Elnora Foote

Brief Life History of Elnora

When Elnora Foote was born on 8 May 1858, in Kasson Brook, Forkston Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Henry Foote, was 26 and her mother, Juliet Rosengrant, was 21. She married George Slater in 1888, in Lenox Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Forkston, Forkston Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 23 June 1932, at the age of 74.

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George Slater
Elnora Foote
Marriage: 1888
Perry G. Slater
Beecher Marshall Slater

Sources (7)

  • Elvira Foote in household of John H Foote, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nora Slater in household of George Slater, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Slater in household of George Slater, "United States Census, 1910"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English fot ‘foot’ (Old English fōt), sometimes translated in medieval documents by Latin cum pede ‘with the foot’. Probably a nickname for someone with a deformity of the foot or with large feet.

English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English personal name Fot, from Old Norse Fótr, originally a nickname with the same sense as 1 above.

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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