Lucy Alice Foster

14 April 1863–1926 (Age 62)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lucy Alice

When Lucy Alice Foster was born on 14 April 1863, in England, United Kingdom, her father, John Edward Foster, was 22 and her mother, Jane Gasaway, was 21. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died in 1926, in Sanford, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 63.

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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)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 8

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

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)

  • Lucy Foster in household of John Foster, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Find a Grave

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