Miles FOX and Bridget KENNEDY (2nd wife)
County Sligo, Ireland to the Manotick Station area, Ontario, Canada
(Two farms - in Concessions 2 and 3, Osgoode Township, 1879)

	1  	Miles Fox	1793 - 1881
..		+ Bridget	Kennedy  1792 - 1878
.......	2  	Mary Fox	1827 - 1877
.......	2  	John Fox	1829 - 1909
.......	2  	Catherine Fox	1835 - 1904
...........		+ Edward Kavanagh / Cavanagh	1829 - 1898
................	3  	Johanna Kavanagh	1852 -
................	3  	Elizabeth Kavanagh	1856 -
................	3  	Mary Kavanagh	1857 -
....................		+ Luke Evans (Nevins)	1853 -
.........................	4  	Joseph Evans	
.............................		+ Claire Bouclerc	
................	3  	Michael Kavanagh	1862 - 1934
....................		+Mary Jane Larkin	1866 - 1940
................	3  	Peter Kavanagh	1865 -
................	3  	Bridget Kavanagh	1867 -
................	3  	Edward Kavanagh	1869 -
................	3  	James Kavanagh	1866 - 1916

Dear Allan, I was so happy and pleased to hear from you. The Burns name came up several times in my research. Miles FOX, born c1795 and wife Bridget KENNEDY born 1794 were living on lot 11, con. 3 with John, Timothy and Mary. In 1863 Timothy bought lot 11, con. 3 from Lawrence Burns (my GGGrandfather ... Al). Charles Rowan, innkeeper, Bytown, had owned the lot for 10 years (speculating). Timothy had property in Nepean. Another reference is on the 1880 census in Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA. A Rose Burns is listed as living with Timothy and Mary Ann Fox. She was 21 at the time. Tim was a hotel proprietor and she a cook. The church records of the cathedral of Notre Dame in Ottawa show that on April 18th, 1876 Bridget O'Connor, my grandmothers sister, married a Richard Burns whose father was Michael Burns and mother Jane Burns. John Burns was a witness. THe information I have on the Fox family is that early in the 1840s, 5 Fox brothers and 2 sisters left Ireland and sailed for Canada. The voyage took 4 weeks. When they arrived at Halifax, 2 of the brothers found work and remained there. The other members of the party continued on to Bytown where they remained for a time. They eventually settled in Osgoode Township. There were 3 Fox families recorded in the 1861 census of Osgoode Township. They were James, WIlliam and Miles. I have very little information on Miles Fox. According to your letter Miles came from County Sligo. Could you tell me the source of that information (burial record at St. Brigid's, River Road...Al) or have a copy of it? I would really appreciate a copy of Miles Foxs' signature on your GG Grandfathers will (see below). I have nothing regarding Timothy O'Connor or Mary McHale (McHales family were neighbours on the Manotick Station Road). They were the parents of Bridget O'Connor who married Michael Burns and was wondering if you have any background on them. Any suggestions you have for any source for information in the Osgoode or Ottawa area would be a great help. Thanks so much for writing and sharing. Sincerely, ... MaryAlice McAndrew You may mail my daughters' email Patricia Matson and she will see to it that I get it.

Signature of Miles Fox in 1871

Also, James FOX b. circa 1800 and wife Mary ? went to Venosta, Quebec in 1870 with their family. They were neighbours and relatives of the O'BRIEN family(s) in Osgoode. See write-up sent by Mary McAndrew.
Here are some FOX families buried at St. Patrick's, Fallowfield:
Supplied by Taylor Kennedy
Plot 46    1    John Fox - no dates
                + Catherine Baxter 1886 - 1954
           2    Patrick J. Fox - no dates
           2    A.E. Fox - no dates
           2    Catherine Fox - no dates
           2    Mary Fox - no dates
           2    Patrick Fox - no dates

Plot 207   1    Dominik Fox 1831 - July 16, 1883
                + Margaret CHRISTIAN - 1837 - Nov. 02, 1933
           2    Peter J. Fox - 1860 - April 21, 1888
           2    Charles D. Fox - died October 02, 1886, 6yrs & 3 months
           2    Agnes E. Fox - died July 26, 1883, 1 month, 15 days
           2    Helena M. Fox- 1874 - December 02, 1904
          also  Margaret CHRISTIANS' PARENTS
                John CHRISTIAN - 1811 - December 10, 1900
                + Sarah McCONVEY - 1807 - January 13, 1891 

Here's more: Some Descendants of William O'Brien (Manotick Station Road) 1 William O'Brien . + Alice Ann Dewan ...... 2 Dominic O'Brien ...... 2 John Joseph O'Brien 1878 - 1953 .......... +Annie Baxter 1881 - 1959 ...... 2 Michael O'Brien 1881 - .......... +Margaret Baxter 1883 - 1972 ...... 2 Thomas O'Brien 1886 - ...... 2 Bridget Theresa O'Brien 1891 -
May 21, 2003: North half of Lot 11, Conc. III, Osgoode (Belden: 1879) 1881 Census Place: Osgoode, Russell, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375865 NAC C-13229 Dist 104 SubDist G Div 1 Page 17 Family 72 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace John FOX M 40 Irish Ireland Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic Mials (Miles) FOX M W 88 Irish Ireland Religion: Catholic Margret FOX F W 70 Irish Ireland Religion: Catholic _________________________ Another Fox family on South half of Lot 2, Concession 3, Osgoode. Census Place: Osgoode, Russell, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375865 NAC C-13229 Dist 104 SubDist G Div 1 Page 42 Family 184 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace John FOX M M 41 Irish Ireland Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic Ann FOX F M 41 Irish O Religion: Catholic Mary FOX F 18 Irish O Religion: Catholic Jamas FOX M 17 Irish O Religion: Catholic Micheal FOX M 15 Irish O Religion: Catholic Patrick FOX M 14 Irish O Religion: Catholic Cathrine FOX F 12 Irish O Religion: Catholic John FOX M 9 Irish O Religion: Catholic Hennery FOX M 7 Irish O Religion: Catholic Thomas FOX M 6 Irish O Religion: Catholic Thimiety FOX M 4 Irish O Religion: Catholic George FOX M 1 Irish O Religion: Catholic
June 10, 2003: Last week I spoke with Mr. Bakker who owns the store in Manotick Station. His store is located on one of the original Fox farms. There is a hill at the back of his property, still called "Fox Hill". The village of Manotick Station was a busy place beginning in 1854 when the Bytown and Prescott Railway had a station there and there was a post office and store. My granduncle, Bill Burns, owned the store c. 1920 and he later sold it to the POTVIN family. ... Al
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