Dock Foust

1830–
Alamance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dock

When Dock Foust was born about 1830, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States, his father, Peter Foust, was 25 and his mother, Sally Snotherly, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Peter Foust
1805–1888
Sally Snotherly
1808–1868
Dock Foust
1830–
Bettie Foust
1833–
Mary "Polly" Foust
1836–1861
George Foust
1838–1898
Isaiah Foust
1838–
Jacob Foust
1838–1896
Daniel Foust
1840–1889
Sallie Foust
1842–1902
Harriet Foust
1845–1897
Peter " Doc" Foust
1847–1905
Elbridge Foust
1848–1914
Barbara Foust
1855–1893
Elizabeth Foust
1855–1933

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

  • Male1830–Male

  • Bettie Foust

    Female1833–Female

  • Female1836–1861Female

  • George Foust

    Male1838–1898Male

  • Isaiah Foust

    Male1838–Male

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 0

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Faust .

Possible Related Names

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

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