Amy Foust

Female8 May 1822–8 February 1905

Brief Life History of Amy

When Amy Foust was born on 8 May 1822, in Westfield Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States, her father, John Foust, was 35 and her mother, Christena Ely, was 32. She married Didymus Benson on 4 July 1839, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Westfield, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 8 February 1905, in Westfield Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Didymus Benson
Amy Foust
Marriage: 4 July 1839
James Benson
Thomas Jefferson Benson
Ely Benson
Belinda Rosetta Benson
Clinton Burkley Benson
Ada S Benson
Adalaska Benson
Amanda M. Benson
Willard Benson
Loretta "Retta" Benson
John McClellan Benson
Blanche Minerva Benson
Hattie Benson

Sources (27)

  • Amy Benson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amy Foust, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Amy Foust Benson, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1839Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 14

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of Faust .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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