George William Foster

about April 1867–15 May 1879 (Age 12)
Willingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George William

When George William Foster was born about April 1867, in Willingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John George Foster, was 27 and his mother, Mary Twell, was 22. He died on 15 May 1879, in Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

John George Foster
1840–
Mary Twell
1844–1919
George William Foster
1867–1879
Charlotte Elizabeth Foster
1869–1943
Herbert Edwin Foster
1874–1902
Ada Harriet Foster
1877–1954
Fred Charles Foster
1879–1937
Edgar Harold Foster
1886–1962

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World Events (6)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 5

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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 (2)

  • George W Foster in household of John G Foster, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George William Foster, "Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009"

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