Richard Foss

Rye Beach, Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America

The Life of Richard

When Richard Foss was born in 1681, in Rye Beach, Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, John Foss, was 48 and his mother, Mary Berry, was 37. He married Sarah Foss about 1698, in New Hampshire, United States.

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Richard Foss
Sarah Foss
Marriage: about 1698

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about 1698
New Hampshire, United States

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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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