Barbara Tumlinson Foster

8 December 1918–28 February 2007 (Age 88)
West Point, Clay, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Tumlinson Foster was born on 8 December 1918, in West Point, Clay, Mississippi, United States, her father, James Homer Tumlinson, was 37 and her mother, Mary Roselle Jones, was 34. She lived in Beat 2, Clay, Mississippi, United States in 1940 and Port Neches, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 2007. She died on 28 February 2007, in West Point, Clay, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oak Bluff Cemetery, Berlin Heights, Erie, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 1

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Tomlinson .

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

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  • Barbara Tomlinson in household of Homer Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Tumlinson Foster, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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