Laura Margaret Foster

1870–
Missouri, United States

The Life of Laura Margaret

Laura Margaret Foster was born in 1870, in Missouri, United States. She married Arthur Woodbury Jewett in 1903. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Boyd Township, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died in Fay, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Woodbury Jewett
1869–1945
Laura Margaret Foster
1870–
Marriage: 1903
Alma Martha Jewett
1905–
Elsie Irene Jewett
1906–2000
Foster Harris Jewett
1913–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1903
children

(3)

    Alma Martha Jewett

    Female1905–Female

    Elsie Irene Jewett

    Female1906–2000Female

    Male1913–1984Male

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 34

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Laura M Jewel in household of Arthur W Jewel, "United States Census, 1910"

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