Kezia Francis Foster

13 January 1866–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Kezia Francis

When Kezia Francis Foster was born on 13 January 1866, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Edward Foster, was 24 and her mother, Jane Gasaway, was 24. She lived in Osage Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Foster
1841–1891
Jane Gasaway
1841–1928
Alice Foster
1862–1949
Lucy Alice Foster
1863–1926
Zoe Emma Foster
1863–1945
Emily Foster
1863–
Kezia Francis Foster
1866–
William Harrison Foster
1867–
Asa Gilbert Foster
1871–1958
Albert A. Foster
1873–
Charles Foster
1875–
Nelson Foster
1878–
Edgar Foster
1880–

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1871

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 38

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 (2)

  • Katy Foster in household of John Foster, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Keziah Foster in household of John E Foster, "United States Census, 1880"

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