Grace Foster

2 April 1865–11 November 1942 (Age 77)
Wilsden cum Allerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

When Grace Foster was born on 2 April 1865, in Wilsden cum Allerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Foster, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Crabtree, was 39. She married Thomas Mitchell Pritchett on 14 June 1910, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She lived in Baildon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 11 November 1942, in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hurricane City Cemetery, Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mitchell Pritchett
Grace Foster
Marriage: 14 June 1910

Spouse and Children

14 June 1910
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Foster


    Elizabeth Crabtree




    Francis Foster


    John Foster


    Mary Ellen Foster



World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grace Foster in household of Henry Foster, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Grace F Pritchett in household of Thomas M Pritchett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Foster Pritchell in entry for Thomas Mitchell Pritchett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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