When Bert Leland Foote was born on 11 January 1880, in Roaring Brook Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Gideon Foote Jr., was 45 and his mother, Julia A Webb, was 39. He married Mellie Gay BROWN on 1 July 1914, in Broome, New York, United States. He lived in Union, Broome, New York, United States for about 5 years and Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States in 1925. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 23 August 1929, at the age of 49, and was buried in Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States.
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.
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