Philander Foster

from 1800 to 1802–22 April 1861 (Age 61)
New York, United States

The Life of Philander

When Philander Foster was born from 1800 to 1802, in New York, United States, his father, Samuel Foster, was 42 and his mother, Lucy White, was 41. He married Ann Dalrymple in 1825. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wethersfield, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1850 and Wyoming, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 22 April 1861, at the age of 61, and was buried in Saint Clements Cemetery, Wethersfield Springs, Wethersfield, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philander Foster
Ann Dalrymple
Marriage: 1825
George Washington Foster
Margaret "Margie" Ann Foster
Andrew D. Foster
Lucy A. Foster
Chloe Foster
Lucinda Foster
Betsey P. Foster

Spouse and Children


    Ann Dalrymple


Henderson,, NY


    George Washington Foster


    Margaret "Margie" Ann Foster


    Andrew D. Foster


    Lucy A. Foster


    Chloe Foster


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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

Sources (3)

  • Philander Porter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philander Foster, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Philander Foster, "United States Census, 1840"

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