Lucy Foss

28 April 1751–15 December 1843 (Age 92)
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Foss was born on 28 April 1751, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, James Foss, was 20 and her mother, Abigail Hill, was 22. She married John Harmon on 30 May 1771, in Saco, York, Maine, United States. She died on 15 December 1843, in Effingham, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Stuart
1748–1832
Lucy Foss
1751–1843
Marriage: 25 February 1779
Anna Pratt Stewart
1779–1873
Abigail Hill Stuart
1782–1838
Satira Stuart
1785–1785
John Stuart
1786–1868
Elizabeth Stuart
1789–
Harriett Jane Stuart
1792–1870
Samuel Jr. Stuart
1794–
Frederick Stuart
1798–1883
Philinda Stuart
1800–1858
Samantha Stuart
1805–
Frederick P. Stewart
1805–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1779
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1730–1804Male

    Abigail Hill

    Female1729–1776Female

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1760

Age 9

Historical Boundaries: 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
1776

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 25

New Hampshire is 9th state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Stewart in entry for Philinda E. Stewart, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Lucy Stewart in entry for Philinda E. Stewart, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Lucy Stuart in entry for Frederick P. Stuart, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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