Florence Genevieve Foy

Brief Life History of Florence Genevieve

When Florence Genevieve Foy was born on 11 December 1898, in Vienna, Clark, South Dakota, United States, her father, James Hannigan Foy, was 42 and her mother, Bridget Frances Scannell, was 40. She lived in Hague Township, Clark, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1985, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hannigan Foy
Bridget Frances Scannell
Thomas Francis Foy
James Michael Foy
Patrick Emmett Foy
Ellen Ann Foy
Mary Isabella Foy
Catherine Rose Foy
Florence Genevieve Foy

Sources (6)

  • Florence G Orme, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Florence G Foy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence J Fay in household of James H Fay, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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