Laura Linda Foster

21 April 1875–5 November 1928 (Age 53)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Laura Linda

When Laura Linda Foster was born on 21 April 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, William Henry Foster, was 42 and her mother, Eunice Frances Neslen, was 36. She married Morris Calvin Phelps on 4 July 1919, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Alma, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1920. She died on 5 November 1928, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 53.

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Morris Calvin Phelps
Laura Linda Foster
Marriage: 4 July 1919

Spouse and Children

4 July 1919
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

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.

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)

  • Laura Phelps in household of Calvin Phelps, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura L Foster in household of Eunice N Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura L Foster in household of William H Foster, "United States Census, 1900"

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