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Foster J. Gerry

Foster J. Gerry

Male 1851 - 1919  (68 years)

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  • Name Foster J. Gerry 
    Born 3 May 1851  Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Either Foster was a twin, or his family later changed his name, or the recorder got the name wrong. Regardless, the record shows his name as Leon Foster Gerry. [1]
    • His death certificate gives his birth date as 2 May 1851.
    Birth Record of Leon Foster Gerry
    Birth Record of Leon Foster Gerry
    Census 1855  Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1870  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1880  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1885  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1900  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1904  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1910  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 5 Dec 1919  Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 12
    Cause: carcinoma of the stomach 
    Certificate of Death of Non-Resident for Foster J. Gerry
    Certificate of Death of Non-Resident for Foster J. Gerry
    Buried Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gerry Memorial
    Gerry Memorial
    Plot: Section 29
    Person ID I1658  | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2019 

    Father Henry A. Gerry,   b. Abt 1818, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lydia W. Dyke,   b. Abt 1826, Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane Pierce,   b. 16 Jan 1847, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1894, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1873  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Marriage Record of M. Jennie Pierce and Foster J. Gerry
    Marriage Record of M. Jennie Pierce and Foster J. Gerry
    Children 
     1. Bessie Lidda Gerry,   b. 12 Jun 1889, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1975, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     2. Henry Pierce Gerry,   b. 12 Dec 1886, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1967, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 May 1851 - Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1855 - Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. He worked in a machine shop. - 1870 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jun 1873 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He worked in a machine shop. - 1880 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - He worked at the Athol Machine Company. - 1885 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a widower and a machinist. - 1900 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1904 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a widower and a machinist in a tool factory. - 1910 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: carcinoma of the stomach - 5 Dec 1919 - Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S801] Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Birth Record of Leon Foster Gerry

    2. [S363] 1880 U.S. Federal Census CD, (Archive CD).

    3. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Page: 24; Enumeration District: 1581; FHL microfilm: 1240690

    4. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 139444184 Foster J. Gerry

    5. [S1372] Death Certificate of Foster J. Gerry.
      Certificate of Death of Non-Resident for Foster J. Gerry

    6. [S826] 1855 Massachusetts State Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    7. [S675] 1870 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_651; Page: 305B; Family History Library Film: 552150

    8. [S673] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: 564; Page: 221A; Enumeration District: 839

    9. [S1371] Athol, Massachusetts Directories, 1885, 1897, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001).

    10. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Athol, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1904

    11. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_627; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 1696; FHL microfilm: 1374640

    12. [S885] Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    13. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Marriage Record of M. Jennie Pierce and Foster J. Gerry

    14. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of M. Jennie Pierce and Foster J. Gerry