Edward B. Foss

1866–1868 (Age 2)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward B.

When Edward B. Foss was born in 1866, his father, Harris Benjamin Foss, was 45 and his mother, Martha Berlin, was 41. He died in 1868, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Harris Benjamin Foss
1821–1905
Martha Berlin
1825–1896
Amanda Adelaede Foss
1845–1919
Sarah Prudence Foss
1847–1935
Dewitt Clinton Foss
1852–1878
Jerusha Jane " Dula" Foss
1854–1929
Olive Margart Foss
1856–1949
Harris Edward Foss
1861–
Nancy Rosalia Foss
1863–
Fred Walter Foss
1864–1893
Edward B. Foss
1866–1868

Parents and Siblings

    Harris Benjamin Foss

    Male1821–1905Male

    Female1825–1896Female

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World Events (3)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Fosse .2 Danish: from fos, vos ‘fox’; a nickname for a sly or cunning person or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a fox.3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named from Old Norse fors ‘waterfall’, examples of which are found throughout Norway.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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