Ira B. Foster

M, #1676, b. 2 August 1849, d. 15 May 1867
     Ira B. Foster was born on 2 August 1849.1 He was the son of Freeman Ruggles Foster and Lucy Henry Francis. Ira B. Foster died on 15 May 1867 at age 17.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

7 August 1850Rutland, Worcester Co., MA"Ira T." age 1, b. MA, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S28] Frederick Clifton Pierce, compiler, Foster Genealogy: being the record of the posterity of Reginald Foster, an early inhabitant of Ipswich, in New England, whose genealogy is traced back to Anacher, great forrester of Flanders, who died in 837 A.D. (Chicago: F.C. Pierce, 1899), Person 7028.
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Rutland, Worcester Co., MA, p. 806 (back of stamped 404).

Frank D. Foster

M, #1677, b. 11 January 1857
     Frank D. Foster was born on 11 January 1857 at Rutland, Worcester Co., MA.1 He was the son of Freeman Ruggles Foster and Lucy Henry Francis. Frank D. Foster married Jerusha McGary on 9 August 1881.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

circa 1898Union Stock Yards, Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IAa livestock dealer1

Citations

  1. [S28] Frederick Clifton Pierce, compiler, Foster Genealogy: being the record of the posterity of Reginald Foster, an early inhabitant of Ipswich, in New England, whose genealogy is traced back to Anacher, great forrester of Flanders, who died in 837 A.D. (Chicago: F.C. Pierce, 1899), Person 7029.

Elmina A. Foster

F, #1678, b. 28 February 1862
     Elmina A. Foster was born on 28 February 1862.1 She was the daughter of Freeman Ruggles Foster and Lucy Henry Francis. Elmina A. Foster married Clarence L. Smith on 4 June 1884.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

circa 1898Burlington, Chittenden Co., VT1

Citations

  1. [S28] Frederick Clifton Pierce, compiler, Foster Genealogy: being the record of the posterity of Reginald Foster, an early inhabitant of Ipswich, in New England, whose genealogy is traced back to Anacher, great forrester of Flanders, who died in 837 A.D. (Chicago: F.C. Pierce, 1899), Person 7030.

Lora A. (????)

F, #1679, b. circa 1822, d. before June 1870
     Lora A. (????) was born circa 1822 at VT. She married Alden S. Francis, son of Caleb Francis and Rebecca Ball, circa 1848. Lora A. (????) died before June 1870.

Census, Occupation & Residence

2 September 1850Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA"Lora A." age 28, b. VT, with husband1

Child of Lora A. (????) and Alden S. Francis

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, p. 911 (stamped 456).

Nancy R. (????)

F, #1680, b. circa 1839
     Nancy R. (????) was born circa 1839. She married Alden S. Francis, son of Caleb Francis and Rebecca Ball.

Edward E. Francis

M, #1681, b. circa 1859
     Edward E. Francis was born circa 1859. He was the son of Alden S. Francis and Lora A. (????)

Clara L. Mossman

F, #1682, b. circa 1853, d. 6 December 1880
     Clara L. Mossman was born circa 1853. She was the daughter of Aaron Mossman and Martha C. Ball. Clara L. Mossman died on 6 December 1880 at Worcester, Worcester Co., MA.1

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 321, p. 484.

Frank P. Mossman

M, #1683, b. 29 March 1856, d. 7 August 1905
     Frank P. Mossman was born on 29 March 1856 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA.1 He was the son of Aaron Mossman and Martha C. Ball. Frank P. Mossman died on 7 August 1905 at Worcester Insane Asylum, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, at age 49; epileptic convulsions.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

a stone cutter2

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 134, p. 195.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 100, p. 128.

George W. Mossman

M, #1684, b. 23 March 1860
     George W. Mossman was born on 23 March 1860 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA.1 He was the son of Aaron Mossman and Martha C. Ball.

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 134, p. 195.

Ruth E. Olendorf

F, #1685, b. October 1890
     Ruth E. Olendorf was born in October 1890. She was the daughter of Henry A. Olendorf and Carrie Evaleen Ball.

Winifred H. Olendorf

F, #1686, b. June 1898
     Winifred H. Olendorf was born in June 1898. She was the daughter of Henry A. Olendorf and Carrie Evaleen Ball.

Pliny E. Kidder

M, #1687, b. 25 January 1861
     Pliny E. Kidder was born on 25 January 1861 at Binghamton, Broome Co., NY. He was the son of Peter Kidder and Frances L. Ball. Pliny E. Kidder married Mary L. Marble.

Child of Pliny E. Kidder and Mary L. Marble

Mary L. Marble

F, #1688, b. 14 October 1863
     Mary L. Marble was born on 14 October 1863. She married Pliny E. Kidder, son of Peter Kidder and Frances L. Ball.

