Alice Gertrude Folley

15 September 1916–13 August 1988 (Age 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Alice Gertrude

When Alice Gertrude Folley was born on 15 September 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, James Henry Foley Sr., was 36 and her mother, Mary Zona Maxwell, was 32. She married James David Buck on 5 April 1933, in Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Election District 4 Whiskey Gap-Lamont-P. and R. Marvin and Seminole Dam, Carbon, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 1988, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

James David Buck
Alice Gertrude Folley
Marriage: 5 April 1933
Alice Lorraine Buck

Spouse and Children

5 April 1933
Tooele, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Henry Foley Sr.





    James Henry Foley Jr.


    Charles Richard Foley



    William Leslie Foley Sr.


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Chapman Branch Library

Age 2

The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English1. habitational name from any of the minor places in Wiltshire, Warwickshire, and other counties called (The) Folly, usually from Middle English folie in the sense ‘folly’, ‘foolish enterprise’, but otherwise from Old French feuillie ‘leafy bower or shelter’, later ‘clump of trees’. In some cases, the name may be topographic. 2. nickname for an eccentric or foolish person, from Old French folie ‘foolishness’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice G Foley in household of James Foley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Foley in household of James H Foley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Gertrude Foley, "Utah, Tooele County Records, 1855-1956"

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