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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Booth C. Foster
Caroline E. Warner
Mary Lucinda Forster
Elnora C. Foster
Carolein Matilda Foster
Eliza Forster
Augusta Forster
Lloyd Foster
Jennie Foster
Scott W. Foster
Augustine Foster

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World Events (2)

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.

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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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