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
Catherine Rebecca Foy
Marriage: 4 November 1866
Jehu Thomas Blackburn Jr
Ephraim Blackburn
Adolphus Blackburn
Frederick Blackburn
Catherine Julia Ann Blackburn
Nellie Elizabeth Blackburn
Manasseh Julius Blackburn
William Sheridan Blackburn
Charles Theodore Blackburn
Theron Blackburn
Leslie Blackburn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1866Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States
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    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.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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.

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    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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