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Fox Families

Kansas 1875 Census, Winfield Township, Cowley County, March 1, 1875.
Name                           age sex color          Place/birth Where from
Sarah A. Fox                33    f      w               Indiana              Indiana
Charlie M. Fox         8  m     w               Kansas
Fox, Sarah A., 30.
Fox, Wm., 72. No spouse listed.
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Mrs. Fox...
Winfield Courier, December 12, 1878.
                                                   City Council Proceedings.
                                      WINFIELD, KANSAS, December 9, 1878.
Council met in council chamber.
Present: J. B. Lynn, Mayor; Councilmen Gully, Manning, and Wood. Councilman Jochems, having moved outside the city limits, his name was dropped.
The case of Mrs. Fox applying for aid from the city was discussed. On motion of Mr. Wood, the mayor was directed to take such action as the law and the necessity of the case required.
Winfield Courier, February 27, 1879.
                                           CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS.
                                           WINFIELD, KANS., Feb. 16, 1879.
                                                       BILLS PRESENTED.
Lynn & Gillelen, maintenance of Mrs. Fox, pauper, $12.00. Allowed.
Winfield Courier, March 27, 1879.
                                           CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS.
                                           WINFIELD, KANS., Mar. 24, 1879.
The following bills were allowed and ordered paid.
                                       Lynn & Gillelen, mdse. for Mrs. Fox, $2.75.
Wm. Fox, pauper...
Winfield Courier, May 8, 1879.
Council met in regular session Monday evening.
The marshal was instructed to procure temporary shelter and board for Wm. Fox, a pauper, at the lowest rate possible.
George Fox, a minor...
Winfield Courier, March 23, 1882.
Petition filed for the sale of real estate belonging to Chas. Fox, a minor.
Cowley County Courant, March 30, 1882.
Petition has been filed in the Probate Court for the sale of real estate belonging to George Fox, a minor.
Luke Fox...a new name!

Winfield Courier, December 13, 1883.
Stock sale: I will sell at public auction on 9th Ave., Winfield, Kansas, on Saturday, Dec. 15th, 1883, the following property to-wit: Two milch cows coming fresh soon, two yearling heifers, one three year old colt, one yearling colt, and one two horse wagon. LUKE FOX.
M. M. Scott, Auctioneer.
Mr. Fox???
Winfield Courier, March 13, 1884.
Mr. Fox has rented the widow Crane place.
Jas. B. Fox: new arrival...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, February 19, 1887. From Thursday’s Daily.
Jas. B. Fox arrived in the city from Olney, Illinois, this morning. Mr. Fox is here to buy Arkansas City real estate. He has heard so much praise bestowed on Arkansas City that he determined to come and see us. He reports that not half of the good had been told.
Wm. Fox, Bolton Township, marries Emma Hurst...
Winfield Courier, July 3, 1879.
                                                    MARRIAGE LICENSES.
Wm. Fox and Emma Hurst.
Arkansas City Traveler, July 9, 1879.
FOX - HURST. At the residence of Mr. Hurst, in Bolton Township, on the evening of the 4th of July, 1879, by Rev. L. F. Laverty, Mr. Wm. Fox and Miss Emma Hurst.
Emmet Fox, of Hunnewell???
Arkansas City Traveler, January 11, 1882.
Emmet Fox and Chas. Brantley, with Ed. Hewins’ greyhounds, “Black Jack” and “Blue,” caught a grey eagle on Fire Creek, Monday, after a chase of three miles. The dogs jumped the eagle in the prairie and crowded him so close that he couldn’t rise much above the ground. The bird measured nine feet from tip to tip of his wings. Hunnewell Independent.
Dennis Fox, Arkansas City...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, April 2, 1887. From Monday’s Daily.
Constable Johnnie Breene was out all Saturday night nearly, looking for Frank Sheets. A state warrant was issued against Sheets for the part he played in the ruffianism practiced at the opera house Saturday night and Johnnie was looking for his man to serve the warrant on. He captured him at about 1 o’clock and took care of him until morning.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, April 2, 1887. From Monday’s Daily.

Frank Sheets, Wm. Davis, Robert Ald, and Dennis Fox worked a dangerous scheme Saturday evening to get into the opera house to witness Humpty Dumpty. They went up into the hall and at the ticket office Sheets and Fox drew their revolvers on Chas. Huber, the ticket seller, and demanded four tickets. Huber handed them over and while the boys went in, sent down for Marshal Gray and Johnnie Breene, who came up, arrested them, and put them in the calaboose overnight. Fox was released to appear for trial Wednesday upon giving bond. Sheets was turned over to the state for prosecution and this morning in Judge Kreamer’s court was charged $5 and costs. He paid. Davis and Ald are two boys. They did nothing, but were accessories. Sheets is the man whom McGinnis cut with a razor two years ago.


