Lucy Foss

2 March 1813–
Machias, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Foss was born on 2 March 1813, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, Israel Foss, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Conners, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Stephen Berry.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Berry
1813–
Lucy Foss
1813–
Eliza H Berry
1850–
Lizzie H. Berry
1850–
Atkins Lucius Berry
1853–1927
Adkins Berry
1853–
Edwina H. Berry
1855–
Nettie Berry
1858–1860

Spouse and Children

    Stephen Berry

    Male1813–Male

    Female1813–Female

children

(6)

    Eliza H Berry

    Female1850–Female

    Female1850–Female

    Male1853–1927Male

    Adkins Berry

    Male1853–Male

    Edwina H. Berry

    Female1855–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820

Age 7

Maine is the 23rd state.
1846

Age 33

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Berry in entry for Adkins Berry, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Lucy Berry in entry for Edwina A. Berry, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Lucy Berry in entry for Lizzie H. Berry, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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