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Needham Foley

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Descendants of Needham Foley

Generation 1


1. NEEDHAM FOLEY was born abt. 1793 in North Carolina, and died aft. 1870 in Covington County, AL. He married first CHARITY STRICKLAND unknown date but probably in Horry County, South Carolina or Columbus County, North Carolina. She was born abt. 1795 in Columbus County, NC, and died abt. 1850 in Alabama. He married second ELIZABETH unknown.

Notes for NEEDHAM FOLEY:
Needham served in the War of 1812 out of Horry County, South Carolina. He is found on the 1820 Columbus County, NC census, 1830 Bibb County, AL census, 1840 Dale County, AL census, 1850 and 1860 Coffee County, AL census, and 1870 Covington County, AL census. Land purchase records for him have been located in Bibb County, AL (time frame 1835). The land was in the same township, section, and block of those also located for Henry Brewer, father of Camille Brewer who was the wife of William E. Foley. A continuing search of the records of the North and South Carolina Foleys is ongoing to prove his parentage (suspected son or grandson of Flood Foley, Rev. War veteran). Needham and second wife, Elizabeth, had at least two children, Alexander and Peter.

Children of NEEDHAM FOLEY and CHARITY STRICKLAND are:

2. i. WILLIAM E. FOLEY, born abt 1814, South Carolina, died aft. 1900, Bibb County, AL (believed buried in the Foley Cemetery, Bibb County, Alabama near the marked grave of daughter Caroline Charity Foley)
ii. SION FOLEY, born abt 1824, North Carolina, died in Civil War
iii. ELIJAH FOLEY, born abt 1828, Georgia, lived throughout life in Coffee County, Alabama
iv. AVY FOLEY, born abt 1831, Alabama
v. PATIENCE FOLEY, born abt 1835, Alabama
vi. LEVI FOLEY, born abt 1841, Alabama, died in Civil War

Generation 2

2. WILLIAM E. FOLEY (NEEDHAM FOLEY) was born abt 1814 in South Carolina, and died aft 1900 in Bibb County, AL (Foley Cemetery, Bibb County, AL). He married CAMILLE BREWER, daughter of HENRY BREWER and MARY PARMER, July 15, 1841 in Bibb County, AL. She was born abt 1822 in Alabama, and died bef 1900 in Bibb County, AL (also believed buried in the Foley Cemetery, Bibb County, AL).

Notes for WILLIAM E. FOLEY:
WILLIAM E. FOLEY is found on the 1850 Tuscaloosa County, AL census living next to his father-in-law, HENRY BREWER. He has also been located on the 1860, 1870, and 1900 Bibb County, AL census. Four land purchase records for WILLIAM E. FOLEY are found in the same time period in Bibb County, AL. A marriage record for William and Camille is on file.

Children of WILLIAM FOLEY and CAMILLE BREWER are:

i. MARY JANE ADALINE FOLEY, born September 1839, Alabama; m. WILLIAM J. CREEL, January 12, 1860, Bibb County, AL, died aft 1880 in Walker County, AL

Notes for MARY JANE ADALINE FOLEY:
Placement of this child in the family might mean that WILLIAM E. FOLEY's marriage to CAMILLE BREWER was his second. Mary Jane is listed in the William Foley HH in 1850.

ii. CAROLINE CHARITY FOLEY, born 1843, Alabama, never married, died 1920, Foley Cemetery Bibb County, AL.

iii. STEPHEN RAIFORD FOLEY, born 1845, Alabama, died unknown (possible to have died in Civil War)

The children of Stephen R. Foley:
Raiford G.
Zie W.
Marion Thomas
Columbus M.
Desser E.
Lessie
Nancy
Lana
[Provided by Wanda Pacino]

iv. SAMUEL ARCHIBALD FOLEY, born 1846, Alabama, died 1931, Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. MISSOURI JOHNSON. (3.)

v. HENRY PINKNEY FOLEY, born June 23, 1847, Pondsville, Bibb County, Alabama; died December 15, 1909, Old Union Church Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. ADALINE JOHNSON. (4.)

vi. LUTINCIA EMELINE FOLEY, born abt 1853, Alabama; died September 10, 1921, Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. LEVI D. BRACKNELL, born March 1, 1858; died February 24, 1932, Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL (Note: Lutincia aka Tencie Foley was the second wife of Levi, Levi having married 2 Foley sisters)

vii. LAVICY PRIMROSE FOLEY, born April 28, 1855, Alabama; died July 13, 1914, Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. LEVI D. BRACKNELL.

viii. PATIENCE E. FOLEY, born 1857, Alabama, died unknown (not believed to have married).

ix. MILLIE PARLEE FOLEY, born March 1, 1859, Alabama; died August 2, 1925, Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. JAMES T. FILGO. (5.)

