Re: Foye of Quincy, Massachusetts
There's a WWII draft registration record for a Robert Thomas FOYE, b. 23-Sept-1878 in Sallinger, Ireland, living at 35 Pleasant St., Quincy, Norfolk, MA.Person who would always know his address was Mrs. May E. FOYE of the same address.
On the 1920 census Robert's younger brother James was living with Robert, Mary and their children.James was born 1897 in MA, so the family must have immigrated between 1879 and 1897.
According to the 1910 census, Robert says he immigrated in 1882.According to the 1930 census Robert immigrated in 1882.His place of birth is listed as Northern Ireland, while his father-in-law, Cornelius DESMOND, who is living with them, was born in the Irish Free State.
There's an MA marriage record for Robert T. FOYE to Mary E. DESMOND on 27-Nov-1901 in Quincy, MA.Groom's parents were Robert T. FOYE and Ann CALLAHAN.Bride's parents were Cornelius DESMOND and Kate MCCARTY.
1900 census for Quincy, Norfolk, MA:
FOYE, Ann b. Mar 1855 in Ireland, married 23 yrs, 10 children born, 6 children living, both parents b. Ireland
son Robert b. Sept 1877 in Ireland
son Charles J. b. Nov 1880 in Ireland
son John S. b. June 1886 in MA
dau Annie b. June 1891 in MA
dau Sarah C. b. Dec 1893 in MA
son James b. Aug 1897 in MA
stepson Patrick J. b. Apr 1874 in Ireland
stepson Michael b. 1877 in Ireland
All the Irish born family members given their year of immigration as 1885.
There's an MA death record for Ann FOYE b. 16-Mar-1856 in Ireland, d. 24-Jan-1911 in Quincy.Spouse:Robert FOYE, father:Timothy CALLAGHAN.Informant was Robert FOYE of 13 Quincy St., Quincy.
On both the 1900 census and her death record she is listed as married.
In 1900 there's a married Robert FOY b. Apr 1852 in Ireland living in the Almshouse in Quincy, immigrated 1883.
There's an Irish birth record for a Robert Thomas FOY b. 23-Sept-1878 in Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland.Parents Robert FOY and Ann CALLAGHAN.
The only other Irish birth record I could find with those parents was for younger brother Charles, b. 22-Nov-1880 in Kildare.