Sgt. John/4w Fox

M, #10633, (1 June 1680 - 12 December 1711)
Father*John/3w Fox1,2 b. c 1653, d. b 20 Apr 1730
Mother*Sarah Larrabee1,2 b. 3 Mar 1658
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Fox
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017
Findagrave.com, memorial #11355855. Photo by Craig Johnson.
Sgt. John/4w Fox Jr. was born 1 Jun 1680 at New London, Connecticut,3, where he married, 16 Jan 1710/11, Elizabeth/3 Clark of N.L., daughter of Thomas/2 Clark and Mary/2 Lester.2 They had no children.2 He died at New London 12 Dec 1711, a. 311,4,2, and she 26 Sep 1742.5,2 They are buried in the Ancient Cemetery.6
     John Fox was the 1st cousin of Joshua Hempstead, the New London diarist, and Elizabeth is mentioned as Cousin Elizabeth in numerous entries.2 His g.s. titles him Sergt.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S908] Frances Manwaring Caulkins, History of New London, 371.
  2. [S121] The American Genealogist, Martin E. Hollick, "Mary2 Lester, Wife of Thomas2 Clark(e) of Hartford, Connecticut," 83:1 (Feb-Apr 2008), 72-73 Hereinafter TAG.
  3. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, John Fox b.
  4. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #11355855.
  5. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #11355849.
  6. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #11355855, #11355849.

Sarah/4w Fox

F, #10634, (1681 - before 1718)
Father*John/3w Fox1 b. c 1653, d. b 20 Apr 1730
Mother*Sarah Larrabee1 b. 3 Mar 1658
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Fox
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017
Sarah/4w Fox, born in 1681 at New London, Connecticut,1,2, died before 1718, without issue, according to William F. Fox.1,2 George Henry Fox does not name Sarah among John's children, but adds a note: "Two ch, d infants."3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1192] William F. Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord, 31.
  2. [S908] Frances Manwaring Caulkins, History of New London, 371.
  3. [S2079] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of John Fox of New London, Ct.," 4.

Thomas/4w Fox

M, #10635, (9 April 1682 - before 1718)
Father*John/3w Fox1 b. c 1653, d. b 20 Apr 1730
Mother*Sarah Larrabee1 b. 3 Mar 1658
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Fox
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017
Thomas/4w Fox, baptised 9 Apr 1682 at New London, Connecticut,2,1, died before 1718, without issue.2,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1192] William F. Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord, 31.
  2. [S908] Frances Manwaring Caulkins, History of New London, 371.

Benjamin/4w Fox

M, #10636, (between 1680 and 1688 - 1745/46)
Father*John/3w Fox1 b. c 1653, d. b 20 Apr 1730
Mother*Hannah Isbell1 b. s 1650
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Fox
Descendants of Benjamin/4w Fox
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017

Children with Naomi Rogers:

Children with Susanna/3 Daniels:

  • Hannah/5w Fox7 b. circa 1728
  • Margaret/5w Fox7,6
  • Daniel/5w Fox11 b. circa 1734
  • Stephen/5w Fox7,12 b. circa 1736, d. circa 1775
  • Naomi/5w Fox7 d. 17 Jul 1828
  • Joseph/5w Fox7,6 b. circa 1743, d. 4 Oct 1788
  • Tacy/5w Fox7,6 b. circa 1744
Benjamin/4w Fox was born at New London, Connecticut,2,3, where he married (1), 25 Feb 1707/8, Naomi Rogers, daughter of Jonathan Rogers and Naomi Burdick, with whom he had 8 children.4 She died 28 Oct 17255, and he married (2), 17 Jan 1728, Susanna/3 Daniels, daughter of John/2 Daniels and Agnes Baker, with whom he had 7 children.6,5 (Their siblings Jonathan/4w Fox and Mary/3 Daniels also married.)
     G.H. Fox says Benjamin was "of Colchester & New London … After death of brothers John and Jonathan & half-sister Hannah, Benjamin returned to father's homestead in New London."6
     His will, dated 23 Feb 1745/46, and proved 13 Mar following, names wife Susannah; sons Thomas, Benjamin, Jesse, John, Daniel, Stephen and Joseph; daughters Sarah, Lydia Douglas, Lucy Thompson, Hannah, Margaret, Naomi and Tacy; and son-in-law David Lester. Son Benjamin Jr. was named executor.7 Ebenezer Darrow was appointed guardian of the minor children Hannah, Naomi and Margaret.6 Inventory dated 17 Mar 1745/46.7
     In a deed of 1718, John Fox deeded son Benjamin a farm in Montville, calling him "my only child which it hath pleased God to continue in the land of the living." Benjamin settled on this farm, and had descendants living in Montville in 1909.8

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1192] William F. Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord, 23.
  2. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 30: about 1680.
  3. [S2079] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of John Fox of New London, Ct.," 4: circa 1688.
  4. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Benjamin Fox/Naomie Rogers m.
  5. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 30.
  6. [S2079] Fox, George H., "Descs. John Fox," 5.
  7. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 30-31.
  8. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 23, 31.
  9. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 31.
  10. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 43.
  11. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 43-44.
  12. [S2079] Fox, George H., "Descs. John Fox," 11.

Jonathan/4w Fox

M, #10637, (1691 - 1 December 1713)
Father*John/3w Fox1,2 b. c 1653, d. b 20 Apr 1730
Mother*Hannah Isbell1,2 b. s 1650
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Fox
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017

Child with Mary/3 Daniels:

  • Hannah/5w Fox2 b. 1741
Jonathan/4w Fox was born in 1691 at New London, Connecticut,3,2, where he married, 23 Oct 1713, Mary/3 Daniels of N.L., daughter of John/2 Daniels and Agnes Baker.4 (Their siblings Benjamin/4w Fox and Susanna/3 Daniels also married.) He died 1 Dec following, of an accidental gunshot wound, having shot off his hand while "ordering" (putting in order) his gun, leaving no issue.5,2 "His widow married one Chapman, and died April 2, 1727, having been blind a long time [Hempstead's Diary, page 182]."5,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1192] William F. Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord, 23.
  2. [S2079] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of John Fox of New London, Ct.," 6.
  3. [S908] Frances Manwaring Caulkins, History of New London, 371.
  4. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Mary Daniels/Jonathan Fox m.
  5. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 32.

Hannah/4w Fox

F, #10638, (26 March 1693 - )
Father*John/3w Fox1 b. c 1653, d. b 20 Apr 1730
Mother*Hannah Isbell1 b. s 1650
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks (#1)
Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks (#2)
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks (#1)
Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks (#2)
Descendants of Samuel/3w Fox
Descendants of Samuel/4w Fox
Descendants of John/3w Fox
Last Edited:22 Feb 2016
Hannah/4w Fox was baptised 26 Mar 1693 at New London, Connecticut.2,3 Caulkins and William F. Fox say she died without issue.3,4 George Henry Fox says she married, 1712, her 1st cousin Samuel/4w Fox ("the younger"), son of Samuel/3w Fox and Bathsheba (Bathshua) Rogers, and died the following year, again without issue.5,6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1192] William F. Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord, 23.
  2. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 32.
  3. [S908] Frances Manwaring Caulkins, History of New London, 371.
  4. [S1192] Thomas Fox of Concord, 31.
  5. [S2079] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of John Fox of New London, Ct.," 4.
  6. [S2089] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of Samuel Fox of New London, Conn.," 8.