Edward Everette Foster

15 April 1845–20 May 1913 (Age 68)
Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Edward Everette

When Edward Everette Foster was born on 15 April 1845, in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Hiram Foster, was 39 and his mother, Louisa Agnes Hale, was 27. He married Lenorah Electa Phillips on 25 December 1875, in Corydon, Wayne, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Allerton, Wayne, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Caney Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 20 May 1913, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Edward Everette Foster
1845–1913
Lenorah Electa Phillips
1858–1937
Marriage: 25 December 1875
Alpha Walgrave Foster
1877–1959
Leon Edward Foster
1878–1949
Lillian Beatrice Foster
1880–1954
Wilhelm Wirt Foster
1887–
William West Foster
1887–1957
Porter Millard Foster
1892–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1875
Corydon, Wayne, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 1

Iowa is the 29th state.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Edward E Foster, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Foster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward E Foster, "United States Census, 1910"

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