Lillian I. Ingersoll

20 June 1858–11 September 1941 (Age 83)
Owego, Tioga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lillian I.

When Lillian I. Ingersoll was born on 20 June 1858, in Owego, Tioga, New York, United States, her father, James Ingersoll, was 38 and her mother, Lucinda Ballou, was 43. She married Ivory Russell Foster on 25 April 1877, in Owego, Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 11 September 1941, in Owego, Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Broadway Cemetery, Owego, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ivory Russell Foster
Lillian I. Ingersoll
Marriage: 25 April 1877
Harry Foster
Wallace Russell Foster
Mary Ann Day Foster
Charles Arthur Foster
Edward Higbee Foster
Jane Iva Foster
Holland Russell Foster
Fred Peter Foster
Mabel Electa Foster

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1877Owego, Tioga, New York, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 5
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Inkersall in Staveley (Derbyshire). The placename may derive from an Old English personal name Hynkere (genitive Hynkeres) ‘limper’ + Old English hyll ‘hill’. Compare Ingerson 2.History: The Ingersoll name in America dates back to John Ingersoll, who emigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1629. His descendants include lawyers, public officials, and politicians in CT and PA.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letters to Grandma

    Pease to Fosters letter 1919 Mrs. I.R. Foster Owego, Tioga Co., N.Y. Mrs. J.N. Pease 1246 Washington Lane Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa. Germantown March 31, 1919 Dear Grandma, We have all been si …

    Sources (21)

    • Lillian Forster, "New York State Census, 1892"
    • Lillian Ingersoll in entry for Edward Higbee Foster and Ethel Pauline Schoonover, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Lillian Foster in household of Ivory R Foster, "New York State Census, 1905"

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