Elnora C. Foster

31 December 1844–15 March 1861 (Age 16)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Elnora C.

When Elnora C. Foster was born on 31 December 1844, in Ohio, United States, her father, Booth C. Foster, was 38 and her mother, Caroline E. Warner, was 21. She lived in Millcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Fairview, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 15 March 1861, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Fairview, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Booth C. Foster
1806–1872
Caroline E. Warner
1823–
Mary Lucinda Forster
1843–
Elnora C. Foster
1844–1861
Carolein Matilda Foster
1847–
Eliza Forster
1854–
Augusta Forster
1856–
Lloyd Foster
1863–
Jennie Foster
1867–
Scott W. Foster
1850–
Augustine Foster
1853–1940

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World Events (2)

1846
Age 2
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 16
Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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

Forster
Forster

Sources (3)

  • [illegible] Fisler in household of Booth C Foster, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elnora Foster in household of Booth C Foster, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elnora C. Foster, "Find A Grave Index"

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