Child of Mary L. Marble and Pliny E. Kidder

Frances Elizabeth Kidder

F, #1689, b. circa 1889
     Frances Elizabeth Kidder was born circa 1889. She was the daughter of Pliny E. Kidder and Mary L. Marble.

Forrest L. Kidder

M, #1690, b. circa 1864
     Forrest L. Kidder was born circa 1864 at NY. He was the son of Peter Kidder and Frances L. Ball. Forrest L. Kidder married Elizabeth (????)

Elizabeth (????)

F, #1691, b. circa 1868
     Elizabeth (????) was born circa 1868 at Ireland. She married Forrest L. Kidder, son of Peter Kidder and Frances L. Ball.

Valentine A. Kidder

M, #1692, b. circa 1869
     Valentine A. Kidder was born circa 1869 at NJ. He was the son of Peter Kidder and Frances L. Ball.

Frederick Martin Luce1

M, #1693, b. January 1855, d. 7 December 1932
     Frederick Martin Luce was born in January 1855 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA.1,2 He was the son of Mason M. Luce and Mary E. Ball. Frederick Martin Luce married Elizabeth Ellen Duffy, daughter of George Duffy and Sarah Wilson, on 16 February 1876 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA.1 Frederick Martin Luce and Elizabeth Ellen Duffy were divorced.3 Frederick Martin Luce died on 7 December 1932 at age 77.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

11 June 1860Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Fredric M." age 5, b. MA, with parents, etc.4
28 June 1870Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Fred M." age 15, b. MA, works in a cotton mill, with parents, etc.5
12 May 1910Worcester, Worcester Co., MA"Frederick" age 54, b. MA, mill laborer6
22 April 1930Worcester, Worcester Co., MA"Fred M." age 75, b. MA, widower, with daughter Minnie and grand-daughter Velma7

Children of Frederick Martin Luce and Elizabeth Ellen Duffy

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 282, p. 185.
  2. [S572] Letter from Beatrice S Luce (Wormleysburg, PA) to Dr Joseph L Druse (East Lansing, MI), 1 April 1974; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  3. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1910, Sheet 5A (stamped 40).
  4. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 49.
  5. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 30 (back of stamped 358).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1909, Sheet 19B (back of stamped 19).
  7. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, ED 10, Sheet 44A (stamped 44).
  8. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 315, p. 258.

Frank Herbert Luce1

M, #1694, b. 8 November 1858, d. circa 1929
     Frank Herbert Luce was born on 8 November 1858 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA; "Calvin Mason."1 He was the son of Mason M. Luce and Mary E. Ball. Frank Herbert Luce married Clara May Jefferson, daughter of Edward Jefferson and Delia (????), on 1 May 1881 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA.2 Frank Herbert Luce died circa 1929.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

11 June 1860Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Frank H." age 1, b. MA, with parents, etc.4
28 June 1870Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Frank H." age 11, b. MA, works in a cotton mill, with parents, etc.5
23 June 1880Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Frank H." age 21, b. MA, works in a cotton mill, with parents, etc.6
5 June 1900Worcester, Worcester Co., MA"Frank H." age 40, b. MA, contracting mason, with wife May and daughter Mildred7

Child of Frank Herbert Luce and Clara May Jefferson

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 116, p. 143.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 327, p. 245.
  3. [S572] Letter from Beatrice S Luce (Wormleysburg, PA) to Dr Joseph L Druse (East Lansing, MI), 1 April 1974; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  4. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 49.
  5. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 30 (back of stamped 358).
  6. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, ED 800, p. 29 (stamped 55).
  7. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1773, Sheet 7A (stamped 178).
  8. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 342, p. 275.

Edward Mason Luce1

M, #1695, b. 4 February 1861, d. 15 October 1929
     Edward Mason Luce was born on 4 February 1861 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA.1 He was the son of Mason M. Luce and Mary E. Ball. Edward Mason Luce married Olive Hunt in 1882 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA.2 Edward Mason Luce died on 15 October 1929 at age 68.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

28 June 1870Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Edward M." age 9, b. MA, with parents, etc.4
23 June 1880Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Eddie M." age 18, b. MA, works in a cotton mill, with parents, etc.5
12 June 1900Worcester, Worcester Co., MA"Edward L." age 39, b. MA, mason, with wife Olive and children Sadie and Arthur6

Children of Edward Mason Luce and Olive Hunt

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 143, p. 143.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 336, p. 259 (image not available on-line).
  3. [S572] Letter from Beatrice S Luce (Wormleysburg, PA) to Dr Joseph L Druse (East Lansing, MI), 1 April 1974; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 30 (back of stamped 358).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, ED 800, p. 29 (stamped 55).
  6. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1781, Sheet 14B (back of stamped 310).

