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Julia Lillian Rock Foye Whitcomb Bowen
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1880
Morristown
Lamoille County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1943
West Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

AE 63 years

She was one of fourteen children born to Margaret Jane (Vallely) and James B. Rock, who were (married) immigrants from the townland of Cladybeg, County Armagh, Ireland to the U.S. in 1866, emigrating to Vermont. Two of her sisters died young: Ellen (1878-1880) and Sarah (1886-before 1900).

Julia married (1st) John J. Foye on Jan. 23, 1900 in Vermont. This union produced five children: Elizabeth Rebecca (Foye) Clifford, John Emmett Foye, James Henry Foye, Marion T. (Foye) Bush Beach, Delia M. Foye. At the time of John J. Foye's death on July 18, 1905, Julia was expectant with Delia. Delia was born 1906 and died later that same year.

Julia married (2nd) Albert Merton Whitcomb on Feb. 22, 1908 in Hyde Park, Vermont. Albert had been a widower of his two previous wives, already having several grown children from both those marriages. As well as Albert becoming step-father to Julia's four remaining Foye children, this union produced three children: Hattie Mabel (Whitcomb) Reed Pitts, Albert Everett Whitcomb, and Hazel Isabel (Whitcomb) Werth. Julia was widowed again when Albert M. died on Feb. 20, 1921.

She married (3rd) Harry Benjamin Bowen on August 29, 1921 in Hyde Park, Vermont. This union produced one child: Wayland Gordon Bowen.

Julia is buried in same plot as her first husband, John J. Foye and their infant daughter, Delia M. Foye.

[Julia was my maternal Great-grandmother. Note: Her year of birth was incorrectly engraved as 1884. Her actual date of birth was 14 April 1880. ~ DB]
 
 
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 Parents:
  James B. Rock (1840 - 1931)
  Margaret Jane Vallely Rock (1845 - 1923)
 
 Spouses:
  John J. Foye (1873 - 1905)
  Albert Merton Whitcomb (1848 - 1921)
  Harry Benjamin Bowen (1888 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Rebecca Foye Clifford (1901 - 1973)*
  John Emmet Foye (1902 - 1978)*
  James Henry Foye (1903 - 1990)*
  Marion Theresa Foye Bush Beach (1904 - 1985)*
  Delia M. Foye (1906 - 1906)*
  Harriet Mabel Whitcomb Reed Pitts (1909 - 1989)*
  Albert Everett Whitcomb (1911 - 1977)*
  Hazel Isabel Whitcomb Werth (1913 - 1970)*
  Wayland Gordon Bowen (1922 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Rock Nestor (1868 - 1960)*
  Frank Andrew Rock (1869 - 1956)*
  Rose Rock Woods (1871 - 1916)*
  John Patrick Rock (1873 - 1938)*
  Margaret Jane Rock Beede (1875 - 1981)*
  Edward Henry Rock (1877 - 1962)*
  Julia Lillian Rock Foye Whitcomb Bowen (1880 - 1943)
  James Percival Rock (1881 - 1977)*
  Teresa Rock DesLauriers (1883 - 1963)*
  Agnes Louise Rock Holmes (1885 - 1968)*
  Alice Elizabeth Rock Gwynn (1888 - 1974)*
  Elizabeth Ellen Rock DiDonato (1893 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Theresa Cemetery
Hyde Park
Lamoille County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Donna Blair
Record added: Oct 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16231074
Julia Lillian <i>Rock</i> Foye Whitcomb Bowen
Added by: Donna Blair
 
Julia Lillian <i>Rock</i> Foye Whitcomb Bowen
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Julia Lillian <i>Rock</i> Foye Whitcomb Bowen
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Hi Grandma. Sending my love. My prayers for the best darn Grandmother in the world. Miss you. Love.
- Betty Stevens
 Added: Sep. 21, 2009
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Great-Grandma! xoxo
- Donna Blair
 Added: Mar. 17, 2009
Merry Christmas & Happy Heavenly Holidays to you, Great-Grandma!
- Donna Blair
 Added: Dec. 27, 2008
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