Henry Lee Foshee

7 July 1874–15 November 1954 (Age 80)
Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Henry Lee

When Henry Lee Foshee was born on 7 July 1874, in Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, his father, William Franklin Foshee, was 21 and his mother, Emma Frances Gamble, was 19. He lived in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States for about 35 years and Election Precinct 4 Poplar Springs, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 15 November 1954, in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ephesus Cemetery, New Site, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Foshee
Emma Frances Gamble
Henry Lee Foshee
Martha Beatrice Foshee
George F. Foshee
John Wiley Foshee
Jessie Vernon Foshee

Parents and Siblings

    William Franklin Foshee


    Emma Frances Gamble




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 21

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Faucheux .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry L Foshee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry L Fashee in household of W F Fashee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Lee Foshee in household of Emma F Foshee, "United States Census, 1940"

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