Jean M. Foster

16 July 1881–23 November 1969 (Age 88)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jean M.

When Jean M. Foster was born on 16 July 1881, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, James C. Foster, was 41 and her mother, Mary Douglas Vause, was 29. She lived in Franklin, Ross, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Franklin Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 23 November 1969, in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Richmond Dale, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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James C. Foster
Mary Douglas Vause
Ada Foster
Joseph Vause Foster
Jean M. Foster
Henry Logan Foster
James Cowden Foster
Mary H Foster
Sallie Foster

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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  • Jean Foster in household of Mary D Foster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jean M Foster in household of Mary D Foster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jean M Foster in household of James C Foster, "United States Census, 1920"

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