Cynthia Foster

2 October 1835–2 October 1894 (Age 59)
Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Foster was born on 2 October 1835, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Foster, was 50 and her mother, Lois Alderman, was 51. She died on 2 October 1894, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Foster
1784–1870
Lois Alderman
1784–1860
Lyman B. Foster
1813–1900
Melinda Foster
1815–1841
Abby Foster
1818–1882
Harleigh I. Foster
1820–1887
Joseph Spencer Foster
1822–1896
Harriet Foster
1824–
Nathan Foster
1827–1839
Rhoda L Foster
1830–1915
Cynthia Foster
1835–1894

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 28

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Cynthia Foster in household of Joseph Foster, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyntha Foster in household of Joseph Foster, "New York State Census, 1855"

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