Iona Luzella Foster

31 August 1908–25 August 1939 (Age 31)
Silverton, San Juan, Colorado, United States

The Life of Iona Luzella

When Iona Luzella Foster was born on 31 August 1908, in Silverton, San Juan, Colorado, United States, her father, Clarence Leroy Foster, was 25 and her mother, Anna Maude Pinkerton, was 22. She married David Lyle Wright on 27 May 1925, in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States. She lived in Rockwood, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 25 August 1939, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States.

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David Lyle Wright
Iona Luzella Foster
Marriage: 27 May 1925

Spouse and Children

27 May 1925
Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Hazel Norma Foster


    Anna Rose Foster


    James C Foster


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 1

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 9

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Forster .2 English: nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’).3 Jewish: probably an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames, such as Forster .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jone Foster in household of C L Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ione Foster in household of Clarence L Foster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ione Foster, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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