Caroline (Elijah) Fox
Civil War Widow's Pension
Elijah Fox, Caroline Boswell Fox, William Buckner, Guilford Fox, Ransom
Fox, Benony Carter Fox, Elijah Fox, John Thomas, Mary E. Ellis, Mary A.
Ellis Sr, Joseph Breeden, Daniel Driskill, William Worth, Penelope Fox,
Emily Crumley, Elizabeth Dawson, and Temperence E. Freshour. Original records may be found online through
various genealogy databases, or by requesting copies of military
records in government archives.
Abstracted and submitted by Bruce Price
Elijah Fox served in Company C, 8th Regiment, Tennessee Volunteer
Infantry. He died 8-27-1864 in Marietta, GA of wounds received in a
skirmish near Atlanta.
Elijah Fox married Caroline Boswell 7-1-1849 in Cocke County; they were
married by William Buckner, J.P., in the house of her father.
They lived at her house on the farm of John Thomas in the 4th Civil
District. Mary A. Ellis and Joseph Breeden of the 4th Civil District
witnessed her signature 9-17-1869.
- Guilford, born 10-3-1851
- Ransom, born 5-12-1853
- Benony Carter, born 7-12-1858
- Elijah, born 5-19-1863
4-2-1866 - Daniel Driskill and William Worth witnessed Caroline's signature.
10-11-1869 - Penelope Fox and Emily Crumley swore that Caroline Fox was
the widow of Elijah, who served in the military and that they had the
four children above.
Caroline died 3-8-1907.
Mary A. Ellis Sr and Elizabeth Dawson were nurses at the birth of
Caroline's children. They signed with an "X", witnessed by Mary A.
Ellis and Temperence E. Freshour.