Lilla Etta Luce

F, #1696, b. 5 April 1865
     Lilla Etta Luce was born on 5 April 1865 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA; twin of William.1 She was the daughter of Mason M. Luce and Mary E. Ball. Lilla Etta Luce married Joseph Frank Goodwin, son of Michael Goodwin and Hannah (????), on 18 April 1881 at Winchendon, Worcester Co., MA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

28 June 1870Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Lilla Etta" age 5, b. MA, with parents, etc.3
23 June 1880Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Lillianetta" age 15, b. MA, works in a cotton mill, with parents, etc.4

Child of Lilla Etta Luce and Joseph Frank Goodwin

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 179, p. 136.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Winchendon, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 327, p. 360.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 30 (back of stamped 358).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, ED 800, p. 29 (stamped 55).

William Walter Luce

M, #1697, b. 5 April 1865, d. November 1953
     William Walter Luce was born on 5 April 1865 at Barre, Worcester Co., MA; twin of Lillian.1 He was the son of Mason M. Luce and Mary E. Ball. William Walter Luce married Stella Minnie Clark, daughter of Joseph Edmund Clark and Louisa Sherman, on 23 January 1893 at Rutland, Worcester Co., MA; lists Stella's age as 17.2 William Walter Luce died in November 1953 at age 88.

Census, Occupation & Residence

28 June 1870Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Willie W." age 5, b. MA, with parents, etc.3
23 June 1880Barre, Worcester Co., MA"Willie W." age 15, b. MA, works in a cotton mill, with parents, etc.4
1893a basket maker2
12 June 1900Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA"William" age 30, b. MA, spinner at a satinet mill, with wife Stella and son Robert5

Child of William Walter Luce and Stella Minnie Clark

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 179, p. 136.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Rutland, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 435, p. 477.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, p. 30 (back of stamped 358).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barre, Worcester Co., MA, ED 800, p. 29 (stamped 55).
  5. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1591, Sheet 10B (back of stamped 235).

Stella Minnie Clark

F, #1698, b. 13 December 1877, d. February 1956
     Stella Minnie Clark was born on 13 December 1877 at Rutland, Worcester Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Edmund Clark and Louisa Sherman.1 Stella Minnie Clark married William Walter Luce, son of Mason M. Luce and Mary E. Ball, on 23 January 1893 at Rutland, Worcester Co., MA; lists Stella's age as 17.2 Stella Minnie Clark died in February 1956 at Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, at age 78.

Census, Occupation & Residence

12 June 1900Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA"Stella" age 22, b. MA, with husband, etc.3

Child of Stella Minnie Clark and William Walter Luce

Citations

  1. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Rutland, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 288, p. 326.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Rutland, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 435, p. 477.
  3. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1591, Sheet 10B (back of stamped 235).

Robert Walter Luce

M, #1699, b. 8 February 1894, d. 11 December 1977
     Robert Walter Luce was born on 8 February 1894 at Holden, Worcester Co., MA.1 He was the son of William Walter Luce and Stella Minnie Clark. Robert Walter Luce married Beatrice Isabella Schwalm on 2 May 1926 at Harrisburg, PA.1 Robert Walter Luce died on 11 December 1977 at Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA, at age 83.

Census, Occupation & Residence

12 June 1900Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA"Robert" age 6, b. MA, with parents2

Children of Robert Walter Luce and Beatrice Isabella Schwalm

Citations

  1. [S572] Letter from Beatrice S Luce (Wormleysburg, PA) to Dr Joseph L Druse (East Lansing, MI), 1 April 1974; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  2. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA, ED 1591, Sheet 10B (back of stamped 235).
  3. [S570] Nancy Glines, "Mason Luce email 01," e-mail message from Nancy Glines (Lemoyne PA) to David G. Ball, 5 September 2002.

Beatrice Isabella Schwalm

F, #1700, b. 10 February 1902, d. August 1986
     Beatrice Isabella Schwalm was born on 10 February 1902 at Valley View, PA.1 She married Robert Walter Luce, son of William Walter Luce and Stella Minnie Clark, on 2 May 1926 at Harrisburg, PA.1 Beatrice Isabella Schwalm died in August 1986 at age 84.2

Children of Beatrice Isabella Schwalm and Robert Walter Luce

Citations

  1. [S572] Letter from Beatrice S Luce (Wormleysburg, PA) to Dr Joseph L Druse (East Lansing, MI), 1 April 1974; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  2. [S570] Nancy Glines, "Mason Luce email 01," e-mail message from Nancy Glines (Lemoyne PA) to David G. Ball, 5 September 2002.