Does anyone know of any descendants or researchers whose work includes the
following family of Francis FOX & Tabitha CROKER?
I am not a direct descendant but this is a major branch on two of my trees,
the Tuckett and Debell lines and mixing in with many other families just to
The FOX family spread throughout Cornwall, Devon and Bristol and were of the
Quaker faith. Most popular areas include Falmouth, Looe, & St.German's, CON;
Kingsbridge, Plymouth, & Wadebridge, DEV; Bristol & Frenchay, GLO.
Francis FOX, bapt.6 Jun 1647, the of George Fox & Dorothy KEKEWICH of
St.German's, Cornwall. Francis m.1 Joan SMITH, 1671; m.2 Tabitha CROKER in 1686.
To Joan Smith:
Rachel Fox m. George HODGE. Issue unknown.
Deborah Fox m.Samuel CROKER Esq. of Plymouth. Issue unknown.
To Tabitha CROKER:
Francis Fox m. Mary COGGAR, 1707. Some issue known.
George Fox m.1 Mary BEALING, 1719. St.Austell, Con.
Edward FOX m.Anna WERE. Issue unknown.
Thomas Fox m.Sarah SMITH. Issue unknown.
m.2 Anna DEBELL. Falmouth, Con. My connecting interest.
George Croker Fox, the more famous of the Fox clan, founded
the business of Messrs. G.C.Fox & Co. in 1754 and settled in Falmouth from
Fowey in 1762. His eldest son, born 1752, George Croker Fox II, built Grove
Hill House. The 2nd son, Robert Were Fox, Sen., of Bank House, Grove Place,
established Perran Foundry.
Joseph Fox m.Elizabeth HINGSTON, issue known. Falmouth, Con ->
Francis Fox m. Sarah COOKWORTHY, some issue known. Plymouth, Dev.
Sarah Fox m. Joel CADBURY, some issue known. Exeter, Dev.
Rachel Fox m. John HINGSTON, issue unknown. Austell, Con.
John Fox m.1 Loval APPLEBY, some issue known. Plymouth, Dev.
m.2 Lydia BERRY, some issue known.
Mary Fox m. Andrew ELLICOTT, issue unknown.
Sarah FOX m. Philip DEBELL, issue known. East Looe, Con -> Bristol, Glo. My
[Brother of the above Anna Debell]
Dorothy Fox m. Joseph COLLIER of Plymouth, Issue known.
Known surnames of descendants include: BAWDEN, CADBURY, COLLIER, COOKWORTHY,
CROKER, DEBELL, de-HORNE, ELLICOTT, HINGSTON, HODGE, HOWARD, JAMES,
PRIDEAUX, PRIDHAM, TREGELLES, TUCKETT, WERE & WORSDELL.
I would be most interested in hearing from anyone with information leading
to the capture of these Foxes!
Thanks in advance,
Thanks in advance,
Seeya, Michelle <kahler(a)hypermax.net.au>
I need a schizophrenic octopus that can use both heads to think & 16 arms to
do the work!
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