Alice Louisa Jost

9 July 1839–9 June 1901 (Age 61)
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Alice Louisa

When Alice Louisa Jost was born on 9 July 1839, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, her father, John Alexander Jost, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Zwicker, was 27. She married John Moroni Foy on 28 August 1856, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 9 June 1901, in Warm Springs, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Moroni Foy
Alice Louisa Jost
Marriage: 28 August 1856
John Heber Foy
Alice Elizabeth Foy
Mary Ann Porthema Foy
Catherine Isabell Foy
Harriet Adeliah Foy
Nettie Florence Foy
Lester Leon Foy
Ida Pearl Foy
Charles Henry Foy
Andy Ausmus Foy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1856Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Self-Governing
    Age 9
    In 1848, Nova Scotia became the first self-governing colony in the British Empire.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Hans, Aloys, Erna, Erwin, Hans Peter, Heinz, Inge, Jurgen, Mathias, Reinhart.German (also Jöst) and Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of Old French Josse, from Breton Iodoc, Latinized as Jodocus (see Joyce ). It can also be from the personal name Just , Latin Justus. The surname Jost is also found in Poland and Slovenia (compare with the form Jošt below).Slovenian and Czech (Jošt): from a personal name derived from German Jost and this one from Jodocus, the Latinized name of a Christian saint (see Joyce , compare 1 above).

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Alice Jost in entry for Mary A Swaney, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Alice L Fay in household of John M Fay, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alice Jost in entry for Lon Schafer and Isabella C. Saling, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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