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Charles Wesley Foy[1]

Male 1848 - 1928

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  • Birth  30 Mar 1848  Leon Corners, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1850  district 37, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1870  Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  1880  Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Residence  1909  Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  1928  Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation  Farmer  [4, 8
    Cause of death  General Artaioschlerosis  [6
    Obituary  Last Rites Held For Aged ResidentFUNERL SERVICES HELD ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE LATE C. W. FOYCharles Wesley Foy, one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of Tampico, passed away last Thursday night, August 9(?) at about 11:20 o'clock, after a period of ill health of some months past. Death was due to a general breaking down ofhis bodily powers due to his advanced age.Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon, August 12, at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Wm. Swanson had charge of the services, in which he was assisted by Rev. Theo Meyer, pastor of the Baptist church, and John Condiff Weir, pastorof the Christian church.There was a large attendance of surviving relatives and friends, and a profusion of beautiful floral offerings testified to the esteem to which he was held. Mesrs. Charles Smith, L. E. Smith, W. W. Denison, P. R. Howland, G. M Goble and H. A.Maxfield acted as pallbearers. interment was in the Tampico Cemetery.Mr. Foy was one of the pioneers of this vicinity and lived to see the raw, unbroken prairie brought under cultivation and the little village of Tampico grow and thrive from infancy, having previously **** wheat where the village now stands.A man of reserved habits, fearless in his opinions and always **** for the right and for the betterment of the community. He was also an honored member of Tampico Camp No. 9, Modern Woodmen of America.He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, two sons Ralph E. of Tampico and Walter B. of Rock Falls, two brothers, Morrill and Milton of Tampico; four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Burdick, Mrs. Eva Renslow, Mrs. Irene Emmons, all of Tampico, and Mrs. JennieMcKenzie of Smith Center, Kansas; seven grandchildren and hosts of friends. Two brothers, Austin and Raymond preceded him in death some years ago. in the death of Mr. Foy this community has lost one of its upright and valued citizens, and thefamily a kind and lvoing husband and father.  [3
    Died  9 Aug 1928  Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 10, 11
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    Obituary - Charles Wesley Foy - 1928
    Obituary - Charles Wesley Foy - 1928
    Funeral Log - Foy, Charles Wesley
    Funeral Log - Foy, Charles Wesley
    Buried  12 Aug 1928  Tampico Memorial Cemetery, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12
    Person ID  I321  Sanders
    Last Modified  24 Jan 2010 

    Father  Daniel Foy,   b. 31 Jul 1822, Napoli, Cattaraugus County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1899, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Matilda Williams,   b. 10 Apr 1821 or 1823, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1911 
    Married  1 Dec 1842  Hancock, Illinois-license #656 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F228  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Georgia Jones,   b. 6 Jul 1851, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1943, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jun 1875 
    Children 
     1. Foy
     2. Clark W. Foy,   b. May 1880, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1927, Augustina Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Walter B. Foy,   b. 17 Apr 1885, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1977, Pleasant View Nursing Home, Morrison, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Ralph E. Foy,   b. 18 Oct 1889, Tampico Township, Whitside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1975, C.G. Hospital, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Census Records - Foy
    Census Records - Foy
    Federal and State Census records
    Family ID  F236  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1928 - Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Cemetery - Tampico
    Cemetery - Tampico
    Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois
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  • Sources 
    1. [S731] Foy Family, Dean DeCarli; Melvin Idleman (Eldred family record), (not published).

    2. [S1] 1880 Census

    3. [S20] Obituary - Clark Wesley Foy.

    4. [S158] 1880 Census, Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Tampico, Whiteside, Illinois; Roll: T9_259; Family History Film: 1254259; Page: 307.3000; Enumeration District: 213; Image: 0234..

    5. [S168] 1850 Whiteside Co, Illinois Census, CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Whiteside DIVISION: District 37 REEL NO: M432-132 PAGE NO: 415A - REFERENCE: Enumerated by W. Anderson on October 2, 1850..

    6. [S220] Funeral Register.

    7. [S180] 1870 US Federal Census.

    8. [S125]

    9. [S132] Raymond Foy Obit

    10. [S11] Foy Family Link - Williams Foy Family (1788-Date).

    11. [S126] Notice of Final Settlement and Determination of Heirship - Estate of Carrie L Williams, Deceased, No 73741, B.C. Hillard.

    12. [S63]