Marjorie Jane Foss

10 July 1939–11 June 1995 (Age 55)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Marjorie Jane

When Marjorie Jane Foss was born on 10 July 1939, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Maurice Colin Foss, was 27 and her mother, Hazel Virginia Langdon, was 20. She married Charles Elmer Perry on 28 June 1958, in New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Kittery, York, Maine, United States in 1940. She died on 11 June 1995, at the age of 55, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eliot, York, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Elmer Perry
Marjorie Jane Foss
Marriage: 28 June 1958

Spouse and Children

28 June 1958
New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Maurice Colin Foss


    Hazel Virginia Langdon




World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1945 · German U-Boats Surrender at Portsmouth

Age 6

Starting on May 15, 1945, four German U-Boats surrendered at Portsmouth, New Hampshire after being captured by Allied forces.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 16

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (2)

  • Marjorie Goss in household of Maurice Goss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marjorie Jane Foss, "New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959"

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