Augusta Louise Foote

Brief Life History of Augusta Louise

When Augusta Louise Foote was born on 7 February 1877, in Newtown Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Gideon Foote Jr., was 42 and her mother, Julia A Webb, was 36. She married Frank A. Matteson about 1898, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States in 1920 and Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1930.

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Frank A. Matteson
Augusta Louise Foote
Marriage: about 1898
Leode Augustus Matteson
Truman F. Matteson
Raymond E. Matteson

Sources (11)

  • Augusta Madison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Augusta Foote - birth: 7 February 1877; Newton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Augusta A Foote in entry for Leode A Matteson and Marie I Whitney, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1878: Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

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.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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