Margaret Foster

8 February 1750–10 April 1824 (Age 74)
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

Margaret Foster was born on 8 February 1750, in New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of Foster. She married Elijah Buck on 24 September 1770, in New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 14 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Chemung, Tioga, New York, United States in 1800 and Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States in 1800. She died on 10 April 1824, in Chemung, Chemung, Chemung, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Buck
Margaret Foster
Marriage: 24 September 1770
William Buck
about 1772–1825
Ashel Buck
about 1772–1850
Aholiab Buck
Asahel Buck
Isreal Buck
Elijah B Buck Jr
Aholiab Buck
Margaret Buck
William Elijah Buck
Reuben Buck
Thomas Buck
John Buck
Matilda Buck
Asahel Buck
Abner A Buck
George W Buck

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1770New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children


    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

      Male1700–about 1754Male



    World Events (7)

    1751 · County lin change
    Age 1
    Hartford County to Litchfield County
    Age 26
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 26
    New York is the 11th state.

    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 (1)

    • Margaret H. Foster Buck, "Find A Grave Index"

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