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
Jane Gasaway
Alice Foster
Lucy Alice Foster
Zoe Emma Foster
Emily Foster
Kezia Francis Foster
William Harrison Foster
Asa Gilbert Foster
Albert A. Foster
Charles Foster
Nelson Foster
Edgar Foster

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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