Foy Estelle McRory

23 July 1902–13 September 1985 (Age 83)
Cairo, Grady, Georgia, United States

The Life of Foy Estelle

When Foy Estelle McRory was born on 23 July 1902, in Cairo, Grady, Georgia, United States, her father, Walter Greem McRory, was 25 and her mother, Mary L Pyles, was 29. She had at least 1 daughter with Jesse Albert Godwin. She lived in Dothan, Houston, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Township 8, Craven, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 13 September 1985, at the age of 83, and was buried in Palestine, Crawford, Illinois, United States.

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Jesse Albert Godwin
Foy Estelle McRory
D Caroline Godwin

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Albert Godwin





    D Caroline Godwin


Parents and Siblings

    Walter Greem McRory






    Enlaard Mcrory


    Erie B Mcrory


    Mary Ethel Mcrory


    Walter Hal Mcrory


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 23

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGorry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Foy E Godwin in household of Jesse A Godwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay Mcrory in household of Walter Go Mcrory, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Foy E Mcrory in household of Walter G Mcrory, "United States Census, 1910"

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