Mr. Fox...
Arkansas City Traveler, Wednesday, February 21, 1883.
Wire Fence Again. Senator Roberts, of Pennsylvania, accompanied by Mr. Windsor, arrived at this place Tuesday of last week, and remained several days looking up their interests in the stock speculation they are about to engage in, in the Territory south of this place. It was the intention of these gentlemen to fence in all that country west of the Arkansas River, and north of the Ponca Reserve, as far west as the Shakaska River; but another Cherokee, Mr. Mills, laid claim to the range as far east as Bitter Creek, and that portion of it was abandoned. The original intention as suggested by Mr. Gore, superintendent of the company, was to run the fence on the divide between Deer Creek and Chilocco, leaving a strip about four miles wide on the State Line. After losing the Shakaska country, he was overruled in this and the posts were set about one mile below the line, cutting off the ranges of Mr. Chambers, Mr. Hill, Scott & Topliff, Mr. Fox, and Mr. Parvin along the State Line, who had paid the Cherokee tax, besides a number who hadn’t paid, and several in the Territory who had paid. This wanton overriding of the rights of these gentlemen naturally produced trouble and the Secretary of the Interior interfered and stopped it.
Mr. Roberts then came out to see what had been done, and returned with the conviction that the people had not been treated fairly, and with the determination that they should be, and the result is that the rights of all those who have paid the tax will be respected. C. M. Scott’s range will be left entirely out, as well as all of his neighbors, and the fence placed west of the Ponca road and south of Chilocco Creek.
There is a disposition with some to crush out the company entirely, which is wrong. These gentlemen have the same right to the unoccupied range as anyone when they have paid the tax imposed by the Cherokees, and as long as they hold themselves within the bounds of right, without infringing on others, we would rather have them there than not have them. That the Cherokees have a right to impose a tax is recognized by the Department of the Interior, and having that right, it is clearly a matter for them to decide the terms and the parties to whom the grazing permit is granted. Those having paid the Cherokee tax are protected, and we cannot well see what more could in justice be demanded.
J. W. Fox...
Arkansas City Republican, April 19, 1884.

We were pleased to receive the name of S. H. Levings and J. W. Fox as subscribers to THE REPUBLICAN.
Fox children...
Winfield Courier, May 15, 1884.
Two of the Fox children are sick with pneumonia and are attended by Dr. Downs.
Mr. Fox, son-in-law of G. Gardenhire, from Territory...
Winfield Courier, October 30, 1884.
                                  TORRANCE TROUBLES. “JAY-EYE-SEE.”
Mr. Fox, son-in-law of G. Gardenhire, is up from the Territory. He brought a “coon” with him. He is going to take back about 80 head of cattle for Mr. Gardenhire.
Mrs. Fox, daughter of Gardenhire, visiting Torrance from Coffeyville.
                                  TORRANCE TROUBLES. “JAY-EYE-SEE.”
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 12, 1885.
Mrs. Fox, of Coffeyville, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gardenhire, of this city. I have not learned how long she will stay.
William Fox, saloon keeper at Coffeyville. Any connection to son-in-law of Gardenhire?
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 26, 1885.
Sheriff McCreary arrested five saloon keepers at Coffeyville, Kansas, February 20. James and William Fox, Howell, Luke, Shute, Charles Merriman—and also arrested two druggists. Excitement is intense and the whiskey men all lay the blame to the Enterprise, a prohibition paper established there last summer, and which has been very fearless and unrelenting in its war against the saloons. The county prosecuting attorney is a prohibitionist, and is determined to do his duty.

J. W. Fox, Silverdale, boring for silver...
Arkansas City Republican, June 20, 1885.
Ike Harkleroad was over from Silverdale Monday. He informs us that they are boring for silver on the farm of J. W. Fox. Last week they commenced to bore a well. The parties struck some object which it would not go through and so parties are now engaged in boring beside the well for a vein of silver.
James W. Fox buys lots in Arkansas City and sells farm to Owen S. Gibson...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 4, 1886.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds yesterday.
Owen S Gibson et ux to James W Fox, lots 27 & 28, blk 139, A C: $1,000
James W Fox et ux to Owen S Gibson, e hf ne qr 31-34-5e & w hf ne qr & e hf nw qr except 25 acres 31-34-5e: $3,000
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, March 6, 1886.
O. S. Gibson purchased the farm formerly owned by Mr. Fox, Monday.
J. W. Fox selling personal property...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 16, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.

J. W. Fox, residing seven miles east of the city, will have a public sale of personal property Thursday, October 21. The sale will be at his barn, adjoining Ike Harkleroad’s, and commences at 10 a.m.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 23, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.
Yesterday J. W. Fox’s public sale occurred at his farm, seven miles east of the city. G. L. Kirkpatrick cried the sale and he informs us that the stock, household furniture, and everything put up brought exceedingly good prices.
J. W. Fox has sold out: moving to Kellogg, Michigan...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 23, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.
Mr. Fox has sold out and he is going to move to Michigan to live.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 30, 1886. From Tuesday’s Daily.
J. W. Fox and family, of Silverdale, have sold out their earthly possessions and removed to Kellogg, Michigan. The REPUBLICAN regrets Mr. Fox’s departure. He was a good and substantial citizen.


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