apr 1879 in Joplin, Jasper Co, Missouri.
v. John Simon, born 11 Feb 1868 in Taylorville, Christian Co, Illinois; died 25 Nov 1956 in Provo, Utah Co, Utah; married Annie Dove Mckinsey 1889 in Thurman, Fremont Co, Iowa?2; born Abt. 1870.
More About John Simon:
Age: 88 years, 9 months, 14 days
vi. Tidy Jane Simon, born 19 Apr 1871 in Taylorville, Christian Co, Illinois; died 26 Nov 1956 in Arkansas City, Cowley Co, Kansas; married (1) Hiram Franklin Jackson in Missouri; born 08 May 1855 in Canada; died 24 Nov 1936 in Klondike, Delta Co, Texas; married (2) Male Culley; born Abt. 1865.
More About Tidy Jane Simon:
Age: 85 years, 7 months, 7 days
More About Hiram Franklin Jackson:
Age: 81 years, 6 months, 16 days
vii. Ida Lucy Simon, born 08 Mar 1874 in Illinois; died 30 Sep 1930 in Salt Lake, Salt Lake Co, Utah; married William Walter Morrow; born 1867 in Johnson, Christian Co, Illinois; died 24 Feb 1950 in Salt Lake, Salt Lake Co, Utah.
More About Ida Lucy Simon:
Age: 56 years, 6 months, 22 days
viii. Valentine Thomas Simon II, born 1875.
ix. Silas 'Sy' Simon, born 1878; died 1944.
1 x. Lula 'Simon' Simons, born 03 Mar 1878 in Nebraska; died 27 Apr 1917 in Rigby, Jefferson Co, Idaho; married (1) Robert 'James' McFarland; married (2) James Alexander Fox Aft. 1880.
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