Elizabeth Foster

10 January 1777–7 October 1778 (Age 1)
Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Foster was born on 10 January 1777, in Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Foster, was 27 and her mother, Dorothy Jenkins, was 21. She died on 7 October 1778, in her hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

John Foster
1749–1825
Dorothy Jenkins
1755–1845
Elizabeth Foster
1777–1778
Eliab Foster
1777–
John Foster
1778–1868
Joseph Foster
1779–1817
Dolly Foster
1781–
Benjamin Foster
1783–1867
Rebecca Foster
1786–1851
Jonathan Foster
1788–1856
Eliab Foster
1790–
Elizabeth Foster
1790–
Sally Foster
1793–1869
Isaac Foster
1795–1838
Betsey Foster
1797–

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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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