Virginia Mae Foster

18 January 1898–27 September 2002 (Age 104)
Crockett, Houston, Texas, United States

The Life of Virginia Mae

When Virginia Mae Foster was born on 18 January 1898, in Crockett, Houston, Texas, United States, her father, John Robert Foster, was 36 and her mother, Alice Almira Barbee, was 35. She died on 27 September 2002, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 104, and was buried in Crockett, Houston, Texas, United States.

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Hickman Meeker Corley
Virginia Mae Foster

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (1)

  • Virginia M Foster in household of John R Foster, "United States Census, 1910"

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