Nina Elizabeth Foster

Brief Life History of Nina Elizabeth

When Nina Elizabeth Foster was born on 24 January 1889, in Paint Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States, her father, John F. Foster, was 28 and her mother, Mary Eleanor Edwards, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Lawrence Evans. She lived in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Quincy, Miami Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 30 July 1986, in Lakeview, Logan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Quincy, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Lawrence Evans
1889–1949
Nina Elizabeth Foster
1889–1986
Foster L. Evans
1919–2001

Sources (17)

  • Nina E Foster in household of John F Foster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nina Foster, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Nina E Evans, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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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.

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