Agnes Neslen Foster

1 January 1863–9 August 1864 (Age 1)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Agnes Neslen

When Agnes Neslen Foster was born on 1 January 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, William Henry Foster, was 30 and her mother, Eunice Frances Neslen, was 24. She died on 9 August 1864, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Foster
1832–1906
Eunice Frances Neslen
1838–1924
William Henry Neslen Foster
1857–1857
Henry Chaplin Foster
1858–1884
Eunice Amelia Foster
1860–1942
Agnes Neslen Foster
1863–1864
William Neslen Foster
1865–1941
Robert Francis Foster
1867–1867
Alice Neslen Foster
1868–1927
Eleanor Neslen Foster
1871–1872
Franklin Pitt Foster
1873–1951
Laura Linda Foster
1875–1928
Leo Neslen Foster
1878–1952
Phoebe Neslen Foster
1880–1963
Agnes Foster
1880–
Foster
1880–1925
B Foster
1883–1914

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World Events (2)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

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.

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 (3)

  • Agnes Foster, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Agnes Foster, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Agnes Foster, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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