Mary Lucinda ( Lucy) Foster

20 October 1886–1985 (Age 98)
Dawson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Lucinda ( Lucy)

When Mary Lucinda ( Lucy) Foster was born on 20 October 1886, in Dawson, Georgia, United States, her father, John Jackson Foster, was 30 and her mother, Martha Lou Gooch, was 29. She lived in District 243, Jackson, Georgia, United States in 1900. She died in 1985, at the age of 99.

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John Jackson Foster
Martha Lou Gooch
William Miles Foster
Cynthia Caroline Foster
Della Martha Ann Foster
Samuel Absalum Foster
James Henry Foster
Robert H Foster Sr.
Issac Walton Foster
Mary Lucinda ( Lucy) Foster
Homer Charles Foster
Marcus Raymond Foster
Frank C. Foster
Edward Lee Foster Sr.

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 7

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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  • Lucy Foster in household of John J Foster, "United States Census, 1900"

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