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Timothy Foley
Born 1826
TIMOTHY FOLEY, farmer, Cass Twp., Sec. 21; P.O. Anamosa; born in County Cork, Ireland, in 1826; he came to the United States in 1851; he traveled about considerably before locating permanently; he lived on Long Island, N.Y., for some time, then went to Ohio; thence to Michigan, and thence to Missouri; he was for some time engaged in boating on the Cumberland, Missouri and Mississippi Rivers; he went to McHenry Co., Ill., in 1856, where he lived till July, 1857; thence to Minnesota, where he lived till 1659; he came to Anamosa in November, 1859, where he lived ten years; in 1869, located on his present farm. He was married to Hannah Healy, who was born in New York City; they have seven children—Dennis, Catherine, John, Michael, William, Edward and Annie.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Publishing Company, Chicago, 1879, p. 694.
Submitted by: Mary Kay Kuhfittig


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