Children of Millie Paralee Foley & James Filgo:
Mary
Callie
Camille (1884-1910), married John Samuel Boyd
[Provided by Hal Filgo]

x. ELIJAH FOLEY, born 1864, Alabama, died unknown; m. MARY UNKNOWN. (6.)

xii. MARION BEATON FOLEY, born January 6, 1866, Alabama, died November 1, 1945, Old Union Church Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. MARY JANE COLBURN. (7.)

Generation 3

3. SAMUEL A. FOLEY (WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born 1846 in Alabama, and died 1931 in Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL. He married MISSOURI JOHNSON bef 1870. She was born 1849, and died 1924 in Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL.

Child of SAMUEL FOLEY and MISSOURI JOHNSON is:

i. STEHPHEN RAIFORD FOLEY, born October 1867 in Alabama, and died in Tuscaloosa County, AL. (8.)

4. HENRY PINKNEY FOLEY (WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born June 23, 1847 in Pondsville, Bibb County, AL, and died December 15, 1909 in Old Union Church Cemetery, Bibb County, AL. He married ADALINE (aka LINNIE) CHARLOTTE JOHNSON December 19, 1869 in Bibb County, AL. She was born abt 1852 in Alabama, and died August 1933 in Bibb County, AL.

Notes for HENRY PINKNEY FOLEY:
Henry has been located on the 1870 and 1900 Bibb County, Alabama census. A marriage record for Henry and Adaline is on file. Henry is listed in the "Census of Confederate Soldiers in Alabama in 1907" where it states, "Henry Pinkney Foley, P.O. address, Data, AL; born 23 June 1847 in Pondville, Bibb, AL; Enlisted 1 Jan 1864; Pvt. CSA Home Guard."

Children of HENRY FOLEY and ADALINE JOHNSON are:

i. WILLIAM WALTER FOLEY, born 1868 in Bibb County, AL; died 1954 in Old Union Church
Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. PATSEY EMELINE COLBURN. (9.)
ii. P.E. FOLEY, born 1871, died unknown (believed to have died as child or infant)
iii. SAMUEL W. FOLEY, born January 9, 1874 in Bibb County, AL; died March 14, 1927 in Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; m. RILAR KINARD. (10.)
iv. MISSOURI P. FOLEY, born January 1875, AL, died unknown; m. JOHN ADAM WYERS.
v. ADALINE C. FOLEY, born 1876; died 1919 in Old Union Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. GEORGE WASHINGTON BREWER; born 1880, died 1951 in Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, Alabama.
vi. MINERVA JANE (aka JANIE) FOLEY, born May 20, 1882, Bibb County, AL; died October 1, 1964 in Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. JOHN OWENS; born June 22, 1879; died January 20, 1944 in Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL.

5. MILLIE PARLEE FOLEY (WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born March 1, 1859 in Alabama, and died August 2, 1925 in Little Hope Cemetery, Bibb County, AL. She married JAMES T. FILGO.

Child of MILLIE FOLEY and JAMES FILGO is:
i. CAMILLE FILGO

6. ELIJAH FOLEY (WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born 1864 in Alabama. He married MARY UNKNOWN abt 1885.

Children of ELIJAH FOLEY and MARY UNKNOWN are:
i. INA MAUDE FOLEY, born 1891
ii. WINNONA FOLEY, born 1892
iii. MARY E. FOLEY, born 1899

7. MARION BEATON FOLEY (WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born January 6, 1866 in Alabama, and died November 1, 1945 in Old Union Cemetery, Bibb County, AL. He married MARY JANE COLBURN abt 1887. She was born December 1865 in Alabama, and died 1947 in Old Union Cemetery, Bibb County, AL.

Child of MARION FOLEY AND MARY COLBURN is:
i. CAMILLA LOUIZA FOLEY, born April 1899 in Bibb County, AL; died unknown; married JOHN HENRY COLBURN.

Generation 4

8. STEPHEN RAIFORD FOLEY (SAMUEL A., WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born October 1867 in Bibb County, AL, and died in Tuscaloosa County. He married EMMILINE UNKNOWN abt 1888 in AL. She was born January 1871 and died in Tuscaloosa County, AL.

Children of STEPHEN FOLEY and EMMILINE UNKNOWN are;
i. SAMUEL C. FOLEY, born October 1889
ii. NANCY FOLEY, born September 1892
iii. MARION FOLEY, born October 1893
iv. LENA FOLEY, born April 1896
v. ESSIE FOLEY, born September 1899

9. WILLIAM WALTER FOLEY (HENRY P., WILLIAM e., NEEDHAM) was born 1868 in Bibb County, AL, and died 1954 in Old Union Church Cemetery, Bibb County, AL. He married PATSY EMELINE COLBURN. She was born 1869, and died 1951.

Notes for WILLIAM WALTER FOLEY:
Names of the children and wife of William Walter Foley were provided by Austin Foley, Bibb County, AL. Austin also provided information from the Henry Pinkney Foley family bible for his children.

