Clarence Sidney Foley

Maleabout 1924–17 December 1944

Brief Life History of Clarence Sidney

When Clarence Sidney Foley was born about 1924, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Joel Frederick Foley, was 30 and his mother, Ruby Mae Deloach, was 29. He lived in Ward Three, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1935. He died on 17 December 1944, in Bastogne, Luxembourg, Belgium, at the age of 21, and was buried in Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Épinal, Vosges, Grand Est, France.

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Joel Frederick Foley
Ruby Mae Deloach
Mildred Ethyl Foley
Clarence Sidney Foley
Joel Frederick Foley
Burdette Foley
Mattie Mae Foley
Joy Foley
John Albertus Foley

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Foley in household of J F Foley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence S Foley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clarence S Foley in household of Joel F Foley, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Chamonix, France hosts Winter Olympic Games.


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Age 7

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Siobhan, Aidan, Aileen, Delma, Eamonn, John Patrick, Brennan, Brian Patrick, Briana, Brigid.

Irish (southern): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Foghladha ‘descendant of Foghlaidh’, a byname meaning ‘pirate, marauder, plunderer’.

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh (see McSharry ), chosen because of its phonetic approximation to English foal. Mac Searraigh is derived from a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’.

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

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