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Walter C. Fox
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Birth: Feb., 1870
Linden
Iowa County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1943
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Walter C Fox
Age at last birthday: 30
Date of birth: Feb 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-house: head
Home in 1900: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of marriage: 4
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Farm or home: farm
Home owned or rented: owned
Mortgage: yes
Occupation: farmer
Months not employed: 0
Census place: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T623 434; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 118
Date: 1 Jun 1900

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Walter C Fox
Age in 1910: 40
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Home in 1910: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of present marriage: 14
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Farm or house: farm
Home owned or rented: owned; has mortgage
Occupation: farmer
Type of industry: own farm
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Census place: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa; Series: T624; Roll: 393; Page: 268A; Enumeration District: 137; Part: 1; Line: 12
Date: 27 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Walter C Fox
Age: 49
Estimated birth year: 1871
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Home in 1920: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa
Address: farm
Marital status: married
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: England
Father's native tongue: English
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Home owned or rented: owned; has mortgage
Occupation: farmer
Type of industry: general farm
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Census place: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T625_492; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 151; Image: 321
Date: 9 Feb 1920

Extract from the 1925 Iowa State Census:
Name: Walter Fox
Age: 55
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birth location: Linden, Wisconsin [source for place of birth]
Race: white
Gender: male
Residence county: Hancock
Residence state: Iowa
Locality: Orthel
Relation to head of house: head
Marital status: married
Highest grade completed: 8
Rent/home value: owns home; value $3700
Mortgage: $4000
Home insurance: $3000
Father: John Fox
Father's estimated birth year: not listed
Father's birth location: England
Mother: Helen Sincox
Mother's age: 75
Mother's estimated birth year: 1850
Mother's birth location: Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Parents' marriage location: Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Religion: Protestant
Census date: 1 Jan 1925
Roll: IA1925_1740
Line: 16

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Walter C Fox
Age: 60
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1930: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Age at first marriage: 25
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Military service: no
Rent/home value: owns home; no value listed; live on farm
Owned a radio: no
Ocupation: farmer
Industry: general farm
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Census place: Orthel, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: 657; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 24; Image: 900.0
Date: 29 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Walter C Fox
Age: 70
Estimated birth year: 1870
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Address: 449 West 5th Street
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: 8
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: owned
Value of home: $2000
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: retired farmer
Has other income of more than $50: yes
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T627_1164; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 41-9
Date: 30 Apr 1940

Article from the "News-Tribune" of Britt, Iowa dated 16 Dec 1953:
Ten Years Ago
Walter Fox, who came here in 1894 from Cobb, Wis., died.

He married Christine B Larson in 1895.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Christine B. Larson Fox (1875 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Lyal Walter Fox (1896 - 1966)*
  Glyde Caroline Fox Higdon (1898 - 1981)*
  Minnie Ellen Fox Higdon (1905 - 1995)*
  Jerry O. Fox (1909 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

FOX
Walter C.
1870 - 1943
Christine B.
1875 - 1963
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58718955
Walter C. Fox
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Walter C. Fox
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Walter C. Fox
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
 
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