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 Masonville, Delaware, New York, United States in 1910 and Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1930.
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.