Rebecca Chadwick Foy

19 November 1828–5 July 1899 (Age 70)
Jones, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary 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 on 5 July 1899, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Oldfield
Rebecca Chadwick Foy
Marriage: November 1847
Octavia Oldfield
Columbia Isabel Oldfield
Eugenia Melanethon Oldfield
Guy Oldfield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    November 1847Jones, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    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

    Irish: variant of Fahey .Irish: variant of Fee .French: from the medieval female personal name Foy, which is from Old French foi (from Latin fides) ‘faith’.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Rebecca Oldfield, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rebecca C Oldfield in entry for J D la Roque and Octavia Oldfield, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Rebecca Fay in entry for Octavia O. Laroaue, "North Carolina, Deaths, 1906-1930"

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