Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Foster

1845–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth A. "Lizzie"

Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Foster was born in 1845, in Ohio, United States.

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Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Foster
1845–
Tobias W. Painter
1831–1877

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 1

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 15

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.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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