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Eliza Yerkes Fox

 
Yerkes has also been spelled Gerkes, Gerckes, Jerghes, Jerghjes, Jurckes,Yercas, Yercks, Yerkhas, Yerkas, Yerkiss, Yerks, and Yerkus
 
Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine. It can be mild, but one in 20 infected persons experiences rapid loss of body fluids leading to dehydration and shock. Without treatment, death can occur within hours.

Eliza Yerkes Fox was born on January 12, 1809 in Jefferson County, Virginia which is now in West Virginia. She was the daughter of Josiah Yerkes and Sarah Lupton.

She married Levi Fox in 1831 when she was twenty-two years old. Their life together and children are described in the Levi and Eliza Fox section.

When she was 41 years old, she died on January 12, 1850 in Butler County, Ohio. 1849 was the "cholera Summer" in Butler County and  small-pox spread the following winter.

Children of Josiah Yerkes
and Sarah Lupton

Eliza Yerkes Fox
William B. Yerkes
Mary B. Yerkes
Josiah Yerkes, Jr.  
Sarah Ann Yerkes Hinkle 
Catherine Yerkes Cline
David Henry Yerkes
Rebecca Yerkes Lenon 
Henry Clay Yerkes

Children of:
Levi Fox
and Eliza Yerkes
  • William Pierce Fox
  • Josiah B. Fox
  • John Newton Fox
  • Anne E. Fox
  • Sarah Hartley
    Joseph Teas
  • John Tease
  • Barbara Hannah Tease Tuttle
  • Levi Fox and
    Sarah Hartley Teas
  • Missouri Fox Clowser
  • Levi Fox, Jr.
  • Nebraska Fox Stephens
  • West Virginia is located in the Appalachians and was originally part of Virginia. The capital and largest city is Charleston. It became a state during the Civil War and was admitted to the Union on June 20, 1863.

     

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    DNA match with other descendant in this line.
    William Walton
    Thomas Walton
    Caleb Walton
    Mary Walton Yerkes
    Josiah Yerkes
    Joshua Yerkes
    Josiah Yerkes
    Eliza Yerkes Fox

    John Newton Fox
    Eliza Fox Smith
    John Elmer Smith
    Virginia Smith Miller

     
     

     

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