Patrick James Foye

6 March 1859–20 May 1948 (Age 89)
County Sligo, Ireland

The Life of Patrick James

Patrick James Foye was born on 6 March 1859, in County Sligo, Ireland as the son of John Foye and Catherine Gallagher. He married Ellen E Clinton Whelan on 9 February 1893, in Canton, Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 May 1948, in Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Patrick James Foye
1859–1948
Ellen E Clinton Whelan
1854–1937
Marriage: 9 February 1893
Mary A Foy
1892–
John S Foy
1894–
John Francis Foye
1895–1968
Catherine A Foy
1896–
Esther Ellen Foy
1900–

Spouse and Children

    Male1859–1948Male

    Ellen E Clinton Whelan

    Female1854–1937Female

MARRIAGE
9 February 1893
Canton, Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Mary A Foy

    Female1892–Female

    John S Foy

    Male1894–Male

    Male1895–1968Male

    Catherine A Foy

    Female1896–Female

    Esther Ellen Foy

    Female1900–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Foye

    Male1821–1912Male

    Catherine Gallagher

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(6)

    Male1859–1948Male

    Female1863–1953Female

    James Foy

    Male1864–Male

    Bridget Foy

    Female1867–Female

    John Foy

    Male1873–1905Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1886

Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

French:1. habitational name for someone from La Foye-Monthjault (Deux-Sèvres), so named from Latin fagea ‘beech wood’. 2. variant spelling of Foy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Patrick J Foye, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Patrick J in entry for John Francis Foy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Patrick J. Foy, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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