Died 22 June 1900
|Mr. Thomas Foley was born in County Tipperary, Ireland, and came to America about the year 1840, locating in Ohio. In 1858 he came to Jones county and located on the farm four miles south of Anamosa, where he lived forty years, then removing to this city. His death occurred Friday, June 22, and the funeral was held at the Catholic church Sunday, at 2 P.M., conducted by Rev. Father Power, followed by interment in Holy Cross cemetery. Mrs. Foley died in 1889 and their daughter Miss Kate has been keeping house for him. His age was 88 years, the 10th of last March. Eight children were born to Mr. and Mrs. FoleyŚJohn, Mrs. Ann Troy, Miss Kate, Ed., William, now deceased, Mrs. Mary Heffron, now deceased, and T. L. Foley of O'Brien county. All the surviving children except T. L. attended the funeral. Two brothers also survive, Mr. Maleck Foley, of Hastings, Nebraska, who was at the funeral and will remain here two weeks. Ed. Foley of Calhoun county, was here a week, returning a few days before his brother's death. Mrs. Ed. Foley accompanied him.
Submitted by: Mary Kay Kuhfittig
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