Ann E Foster

1839–1880 (Age 41)
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ann E

When Ann E Foster was born in 1839, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Foster, was 36 and her mother, Agnes E Temple, was 20. She married James S Gunn on 8 July 1851, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died in 1880, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

James S Gunn
1825–1880
Ann E Foster
1839–1880
Marriage: 8 July 1851
Mary Lee "Mollie" Gunn
1854–1932
William L Gunn
1858–
Foster Gunn
1859–1870
Septima Elizabeth Gunn
1863–1938
Septanuss Gunn
1864–
Thomas Foster Gunn
1869–
R H Gunn
1872–
Harriett Elizabeth Gunn
1875–1909

Spouse and Children

    James S Gunn

    Male1825–1880Male

    Female1839–1880Female

MARRIAGE
8 July 1851
Davidson, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

    Mary Lee "Mollie" Gunn

    Female1854–1932Female

    William L Gunn

    Male1858–Male

    Foster Gunn

    Male1859–1870Male

    Septima Elizabeth Gunn

    Female1863–1938Female

    Septanuss Gunn

    Male1864–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 10

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1851

Age 12

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

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)

  • Ann Foster in household of B F Foster, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Annie Gunn in household of J S Gunn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann Foster in household of Benjamin F Foster, "United States Census, 1860"

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