Sarah Fosu

8 November 1938–6 January 2010 (Age 71)
Achim, Wassa West, Western, Ghana

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Fosu was born on 8 November 1938, in Achim, Wassa West, Western, Ghana as the daughter of kwabena Ofosu and Yaa Kumiwaa. She died on 6 January 2010, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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kwabena Ofosu
Yaa Kumiwaa
Sarah Fosu

Parents and Siblings

    kwabena Ofosu


    Yaa Kumiwaa




World Events (3)


Age 28

While Nkrumah is in China, army stages widely popular coup. National Liberation Council comes to power.

Age 41

Junior officers stage Ghana's first violent coup, June 4. Armed Forces Revolutionary Council formed under Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings. Hilla Limann elected president in July.

Age 43

Rawlings stages second coup. Provisional National Defence Council established with Rawlings as chairman.

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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