|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1844|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 1926|
Melvin A. Foss was born in Vermont to Nathaniel (a pioneer settler of Faribault County Minnesota) and Fanny Foss. He married Sarah Ann Nelson on October 9, 1863 in Mankato Minnesota and on December 15, 1863 enlisted in the 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Co H, which included two of his brothers-in-law; Albert and Alexander Nelson. He served under Major Henry Rose fighting the Sioux Indians in the Dakota Territory.
During his life he was a farmer in Verona Township of Faribault County, hotel proprietor in Lake Crystal Minnesota, and a home painter in Mankato.
He was said to have been well loved by his friends and family.
Fanny Foss (1801 - 1872)
Nathaniel Foss (1802 - 1885)
Sarah Ann Nelson Foss (1845 - 1917)*
Melvin Edward Foss (1864 - 1936)*
Frank E Foss (1867 - 1940)*
George E Foss (1870 - 1932)*
Frederick Franklin Foss (1872 - 1967)*
Emery Jed Foss (1874 - 1939)*
Elmer Jay Foss (1874 - 1945)*
Marie Jane Foss Lusk (1879 - 1944)*
Fanny Foss (1882 - 1884)*
Cora Belle Foss Kern (1885 - 1975)*
Blue Earth County
Plot: C10, #21
Created by: Jill G.
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36373981
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God bless you on Thanksgiving (early). I am thankful for your dedicated service to others. Rest in Peace.|
Richard S. Barzelogna
Added: Nov. 13, 2013
God bless you on Veterans Day (early). This, We'll Defend. Rest in Peace.|
LTC B, USAR (ret)
Added: Nov. 5, 2013
God bless you on Halloween (early). Don't frighten any trick-or-treaters! Rest in Peace.|
Added: Oct. 15, 2013
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