Albert Anderson Foster

8 November 1875–27 March 1950 (Age 74)
Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life of Albert Anderson

When Albert Anderson Foster was born on 8 November 1875, in Coryell, Texas, United States, his father, Josiah Wallace Foster, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Jeter, was 33. He married Mary Arizona Kerby on 23 July 1899, in Coryell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Taylor, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 March 1950, in Winters, Runnels, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bluff Creek Cemetery, Bradshaw, Taylor, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Anderson Foster
Mary Arizona Kerby
Marriage: 23 July 1899
Jewell Alberta Foster
Minnie Eva Lee Foster
J Lee Ora Foster
Alta Foster
Loraine F Foster
Eunice Mae Foster
Dollie F Foster
Arnold Maxine Foster

Spouse and Children

23 July 1899
Coryell, Texas, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Minnie Foster


    Thomas Wallace Foster



World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • A A Foster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert A Graster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert A Foster, "United States Census, 1940"

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