Cynthia Foster was born about 1820, in New York City, New York, United States. She married Hosea Vaughan about 1841, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Big Flats, Chemung, New York, United States in 1850 and Flagg, Ogle, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 April 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Flagg Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States.
English: variant of Forster ‘worker in a forest’.
English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’). But other explanations are equally or more likely.
English: from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors’; see Forster 2.