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Eva Jane Gelvin

Eva was born April 9, 1867 in Iowa.

Her parents were William Walker Gelvin and Nancy Ann Gelvin. She was the fifth of about ten children.

Eva married Leroy Carson Fox on September 8, 1887 and had eight children: Nellie Pearl (September 22, 1888 to March 29, 1972); Roy E. (January 18, 1890 to July 4, 1951); Tressie M. (1892 to 1914); Eva Blanche (April 11, 1893 to October 16, 1978); John Edwin (July 16, 1895 to December 14, 1983); Charles Dewey (July 5, 1898 to November 7, 1964); Elsie Faye (July 12, 1901 to November 5, 1957); and George R. (December 25, 1907 to January 2004).

Eva died in Burbank, Los Angeles County, California on September 29, 1972 at the age of 105 years, 5 months, 20 days.

EvaJaneFox 1945.jpg - 24493 Bytes Eva Jane in 1945

Eva Fox 100th.jpg - 91332 Bytes Eva and her children: John, George, Blanche, and Pearl on her 100th birthday in 1967.

Memories

Great Granddaughter Celia remembers going to Eva's 100th birthday celebration. She remembers that her Great Grandma was in a wheelchair and she was told that she couldn't see or hear.

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