FOLEY Family

First Generation

1. Edward1 Foley(1091) was born in Ireland April 1849. Edward died about 1925 in Custer Co, NE.

He married Margaret M Unknown 1872. Margaret was born in Ireland June 1852. (Additional notes for Margaret M Unknown(1092)) In the 1920 census Broken Bow, Custer Co Nebraska page 82, Edward (age 70) is recorded with his wife Margaret (age 67) and daughter Margaret (age 33). All births are noted as Ireland. They came to this country in 1890 and were all naturalized in 1899.

In the 1910 census Kilfoil Twp, Custer Co, Nebraska page 180, Edward (age 61) is recorded with his wife Margaret (age 57), John (age 19), Bessie (age 16). They have been married for 38 years have had 12 children with 9 living at the time of the census. The entry for Edward looks like this is his fourth marrage?

In the 1900 census Kilfoil Twp, Custer Co, Nebraska page 141, Edward (age 51) is recorded with his wife Margaret (age 52), Patrick (age 22), Johanna (age 19), Martin (age 16), Margaret (age 14), Michael (age 10), John (age 9), Elizabeth (age 6). They been married for 28 years and have had 12 children with 10 living at the time of the census.

Edward Foley and Margaret M Unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Catherine2 Foley was born in Kilkenny, Ireland November 16, 1872.

child 3 ii. Ellen Foley was born in Kilkenny, Ireland March 26, 1874.

child 4 iii. Edward Foley was born in Kilkenny, Ireland August 16, 1874.

child 5 iv. Mary Foley was born in Kilkenny, Ireland August 15, 1875.

child 6 v. Patrick Thomas Foley was born in Smithstown, Kilkenny, Ireland March 15, 1878.

child 7 vi. Johanna Foley was born in Ireland May 1881.

child 8 vii. Martin Foley was born in Ireland July 1883.

child 9 viii. Margaret E Foley was born in Ireland March 1886. In the 1930 census Broken Bow, Custer Co Nebraska page 58, Margaret (age 41) is recorded with her mother Margaret (age 78) and niece's Ileen Foley (age 16), Yvonne Godown (age 11) and nephew Leonard Godown (age 7).

child 10 ix. Michael Foley was born in Ireland September 1889.

child 11 x. Elizabeth Veronica Foley was born in Nebraska September 1, 1893. Bessie died January 30, 1930 Merna, Custer Co, NE, at 36 years of age. buried in Dale Cemetery, also known as St. Andrew's, between Merna and Broken Bow, Custer Co, Ne. http://www.rootsweb.com/~necuste2/Cemeters/dale.ht m She married Guy Jay Godown in Polk, Polk Co., NE, July 08, 1917.

Guy was born in Polk, Polk Co., NE June 19, 1894. Guy(1093) was the son of Joshua Wiggins Godown and Ida May Knapp. Guy died November 20, 1959 Merna, Custer Co, NE, at 65 years of age. buried in Dale Cemetery, also known as St. Andrew's, between Merna and Broken Bow, Custer Co, Ne. http://www.rootsweb.com/~necuste2/Cemeters/dale.ht m (See Guy Jay Godown for the continuation of this line.) Obituary is found in the Merna Messenger dated 2/6/1930, need a copy

child 12 xi. John Foley was born in Nebraska November 1893.

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