New Hampshire, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1777|
New York, USA
Levi Foss answered the call to service of his country, He was in militia: Picket's Briggaide at Bunker Hill, Valley Forge and at Saratoga NY. Died of injuries at hospital in Albany. Buried in military cemetery which was later moved. Grave misplaced. Cousin went to Albany to get his coat and gun. National Archives contain receipt for items given to the cousin.
Levi was married to Hannah on June 1 1759. Their children were: Uriah (1760), Walter, Samuel, James, Hannah (1764), and Capt. Phineas Foss (1772).
Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors Vol 5 page 884
Jeremiah Hill's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.; muter roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enisted jan 1 1776; reported promoted from Private Aug. 1 1776; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co., datd Wells, Feb 8 1777; Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co., Col. John Patterson's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, Corporal, Capt. Hancock;s co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 10, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778; reported deceased; also Capt. Robert Davis;s co., Col. Vos's regt.; muster roll for Decl, 1777., sworn to in Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted Feb 1 1777., reported woundd and at Albany hospital; also order fro gratuity datd Papperellborough, April 29, 1779, signed by Walter Foss, Jr., Father of sied Levi Foss, deceased, payable to Capt. Silas Burbank.
Walter Foss (1708 - 1791)
Sarah Babb Foss (1711 - 1755)
Hannah Emery Foss (1739 - 1809)*
Uriah Foss (1760 - 1824)*
Samuel Foss (1762 - 1835)*
Hannah Foss Boothby (1767 - 1838)*
Phineas Foss (1772 - 1814)*
Note: Other records show Levi reinlisted Jan 1778 and was on the rolls at Valley Forge. His death is probably in April of 1778
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Albany NY Cemetery moved and markers lost in Albany
Created by: KET
Record added: Jan 17, 2012
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