Clark Collings Foster

11 December 1888–
Jackson Township, Pike, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clark Collings

When Clark Collings Foster was born on 11 December 1888, in Jackson Township, Pike, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Day Foster, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elvira Washburn, was 28. He lived in Mifflin Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Newton Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Day Foster
1854–1906
Mary Elvira Washburn
1860–1948
Clark Collings Foster
1888–
Mary C Foster
1889–1983
James Carleton Foster
1890–1967
Thomas Earl Foster
1894–1917
Arie D Foster
1896–1976
Robert B Foster
1902–1993

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Clark C Foster in household of Mary E Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clark C Foster in household of Thomas D Foster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clark Collings Foster, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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