Charlotte E Foster

May 1860–
Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charlotte E

When Charlotte E Foster was born in May 1860, in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, Oliver Newton Foster, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Pratt, was 28. She married George Lewis Talbot on 22 September 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Edinburg, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Mayview, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1910.

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George Lewis Talbot
Charlotte E Foster
Marriage: 22 September 1885
Charles H Talbot
Frances Lucille Talbot

Spouse and Children

22 September 1885
Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 32

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

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 (3)

  • Charlotte Foster in household of Oliver Foster, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charlotte E Foster in household of Oliver N Foster, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charlotte E Talbot in household of George Talbot, "United States Census, 1900"

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