Ivory H. Foss

11 January 1807–31 March 1884 (Age 77)
Hancock, Hancock, Maine, United States

The Life of Ivory H.

When Ivory H. Foss was born on 11 January 1807, in Hancock, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, William Foss, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Googins, was 33. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Maria Googins. He died on 31 March 1884, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Ivory H. Foss
1807–1884
Maria Googins
1808–1905
Sara Jane Foss
1831–1894
Virintha Foss
1836–1898
George A. Foss
1832–1911
Asa G. Foss
1838–1906
Almus A. Foss
1841–1916
Orestus Benson Foss
1843–1924
Eugenia M. Foss
1846–
Millard F. Foss
1848–1910
Ulmore E Foss
1852–

Spouse and Children

    Male1807–1884Male

    Maria Googins

    Female1808–1905Female

children

(9)

    Sara Jane Foss

    Female1831–1894Female

    Male1832–1911Male

    Virintha Foss

    Female1836–1898Female

    Male1838–1906Male

    Male1841–1916Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1807–1884Male

    Thomas Foss

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1820

Age 13

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Ivory H Fop, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ivory H Foss, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ivory H Foss, "United States Census, 1880"

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