Foster Flagg Fell

2 December 1897–
Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Foster Flagg

When Foster Flagg Fell was born on 2 December 1897, in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Byron M Fell, was 24 and his mother, Catharine E. Kenney, was 20. He married Aimee Lucille Fell about September 1933.

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Family Time Line

Foster Flagg Fell
1897–
Aimee Lucille Fell
1900–
Marriage: about September 1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about September 1933

Parents and Siblings

    Male1872–Male

    Catharine E. Kenney

    Female1877–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1929

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly northern): topographic name for someone who lived by an area of high ground or by a prominent crag, from northern Middle English fell ‘high ground’, ‘rock’, ‘crag’ (Old Norse fjall, fell).2 English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Middle English fell, Middle High German vel, or German Fell or Yiddish fel, all of which mean ‘skin’, ‘hide’, or ‘pelt’. Yiddish fel refers to untanned hide, in contrast to pelts ‘tanned hide’ ( see Pilcher ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Byron Fell 1900 US Census

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