Margaret Foster

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

The Life 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 11 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in 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
1749–1830
Margaret Foster
1750–1824
Marriage: 24 September 1770
William Buck
1772–1825
Ashel Buck
1772–1850
George W Buck
1801–
Elijah Buck Jr
1774–
Aholiab Buck
1776–1855
Margaret Buck
1779–1843
William Elijah Buck
1781–1856
Reuben Buck
1782–1800
Thomas Buck
1785–1826
John Buck
1787–1843
Matilda Buck
1789–1846
Asahel Buck
1792–1863
Abner A Buck
1795–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1770
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Foster

    Male1700–1754Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1751 · County lin change

Age 1

Hartford County to Litchfield County
1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 26

New York is the 11th state.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Forster .2 English: nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’).3 Jewish: probably an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames, such as Forster .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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