Children of WILLIAM FOLEY and PATSY COLBURN are:
i. HENRY MARVER FOLEY
ii. LOUISER FOLEY
iii. WILLAM JACOB FOLEY, born 1899, Bibb County, AL; died 1986 in Old Union Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. (1) SARAH JULIE KEATON; born 1912; died 1934 in Old Union Cemetery, Bibb County, AL; m. (2) EULA LOUIANZIE; born 1900; died 1984 in Old Union Cemetery, Bibb County, AL.
iv. JOHNNY FOLEY

10. SAMUEL W. FOLEY (HENRY P., WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) was born January 9, 1874 in Bibb County, AL, and died March 14, 1927 in Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He married RILAR R. KINARD December 8, 1895 in Centerville, Bibb County, AL, daughter of JACOB ESUA KINARD and SARAH ISABELLA HILL. She was born January 3, 1878 in Bibb County, AL, and died April 4, 1978 in Champion Cemetery, Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio.

Notes for SAMUEL W. FOLEY:
Samuel has been located on the 1910 Bibb County, AL census and the 1920 Greene County, AL census. A marriage record for Samuel and Rilar is on file. Samuel's death certificate states his cause of death as acute lobar pneumonia. His occupation on the certificate is noted as laborer. Rilar's address is listed on the certificate as 3155 W. 106th, Cleveland, Ohio. The Woodland Cemetery is located on the corner of E. 79th and Woodland Avenue in Cleveland. Information on the children comes from the Rilar Foley Family Bible which reports the names and birthdates of her and Samuel's children, as well as theirs and that of their parents. Their marriage date and location is also recorded.

Children of SAMUEL FOLEY and RILAR KINARD are:
i. NEDOM (NATHAN) JACKSON (aka JACK) FOLEY, born October 22, 1897, Alabama, died aft 1979, Florida; married MARIE UNKNOWN who died December 13, 1971 in Florida.
Notes for JACK FOLEY:
Jack and wife, Marie, never had children. They lived first in Cleveland, Ohio then in Fort Lauderdale, Flordia. Jack is listed on the 1930 Cuyahoga County, Ohio census.
ii. DAVID CLIFFORD (aka CLIFF) FOLEY, born October 22, 1900, Alabama; married (1) LILY
JOHNSON, Alabama; married (2) EMMA UNKNOWN.
Notes for CLIFF FOLEY:
Cliff lived in Alabama before moving to Ohio where he lived in both Vienna and Warren. He is listed on the 1930 Hale County, AL census.
iii. LUTHER WASHINGTON FOLEY, born August 30, 1902 in AL; married NORA UNKNOWN.
Notes for LUTHER FOLEY:
Luther came to Ohio before 1930 (he is listed on the 1930 Ohio census). He eventually moved to Twinsburg, Ohio before he and Nora moved to Holiday, Florida.
iv. HENRY GRADY FOLEY, born February 18, 1904, AL; married THELMA UNKNOWN
Notes for HENRY FOLEY:
Henry is listed on the 1930 Ohio census. He stayed in Ohio and his descendants continue to live in the Cleveland area.
v. PEARL MAY FOLEY, born August 20, 1906, Brent, Bibb County, AL; died June 7, 1994 in  Champion Cemetery, Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio; married (1) UNKNOWN ELLEDGE; married (2) FRANK J. ERNST in 1932, Frank died October 16, 1985.
Notes for PEARL FOLEY:
Pearl is also listed on the 1930 Ohio census. She and Frank later lived in Warren, Ohio.
vi. MYRTLE VIOLA FOLEY, born October 9, 1908 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, AL; died September 16, 1970 in Green Haven Cemetery, Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio; married CYRIL JOHN (aka DODE) WILLIAMS, June 18, 1924. CYRIL was born July 1, 1902; died January 31, 1973 in Green Haven Cemetery, Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was the son of FORD WILLIAMS and MAY COYNE.
Notes for MYRTLE FOLEY:
Myrtle is listed on the 1930 Trumbull County, Ohio census with Cyril and children. She and Cyril later lived in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio where their children graduated from  South High School. She and Cyril moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1952 where they lived at 364 NW 48th Street. Myrtle was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge 278 in Youngstown and a member of the Royal Neighbors Lodge in Florida. Cyril was a car blocker at Youngstown Steel Door in Youngstown. He worked in an aluminum plant in Florida. He was a member of the Sulgrave Masonic Lodge 696 of Youngstown and the Aut Mori Grotto of Youngstown.
vii. LEATHER L. FOLEY, born December 17, 1910; died as child, buried in Bibb County, AL.
viii. BRADY FOLEY, born September 7, 1914; died as child, buried in Bibb County, AL.
ix. CLARA BELL FOLEY, born August 2, 1916, Alabama; married LEO BASTRADO.
Notes for CLARA FOLEY:
Clara is listed on the 1930 Ohio census. She and Leo lived in Levittsburg, Trumbull County, Ohio. They had five children whose names are not known to me.

11. CAMILLE FILGO (MILLIE P., WILLIAM E., NEEDHAM) She married John Samuel Boyd.

Child of CAMILLE FILGO and JOHN BOYD is:
i. VAN BUREN BOYD

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