Forster

1808–Female
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Forster

When Forster was born in 1808, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Josiah Forster, was 43 and her mother, Martha Booth, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Forster
1765–1836
Martha Booth
1768–1830
Josias Jr. Foster
1792–1854
James C. Foster
1792–1855
John C Foster
1792–1857
David C Foster
1794–1849
Forster
1799–
Susannah Forster
1801–1847
Elizabeth Forster
1805–1850
Booth C. Foster
1806–1872
William J. Forester
1797–1874
Martha Forster
1806–1875
Forster
1808–
nameless Forster
1808–
Robert Forster
1809–1879

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 4

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational and topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a forest ( see Forrest ).2 English: Norman French nickname or occupational name from Old French forcetier ‘cutter’, an agent noun from forcettes ‘scissors’.3 English: occupational name, by metathesis, from Old French fust(r)ier ‘blockmaker’ (a derivative of fustre ‘block of wood’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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