Calvin Ichabod Foss

Calvin Ichabod Foss (1826-1908) was born 10 Jan. 1826 in Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. He was the son of Calvin Foss and Sarah Brackett Carter and a nephew of Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. He married Nancy Jane Roundy about 1857. He died 21 May 1908 in Sacramento, Sacramento Co., California.

Footnotes

Calvin Ichabod Foss (LHRH-CYY), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 Jul. 2022). Calvin Ichabod Foss, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/calvin-ichabod-foss, accessed 4 Jul. 2022). "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 Jul. 2022); Ichabod Foss, 10 Jan. 1826, birth, Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine, p. 39; citing Scarborough, Maine, Town Clerk, “Town and vital records, 1681-1893 (1908),” image 29/143; DGS 7596913. "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Jul. 2022); Henry Lindsey and Nancy Jane Roundy, divorce, 24 Feb. 1857, Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory; citing Utah, Probate Court, “Utah, Great Salt Lake Co., civil and criminal case files, 1852-1968,” images 166-169/1253; DGS 5293952. 1860 U.S. Census, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., California, p. 265, Calvin I. Foss; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Jul. 2022). “Calvin Ichabod Foss” (1826-1908), memorial no. 21634214; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 5 Jul. 2022). The Sacramento Star, “Died Foss” (Sacramento, California), 23 May 1908, vol. 8, No. 3, p. 3; database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com, accessed 5 Jul. 2022). "California Death Index, 1905-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Jul. 2022); Calvin I. Foss, 21 May 1908, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., California, certificate 13205; citing California, State Registrar, “California death indexes, 1905-1988 ; 1940-1994,” image 121/857; DGS 5240839.

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  • Page 285

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    stop. the families of warsaw had gone to Quincy the bells of the town were ringing & men were called to arms, but where the end would be time alone must detirmin the foregoing items I draw from the papers we shall look for terrible accounts each day untill the close of the scene. We also recieved a hand bill in the evening concerning the mob war excitement &c in philadelphia which was tremendious in fact the nation seems to be ripe for Judgment. I ...
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    July 10, 1844
  • Page 286

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Sister Foss gave me $1. Calvin 50 cts Rhoda Scammans $2.50 cts to help bear my expenses home I had to pay $2.75 cts to Boston July 11, 1844 ~ Thursday 11th All accounts from the west confirm the report of the Death of the Prophet & Patriarch of the Church viz Joseph & Hiram Smith & some reports say that Elders Richards & Phelps were ...
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    July 11, 1844 July 12, 1844
  • Page 62

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    September 12, 1838 ~ Wednesday Sept 12th I spent the day at father Carters in packing up the last remains of our goods I carried the most of our goods to Sister Sarah Foss's whare the saints or camp will spend the night when they arive. Icabod C. Foss was expecting to go to Zion with us he is a son of sister Sarah Foss but old Mr Foss opposed him to such a degree that it was thought best for him to tarry ...
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    September 12, 1838 September 13, 1838 September 14, 1838 September 15, 1838
  • Page 140

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    much love to Phebe & we rode to Luther Scamons & I here I found Rhoda abed with a little son all quite bright & smart making them four children 3 sons & 1 daughter I took dinner with them, & here Parted with Father for the last time. He thinks some of comeing out west & bringing leather with him in the spring. at 3 oclok In the afternoon I parted with Rhoda, who the same as
  • Page 195

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 16, 1849 ~ Friday 16th [FIGURE] I recieved A letter from Wm Low spent the day writi[ng] February 17, 1849 ~ Saturday 17th I visited Boston And obtained the New York weekly Her[ald] I[t] was full of news on Calafornia, gold digings, &c large Extra[cts] from the Calafornia Star. Advertisment of Samuel Brannan & Wm Stout merchantman took gold at $16 per oz. Murders were spoke of And Exhertion to form ...
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    February 16, 1849 February 17, 1849 February 18, 1849 February 19, 1849 February 20, 1849 February 21, 1849 February 22, 1849 February 23, 1849 February 24, 1849
  • Page 196

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    February 26, 1849 ~ Sunday *256th [FIGURES] I wrote A letter to President Young & council concerning introducing school Books into the valley I sent them 13 school Books as A present from Sanborn & Carter of Portland Maine for their exhamination. I expressed my feelings upon the subject. I Also recieved A letter from Br Wm Maxfield of Wilmot Creek N. B. February 25, 1849 ~ ...
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    February 25, 1849 February 26, 1849 February 27, 1849 February 28, 1849 March 1, 1849
  • Page 199

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    Brother Haven followed with interesting remarks in explaining the principles of repentance, by A figure. If A Mother set two little children at work, they should leave it & go to play & dirty their clothes And when the Mother came [she] find they had not done the work but been disobediant but promised forgiveness if they wo[uld] go wash their face change their closes [clothes] & do the work one goes & do as she is required the other follows her Mother & crys all day & pleads with her to forgive her. When ...
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    March 5, 1849 March 6, 1849 March 7, 1849 March 8, 1849 March 9, 1849 March 10, 1849 March 11, 1849 March 12, 1849
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    March 13, 1849 ~ Tuesday [FIGURES] ^March 1849^ 13th I this day called upon Francis N Mitchell stone seal engraver, Die sinker &c, 15 Tremont Row, Boston, And searched A record entitled General Armoury of England By John Burnard Burke Heraldry (to find my coat of Arms which I found to be the following) Woodroffe or Woodruff Lord Mayor of London 1579 Poyle, Co Surrey). G U on a chev ar, Crest a Dexter ar three Bucks heads erased sa a Cheif perfess ...
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    March 13, 1849 March 14, 1849 March 15, 1849 March 16, 1849 March 17, 1849 March 18, 1849 March 19, 1849
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    mostly to Calafornia one Captain was vary sorrowful in conseq[u] ence of having to leave his family so long was about on the point of Giving it up & going home the last I saw of him Cape Cod is a plesant place for a summer residence they ha[ve] a sea breeze from evry point of compass, plenty of fishing on evry hand the soil most altogether sand, upland pitch & wh[ite] pine low land ceder what crops are raised is mostly done by dressing the land with fish, distance ...
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    March 20, 1849 March 21, 1849 March 22, 1849
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    was 76 Seventy six years, and 3 three days old this day that I baptized him, I have now baptized my Father Woodruff & Father in law Carter this is a great consolation to my soul, Father Ezra Carter sen was the son of Ezra Carter 84 years old, who was the son of Daniel Carter who was the son of Ezekiel Carter, His Mothers Name was Phebe Whitemore the Daughter of Elias Whitemore. Father ...
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    March 23, 1849 March 24, 1849 March 25, 1849 March 26, 1849 March 27, 1849 March 28, 1849 March 29, 1849