Martin William Foy Jr

8 May 1874–24 January 1918 (Age 43)
Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States

The Life of Martin William

When Martin William Foy Jr was born on 8 May 1874, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, his father, Martin William Foy, was 26 and his mother, Susannah Hoy, was 22. He married Margaret Elizabeth Ipson on 25 May 1897, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 January 1918, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Martin William Foy Jr
Margaret Elizabeth Ipson
Marriage: 25 May 1897
William Evelyn Foy
Clarence Ipson Foy
Dwain Cowley Foy
Reta Foy
Hilda Foy
Joseph Carl Foy
Martin Vee Foy
Mary Foy

Spouse and Children

25 May 1897
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 12

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Martin W. Fay Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martin W Foy in household of Martin W Foy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William W Foy Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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