Gideon Foote

Male17 April 1799–10 October 1851

Brief Life History of Gideon

When Gideon Foote was born on 17 April 1799, in Windsor, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Simeon Foote, was 34 and his mother, Lovisa Bacon, was 33. He married Lavina Gillett on 22 October 1818, in Unadilla, Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nicholson Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1840 and Lenox, Lenox Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 10 October 1851, in Lenox Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Foote
Lavina Gillett
Marriage: 22 October 1818
Ebenezar Foote
Child Foote
William G Foote
Nathaniel H. Foote
Simeon Foote
Gideon Foote Jr.
Lucy Ann Foote
Louisa Statira Foote

Sources (7)

  • Gideon Foot, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gidson Foote - birth: 17 April 1799; Great Bend, Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Gideon Foote, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1818Unadilla, Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 1

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1810: Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States


    Age 14

    Established in 1813

    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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