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FOLEY Joseph F.
Birth: Oct 1867 Washington, D.C.
Death: 1 Jun 1929 Washington, D.C.
Burial: 4 Jun 1929 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
1870 DC census Ward 4 no street addr
1880 DC census 811 7th St
1900 in DC 106 Third St NW, parents b Ireland, brakeman for railroad
1910 census Washington DC 54 C St NW
Florence Foley 40 (b 1869/70) 2d marr, 4 ch, 2 alive, b Ohio, f b Eng,
m b Ireland, housework for private family [but then how is she wife on death certif in
Joseph age 1, b DC f b DC m b Ohio Joseph Sr not with her
1910 he is in Piscataway, Prince Georges Co., Md, a private with the army, single (so
is Florence married to someone else? No, she is using the name Foley)
1920 census Washington DC 408 Sixth St.
Florence Foley 49 (1870/1), md, husb not listed, b Ohio, f b England, m b Ireland,
housekeeper lodging house,
Joseph F. Foley 12 (1907/8) b DC f b DC m b Ohio
Joseph Sr is separately lists as at US Army War College, as married
DC death rec on familysearchlabs.org have Joseph F Foley d 1 Jun 1929, bur 4 Jun
1929 Arlington Va, discharged soldier, age 61, b 1867/8 Washington DC wife Florence
DC Marr Idx his marriage to Florence is his second, her second, he is 62, she 59, so
she is not mother of Joseph F.
But considering she shows up as his wife on the earlier census records, did they
marry, divorce and remarry? In 1910 she is listed with son, age 1, but not with Joseph
Ditto in 1920. But both 1910 and 1920 show her as married.
ancestry Hist Nwsprs 3 Jun 1929 Wash Post FOLEY--On Saturday, June 1, 1929,
Sergt. Joseph F. Foley, beloved husband of Florence Foley, of 527 Irving Street
northwest. Funeral from the chapel of Frank Geiers' Sons Co., 1113 Seventh Street
northwest, on Tuesday, June 4, at 8:30 A.M.; requiem mass at the Shrine of the
Sacred Heart, Sixteenth and Park road northwest, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends
invited. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery.
US Army register of Enlistments:
Joseph F Foley enlisted 1903 Nov 22, Ft Washington b Wash DC age 29.2
occ railroader eyes blue, hair gray, complexion ruddy, ht 5'10"
regiment, discharged 21 Nov 1906 Ft Washington Md
18 Aug 1888 Washington DC Critic-Record has report on First Battalion's
annual encampment and lists a Joseph F. Foley
Arlington Natl Cem: Section 17 Site 21416, Staff Sergt War College
1886-87 Boyd's Dir of Washington DC, Patrick at 811 7th NW, furniture
dealer, as is Joseph F, clerk, and Michael, auctioneer
FOLEY Patrick (1844 - 24 Aug 1890)
HART Annie L. ("Anna") (1843 - 1 Apr 1888)
FOLEY Maria Louisa ("Mary Louisa") ("Maria S.") (12 Apr 1865 - 6 Jan 1931)
FOLEY Margaret Annie ("Maggie") (1867 - 4 Aug 1897)
FOLEY Joseph F. (Oct 1867 - 1 Jun 1929)
Marriage To ----- ----- ()
Children by ----- -----
FOLEY Joseph Donald (11 Sep 1908 - 12 Feb 2001)
Marriage To CREW Florence (Oct 1869 - )
m. 26 May 1929 Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C.
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