Humphrys genealogy

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Timothy Foley


Fr. James Foley listed as curate at Glin in [Thoms, 1914, p.1040].

Timothy Foley,
Tim, Tadhg, bapt 14 Apr 1836.
He must be "Timothy Foley" who sp bapt of his 1st cousin Annie Humphrys 1849.
He was a farmer.
His father died 1854.
He inherited farm at Ballynahinch, Co.Tipperary.
He mar pre-1884 (her 23 years younger than him) to Margaret Egan [born 1859].
All children born Ballynahinch.
He became a prosperous farmer. His sons were educ at Rockwell College (among his sons there were two priests and a doctor).
He is listed as cousin at Dr.David's funeral 1903.
He died 31 Oct 1906, age 70 yrs [gravestone, Ballynahinch].
Margaret died 28 Nov 1918, age 59 yrs [gravestone, Ballynahinch].
They had issue:

  1. May Foley, born 8th May 1884,
    bapt Mary Honora, 8th May 1884 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp Andrew Egan, Ellen Foley.

  2. Fr. James Foley,
    eldest son, born 17th May 1885,
    bapt 18th May 1885 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp Michael Foley and Mary Egan,
    educ Maynooth, ordained 1912,
    listed in [Thoms, 1914] as curate at Glin, Co.Limerick,
    became a Canon.

  3. John Foley, born 11th June 1886,
    bapt John Andrew, 12th June 1886 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp John Egan and Mary Coffey,
    father died 1906, he inherited farm at Ballynahinch,
    mar c.1930 to Nora Mc Carthy [born c.1902, from Darnstown, Kilmallock, Co.Limerick],
    he died 10 June 1948 [gravestone, Ballynahinch], age 61 yrs,
    Nora fl 1992, then in nursing home, Limerick,
    had issue:

    1. Fr. Denis Foley.
    2. Tadhg Foley, mar --- and had issue.

  4. Dr. Andrew Foley,
    Andy, born 10th July 1887,
    bapt 10th July 1887 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp Joseph McGrath and Mary McGrath,
    doctor in Cashel, Co.Tipperary,
    mar Fanny Devitt [of Horeabbey, W side of Cashel, see map].

  5. Tim Foley, Timothy, born 16th June 1889,
    bapt 16th June 1889 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp Andrew Egan and Mary Hennessy,
    died 27 Mar 1953 [gravestone, Ballynahinch], age 63 yrs.

  6. Nora Foley, born 25th Oct 1890,
    bapt Honora Ellen, 26th Oct 1890 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp Patrick McGrath and Mary Egan.

  7. Michael Foley, born 17th Dec 1892,
    bapt 18th Dec 1892 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp Augustin Ryan and Honora Young.

  8. Joseph Foley, born 6th Apr 1895,
    bapt 7th Apr 1895 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp John Coffey and Anne Coffey,
    died 7 Oct 1912, age 17 yrs [gravestone, Ballynahinch].

  9. Fr. Thomas Foley, born 14th Dec 1899,
    bapt 14th Dec 1899 [Ballynahinch RC par records], sp John Foley and Anne Coffey.
    think ordained 1925.

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