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Children of Israel and Elizabeth “Betsy” (Connors) Foss

This week I am documenting a little bit about Israel Foss. Israel was the son of Benjamin and Sarah (Mitchell) Foss. I believe that I am a descendant of Benjamin through Israel. So I am going to flip through the … Continue reading

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Photo of Henry & Sarah Augusta (Foss) Smith

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Benjamin Foss Revolutionary War Records

Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War is a set of books that contain the soldiers and sailors that lived in Massachusetts and Maine. Remember Maine was part of Massachusetts and did not become a state until 1820. I … Continue reading

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Birth Record for Sarah (Mitchell) Foss

Well the mystery has been solved. I have found a birth record for Sarah Mitchell who was the wife of Benjamin Foss. I found the record in the Vital Records of Brunswick, Maine. I ended up looking in these records … Continue reading

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Sarah Mitchell or Sarah Getchell

This week I thought I would try to find out a little more about the wife of Benjamin Foss, Sarah Mitchell. Especially since there is a discrepancy with the Machias books stating her name is Sarah Getchell versus Sarah Mitchell. … Continue reading

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Records of the First Congregational Church in Scarborough, Maine

This week I made a trip back to Google Books to see if I could find a birth record for Benjamin Foss. I still have not found a birth record. However, I did find church baptism records for him and … Continue reading

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Machias Maine Vital Records

This week is a little tough for me to get my weekly dose of research in. I had to take a flight to Montreal today for business. However, I was able to take the Machias vital records with me on … Continue reading

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