Catherine Rebecca Foy

28 March 1848–2 December 1912 (Age 64)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine Rebecca

When Catherine Rebecca Foy was born on 28 March 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Birk Foy, was 45 and her mother, Catherine Rebecca Fink, was 38. She married Jehu Thomas Blackburn on 4 November 1866, in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Piute, Utah, United States in 1880 and Price, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 2 December 1912, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Wellington City Cemetery, Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jehu Thomas Blackburn
1848–1931
Catherine Rebecca Foy
1848–1912
Marriage: 4 November 1866
Jehu Thomas Blackburn Jr
1867–1944
Ephraim Blackburn
1868–1944
Adolphus Blackburn
1870–1872
Frederick Blackburn
1872–1956
Catherine Julia Ann Blackburn
1874–1967
Nellie Elizabeth Blackburn
1876–1942
Manasseh Julius Blackburn
1878–1985
William Sheridan Blackburn
1882–1898
Charles Theodore Blackburn
1884–1977
Theron Blackburn
1887–1890
Leslie Blackburn
1891–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1866Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

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    Siblings

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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Foye
    Fahey

    Story Highlight

    History of Catherine Rebecca Foy

    CATHERINE REBECCA FOY by Leslie Tuttle Foy. 2013. Catherine Rebecca Foy was the eighth child of Thomas Birk Foy and Catherine Fink Foy. She was born on March 28, 1848 in the general area known to …

    Sources (38)

    • Catherine R. Blackburn in household of Jehu Blackburn, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Catherine Rebecca Blackburn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Catharine R Blackburn in household of John Blackburn, "United States Census, 1880"

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