Ann Foster

27 March 1730–
Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Foster was born on 27 March 1730, in Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Foster, was 46 and her mother, Ann Clarke, was 45.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Foster
1684–1768
Ann Clarke
1684–1751
Robert Foster
1708–
Susanna Foster
1713–1788
Ellin Foster
1715–
Agnes Foster
1718–1767
Thomas Foster
1720–
Margaret Foster
1723–
John Foster
1726–1793
Ann Foster
1730–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Robert Foster

    Male1708–Male

    Female1713–1788Female

    Female1715–Female

    Female1718–1767Female

    Thomas Foster

    Male1720–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 71

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 85

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 91

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

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)

  • Ann Foster, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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