Joseph H Foote

Male24 February 1870–6 December 1872

Brief Life History of Joseph H

When Joseph H Foote was born on 24 February 1870, in Newtown Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Gideon Foote Jr., was 35 and his mother, Julia A Webb, was 29. He lived in Newton Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 6 December 1872, in Newton Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 2.

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Gideon Foote Jr.
Julia A Webb
John Milo Foote
Zebulon Foote
Florence A Foote
Frank C Foote
Joseph H Foote
Emory Clinton Foote
Augusta Louise Foote
Bert Leland Foote

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Foote in household of Gideon Foote, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph H Foote - birth: 24 February 1870; Newton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph H Foote - census: 12 August 1870;

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World Events (2)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

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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