Rebecca Chadwick Foy

19 November 1828–1899 (Age 70)
Jones, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca Chadwick

When Rebecca Chadwick Foy was born on 19 November 1828, in Jones, North Carolina, United States, her father, Enoch Foy, was 51 and her mother, Phebe Sanderson, was 37. She married Richard Oldfield in November 1847, in Jones, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Pollocksville, Jones, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Township 1 White Oak, Jones, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died in 1899, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Oldfield
1817–1868
Rebecca Chadwick Foy
1828–1899
Marriage: November 1847
Octavia Oldfield
1849–1927
Columbia Isabel Oldfield
1855–1937
Eugenia Melanethon Oldfield
1854–1939
Guy Oldfield
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
November 1847
Jones, North Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Octavia Oldfield

    Female1849–1927Female

    Eugenia Melanethon Oldfield

    Female1854–1939Female

    Columbia Isabel Oldfield

    Female1855–1937Female

    Guy Oldfield

    Male1857–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Enoch Foy

    Male1777–1846Male

    Phebe Sanderson

    Female1791–1825Female

siblings

(9)

    Mariar Elizabeth Foy

    Female1812–Female

    George W. Foy

    Male1814–Male

    Col. Charles H. Foy

    Male1816–1856Male

    Thomas Dudley Foy

    Male1818–1874Male

    Female1820–1880Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 2

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 25

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Fahey .2 Irish: variant of Fee .3 French: nickname, from Old French foi ‘faith’ (Latin fides), either for a pious person or for someone who frequently used this term in oaths.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Oldfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • R C Oldfield in household of R Oldfield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca C Oldfield in household of Richard Oldfield, "United States Census, 1850"

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