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Christof Fox
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1850
Death: Nov. 24, 1913

Bio circa 1881: Christof Fox of the firm of Sporley & Fox, manufactures of harness and dealers in trunks, was born in Austria August 31, 1850; he emigrated to America in 1868. The following year he came to Michigan; was in Negaunee in 1872; worked at his trade until 1874, and then established his present business, and has built up a good trade; he married Miss Gretchen Haas, from Houghton, Mich., August 31, 1880. They had one son - Charles - who died in infancy.

1850 Born at Eger, Austria

1869 emigrated to U.S. and resided at Houghton and California

1880 Census shows Christof 31 living in Negaunee, Marquette, MI. he is single, and working in retail Harness.

1889 County Directory: Cristof Fox, Secretary and Treasurer A Haas Brewing Co.

1895 County Directory: Cristof Fox, Secretary and Treasurer A Haas Brewing Co.

1899 County directory: Haas Brewing Co. Joseph Haas Pres, Adolph Haas Vice-Pres, Christof Fox sec and Treas, n e corner Sheldon and Dodge.

1900 Census shows Christof 49, Margurette E. 41, Florence 17, Arthur C. 16, Lydia G. 12, Agnes E. S. 8, Clarence R. 6, and a servant Matla Emmia 22, owning on Peuabic St., Houghton, Houghton, MI. Cristof born Germany (immigrated 1870), balance born Michigan. Cristof is a book keeper.

1901 Portage Lake Arbeiter Unterstuetzungs Verein--Instituted 1882. Meets 1st Sunday of each month in Hartmann's Hall. Christof Fox, pres. Translation: Worker Supports Society

1910 Census shows Christof 59, Gretchen 49, Florence 27, Arthur 26, Lydia 22, Agnes 18, Clarence 16, owning on Washington St., Pomona, Los Angeles, CA. Cristof born Austria (immigrated 1870), balance born Michigan. Cristof is an orange farmer, Arthur is a mining engineer, Lydia is a milliner. Gretchen had 7 children, 5 living in 1910.

1918, Jan 22, to 1920, Dec 14 resided in Mexico. Legal residence: Pomona, California, pays taxes at Phoenix, AR.

1920, Dec 18 left U.S. for Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico, employed by American Smelters Securities Co.

Children were:
Charles Ed Fox (1881 - 1881)
Florence Rose Fox Svenson (1882 - 1969)
Arthur Cristof Fox (1884 - 1942)
Lydia Grace Fox, Buzick, Kimball (1888 - 1962)
Agnes E. S. Fox, Bewley (1891 - 1955)
Clarence Robert Fox (1894 - 1975)
Milton J Fox (1896 - 1897)

Family links: 
  Eva Marguretta Haas Fox (1859 - 1926)
  Clarence Fox (1884 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
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Record added: Feb 23, 2008
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