ADAM FOX (Son of John and Nancy)

I.A. ADAM FOX
B: ca 1803 Sevier County
D: 1861-1864 (During Civil War)

Adam was the eldest son of John and Nancy.  He was listed as a
tax-payer in the 1837 Sevier County tax list, but was not in the 1840
census.  At the time of the 1850 census, Adam was in John’s
household and was listed as insane.  In the 1860 census (after
John’s death), Adam was living with his brother, Cornelius.

From “In the Shadow of the Smokies”:  Adam Fox was the son of
John Fox and Nancy Patterson Fox.  He was said to have been
somewhat feeble-minded.  During the Civil War he was killed by a
group of raiders, while the women and children begged them to let
him go  All of the men of the neighborhood had scattered to the
woods to escape the raiders.  The women of the vicinity dug the
grave and buried Adam there.  This burial is not marked, but its
location is remembered by Mabel Sharp.

I.B. REBECCA FOX RENFRO (d/o John & Nancy Fox)

I.B. REBECCA FOX
B: 15 Aug 1807 Sevier County, Tennessee
M: Mark Renfro
D: 2 Jan 1847 Copper County, Missouri

Rebecca was the oldest daughter of John and Nancy.  She
married Mark Renfro and moved to Moniteau County, later
Cooper County, Missouri in the summer of 1841.  Rebecca died
in 1847 and is buried in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Prairie
Home township.  Mark remarried after Rebecca’s death.

1830 Sevier County, Tennessee:
John Renfro 32001-010001
Mark Renfro 00001-10001
John Fox 1100201-1211001
Jessee Renfro 00001-20001

1850 Moniteau County, Missouri
Mark Renfro 47 M farmer $1000 TN, ? 36 F MO, Thomas 17
M laborer TN, Jeremiah 16 M MO, Nancy 15 F TN, Susan 14 F
MO, Harriett 11 F MO, Mary 9 F MO, Mark 6 M MO, John 1
M MO, Coleman 8 M MO (living with George Holt family.)


Dick Fox

dickdfox@yahoo.com
Lockhart, TX
USA

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