Marvin Forster

about 1847–
Fairview Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin

When Marvin Forster was born about 1847, in Fairview Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert Forster, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Warren, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Robert Forster
1809–1879
Elizabeth Warren
1822–1896
Perry Foster
1841–1911
Porter Foster
1845–
Margaret Forster
1847–
Marvin Forster
1847–
Erie M. Forster
1854–
Elisha Philip Foster
1849–1929
Nancy Forster
1851–1852
Emma E Foster
1856–1876
Warren R. Forster
1859–1925

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World Events (3)

1863
Age 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 16
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.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 16
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English: shortened form of Forrester , an occupational name for someone who worked in a forest.English: possibly a Norman French nickname or occupational name from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors or shears, cutler’. Compare Force and Forse .German (mainly Förster): agent derivative of Middle High German forst ‘forest’, denoting someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or who worked in one (see Forst ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Foerster .

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

Possible Related Names

Foster
Forrest
Forrester
Fuster
Foerst
Forsmann
Forstner
Ferster
Foerster

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