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About Mary Foss

8. Mary Berry, b. 1644, New Castle, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA , d. 1707, of Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire (63 years)

  • Parents: William BERRY and Jane Locke HERMINS.

Married: 1658 in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire to John Foss (c.1633-aft 1710), son of Stephen Foss & Mary Jackson.

9-12 Children include

  1. John b: ABT 1660 in Greenland, N.H. Married Mary.
  2. Walter b. abt 1664 of Dover, Strafford, NH. (LDS data, not Libby/Noyes)
  3. Elizabeth b: 1666. Married Nathaniel Batchelder.
  4. Samuel b: ABT 1668. Married Mary.
  5. Martha b: ABT 1672. Married Richard Goss.
  6. Thomas b: ABT 1672. Married Abigail Cole.
  7. William b: 11 Mar 1672/73. Married Sarah Buswell.
  8. Joshua. Married Sarah Wallis.
  9. Zachariah b: ABT 1678.
  10. Hannah b: 1682. Married John Jenness.?
  11. Richard. (grandson?)
  • Note: Mary BERRY was born in 1644 in Newcastle, Rockingham, New Hampshire. She died in 1707 in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire.
  • Parents: William BERRY and Jane Locke HERMINS.

Married

  1. before 1660 in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire to John Foss (1633-aft 1710), son of Stephen Foss & Mary Jackson.

9-12 Children include

  1. John b: ABT 1660 in Greenland, N.H. Married Mary.
  2. Walter b. abt 1664 of Dover, Strafford, NH. (LDS data, not Libby/Noyes)
  3. Elizabeth b: 1666. Married Nathaniel Batchelder.
  4. Samuel b: ABT 1668. Married Mary.
  5. Martha b: ABT 1672. Married Richard Goss.
  6. Thomas b: ABT 1672. Married Abigail Cole.
  7. William b: 11 Mar 1672/73. Married Sarah Buswell.
  8. Joshua. Married Sarah Wallis.
  9. Zachariah b: ABT 1678.
  10. Hannah b: 1682. Married John Jenness.?
  11. Richard. (grandson?)

References The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ancestral File (R) Copyright (c) 1987.


This if the wife of John Fost and not the wife of John Foss!

She was the daughter of William and Jane, who came in the employ of Capt. John Mason to build a mill at South Berwick, ME. She was born 1644 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH and died in Rye, Rockingham, NH between 1681-1686.

married "at the home of the Chadbournes" (LND, 241) by 1666 (daughter's birth) 
Mary, as the child of William Chadbourne, received a small sum in the will of her uncle Humphrey written in 1667
Readers should be careful to distinguish between John Foss of Rye and our John Fost of Dover, as the listing of their families have been confused and mistakenly printed in some sources. John was an English immigrant, a tailor and attorney of Dover. By 1686 he succeeded James Goff in running 

http://www.chadbourne.org/Gen3.html#17


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Mary Foss's Timeline

1644
1644
Newcastle, Rockingham , New Hampshire, USA
1660
1660
Age 16
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
1663
1663
Age 19
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
1666
1666
Age 22
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
1666
Age 22
Dover, NH
1667
1667
Age 23
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
1668
1668
Age 24
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
1670
1670
Age 26
Rye Beach, Old Norfolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony