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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Family Time Line

John Jackson Foster
1856–1942
Martha Lou Gooch
1857–1915
William Miles Foster
1874–1958
Cynthia Caroline Foster
1875–1962
Della Martha Ann Foster
1877–1961
Samuel Absalum Foster
1878–1923
James Henry Foster
1881–1961
Robert H Foster Sr.
1883–1963
Issac Walton Foster
1885–1953
Mary Lucinda ( Lucy) Foster
1886–1985
Homer Charles Foster
1889–1946
Marcus Raymond Foster
1891–1949
Frank C. Foster
1893–1932
Edward Lee Foster Sr.
1897–1949

Parents and Siblings

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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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Sources (1)

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

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