Robert B. Foley

about 1787–
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Robert B.

Robert B. Foley was born about 1787, in Kentucky, United States. He married Sarah Keithley about 1809, in Kentucky, United States.

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Robert B. Foley
1787–
Sarah Keithley
1790–1842
Marriage: about 1809

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  • Marriage
    about 1809Kentucky, United States
  • World Events (3)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 0
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 1
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 5
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

    Name Meaning

    Irish:1. (southern) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Foghladha ‘descendant of Foghlaidh ’, a byname meaning ‘pirate’, ‘marauder’. 2. (northern) Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh( see Mcsharry ), chosen because of its phonetic approximation to English foal.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Mcsharry
    McSherry
    Sherry

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