Rebecca Foster

28 September 1821–31 January 1879 (Age 57)
Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Foster was born on 28 September 1821, in Seneca, Ohio, United States, her father, Christian Foster, was 26 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Grove, was 20. She married William Stahl on 25 March 1841, in Seneca, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 January 1879, in Seneca, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Jackson Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Stahl
1816–1868
Rebecca Foster
1821–1879
Marriage: 25 March 1841
Leah Stahl
1842–1901
Nancy Stahl
1843–1905
Christian Stahl
1845–1920
Simon P. Stahl
1846–1934
Child Stahl
1847–1848
William A Stahl
1849–1931
Isaiah Stahl
1851–1879
Malinda Stahl
1851–1931
Mary E. stahl
1852–1931
Emanuel Stahl
1857–1951
Cornelius A Stahl
1859–1925
Child Stahl
1861–

Spouse and Children

    William Stahl

    Male1816–1868Male

    Female1821–1879Female

MARRIAGE
25 March 1841
Seneca, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

    Leah Stahl

    Female1842–1901Female

    Nancy Stahl

    Female1843–1905Female

    Christian Stahl

    Male1845–1920Male

    Simon P. Stahl

    Male1846–1934Male

    Child Stahl

    Male1847–1848Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Female1821–1879Female

    Marianne Foster

    Female1822–1849Female

    Jonas Foster

    Male1826–1895Male

    Solomon Foster

    Male1825–1840Male

    Susan Foster

    Female1825–1840Female

+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832

Age 11

Jackson Township was founded 4 December 1832.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (3)

  • Rebecca Hall in household of William Hall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Stahl, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Stahl in household of William Stahl, "United States Census, 1860"

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