Florence Teresa Foster

Female21 February 1916–23 August 1999

Brief Life History of Florence Teresa

Florence Teresa Foster was born on 21 February 1916, in Ashburton, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand. She married Harold Victor Grimmer on 20 November 1940, in Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand. She died on 23 August 1999, in Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 83, and was buried in Auckland, New Zealand.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Florence Teresa? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Harold Victor Grimmer
Florence Teresa Foster
Marriage: 20 November 1940

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Florence Teresa.

    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1940Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand
  • World Events (7)

    1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

    Age 7

    The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 


    Age 23

    WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

    1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

    Age 27

    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Forster ‘worker in a forest’.

    English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’). But other explanations are equally or more likely.

    English: from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors’; see Forster 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.