|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.
Nathaniel Foss (1802 - 1885)
Frances Allen Foss (1801 - 1872)
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)*
Elmer Jay Foss (1874 - 1945)*
Emery Jed Foss (1874 - 1939)*
Marie Jane Foss Lusk (1879 - 1944)*
Fanny Foss (1882 - 1884)*
Cora Belle Foss Kern (1885 - 1975)*
Jay B. Foss (1840 - 1916)*
Julius E Foss (1842 - 1922)*
Melvin Allan Foss (1844 - 1926)
Blue Earth County
Plot: C10, #21
Created by: Jill G.
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36373981
God bless you and thank you for your service to our great Nation. Rest in Peace.|
LTC B, USAR (ret)
Added: Aug. 2, 2016
Added: Jul. 25, 2016
God bless you throughout the Summer, the season of life at its fullest. Rest in Peace.|
Added: Jun. 27, 2016
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