Elisabeth Foster

4 June 1734–18 March 1806 (Age 71)
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Foster was born on 4 June 1734, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Alexander Foster, was 33 and her mother, Susannah Vergoose, was 32. She married Robert Titus on 3 April 1746, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 18 March 1806, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71.

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Robert Titus
Elisabeth Foster
Marriage: 19 March 1755
Esther Titus
Sarah Titus
Robert Titus
Abel Titus
Jane Titus
Bettey Titus
Lunah Titus

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  • Marriage
    19 March 1755Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (4)

    Age 42
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 42
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    Age 55
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Elisabeth Foster in entry for Jane Titus, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Elezebeth Foster, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Elezebeth Foster, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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