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Marriage: Children:
  1. Mary E. Foley: Birth: SEP 1877 in IA. Death: 1951

  2. Nana F. Foley: Birth: MAR 1879. Death: 22 SEP 1967

  3. Thomas John Foley: Birth: 29 MAY 1881 in Muscataine Co. IA. Death: 12 JUN 1966

  4. Ellen Foley: Birth: AUG 1888 in Iowa. Death: 1981


Sources
1. Title:   A descendant of John Foley and Mary A. Madden

Notes
a. Note:   an 1911 "Death Summons Aged resident" John Foley died this morning at 3:20 O'clock, was one of the oldest residents of the county, having lived here more than fifty years. He had been failing in health since June when attacked by pleurisy and on last Saturday he became seriously ill remaining so until death. He was born in county Wexford, Ireland on November 17, 1839, and came to this country iin 1854, settling at Rome, NY. After living there two years, he removed to Muscatine and engaged as a tinsmith, which occupation he held until fifteen years ago when he retired from business. He was a member of Company E. Thirty-fifth Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He was also a member of St. Matthias Catholic church. His wife, three daughters, Mary, Nan and Nellie at home , one son Thomas of Davenport; two sisters, Mrs Elizabeth John Dean of Nichols, and Mrs bridget (John byrne of Guthrie, OK survive him. The funeral will be held at 9 O'Clock Saturday morning at St. Mary's church with Rev. F. J. Leonard in Charge.
Note:   Obituary sent to me by Pat Crossen from Davenport IA. John Foley Obit, 5 J
b. Note:   y. John Foley died this morning at 3:20 O'clock, was one of the oldest residents of the county, having lived here more than fifty years. Muscatine county lost a well known and highly respected citizen this morning when death summoned John Foley, who had been a resident of this city for more than fifty years. Mr. Foley had been failing in health since June when attacked by pleurisy and on last Saturday he became seriously ill remaining so until death. He was born in County Wexford, Ireland, on November 17, 1839, and came to this country in 1854 settling at Rome, New York. after living there two years he removed to Muscatine and engaged as a tinsmith, which occupation he held until fifteen years ago when he retired from business. He was a member of Company E., thirty-fifth Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He was also a member of St. Matthias Catholic Church, Muscataine.
Note:   Death Summons Aged Resident: The headline on the obituary of John Fole


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