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Esther Foss[1]

Female 1894 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Esther Foss  [2, 3, 4
    Resided 1894  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Born 20 Jan 1894  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Female 
    FamilySearch ID K63D-9GG 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I5835  Main
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 

    Father Gov. Eugene Noble Foss,   b. 24 Sep 1858, West Berkshire, Franklin Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1939, Jamaica Plain (Boston), MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Lilla Rollins Sturtevant,   b. 4 Nov 1860, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Jun 1858  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F2687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Albert Hickman,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Dorchester Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswich, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1957  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1914  Cohasset, , Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Paul Foss notes:

      "In a needless-to-say extraordinary occurrence, Albert divorced Esther and Dorothy divorced Benjamin thereby enabling Albert and Dorothy to be wed."

      Helen M. Petchey in "The Hickmans in Dorchester's Heyday!" p.11 notes:

      "W. Albert Hickman was twice married, first to Esther Foss, a daughter of Eugene Foss, a three-term govenor of Massachussets; and second to Dorothy Chapman Foss of California."

      JSH notes:

      The tree appearing in the appendix of The Hickman's in Dorchester's Heyday incorrectly shows Foss spelled Goss.  The correct spelling is Foss.  [8, 9]
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F2231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Gordon Moore,   b. 1875, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 95 years) 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Appear in the San Francisco Social Register 1927 as follows:

      "Name: Moore, Mr. and Mrs. George Gordon, Maiden name: Hickman-Esther Foss, Clubs: Bhm. Phone: 1312; Address: "Rancho San Carlos"; City: Monterey" [10]
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F2699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes  FamilySearch ID:

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1306] Paul Foss, (Paul Foss [pwfoss@earthlink.net]), email 25 Feb 2006 = "Your William Albert Hickman appears the first husband of my great-great-aunt Esther Foss (not "Goss") and the second husband of my grandmother Dorothy Chapman Foss (not "Goss.")  Esther and Dorothy were sisters-in-law." (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S1132] Helen M. Petchey - The Hickmans in Dorchester's Heyday, Helen M. Petchey, (Published cir.1992 ISBN-0-9691600-4-6), p. 11 - W. Albert Hickman was twice married, first to Esther Foss, a daughter of Eugene Foss, a three-term govenor of Massacussets; and second to Dorothy Chapman Foss of California" (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S1311] Julie's Genealogy, (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed - jewel-weed@earthlink.net), http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed&id=I1745 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 23 Jul 2017), entry for Esther Foss, person ID K63D-9GG. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1311] Julie's Genealogy, (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed - jewel-weed@earthlink.net), http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed&id=I1735 (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 23 Jul 2017), entry for William Albert Hickman, person ID LJRN-HR6. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1306] Paul Foss, (Paul Foss [pwfoss@earthlink.net]), 25 Feb 2006 email (Reliability: 0).

    9. [S1132] Helen M. Petchey - The Hickmans in Dorchester's Heyday, Helen M. Petchey, (Published cir.1992 ISBN-0-9691600-4-6), P. 11 (Reliability: 0).

    10. [S1312] San Francisco Social Register, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~npmelton/srm.htm (Reliability: 0).