Daniel W Foust

1867–1949 (Age 81)
Morristown, Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life of Daniel W

When Daniel W Foust was born on 17 August 1867, in Morristown, Shelby, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel B Foust, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Appel, was 36. He married Mattie Hull on 4 July 1891, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 13 June 1949, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Daniel W Foust
Mattie Hull
Marriage: 4 July 1891
Kenneth Darling Foust

Spouse & Children

  • Male1867–1949Male

  • Mattie Hull


4 July 1891
Shelby, Indiana, United States


  • Kenneth Darling Foust


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel B Foust


  • Mary Jane Appel




  • Henry Lafayette Faust


  • Annetta Foust


  • Ruffina Foust


  • George Foust


  • Male1853–1939Male

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World Events (8)

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 Railroad Refrigerator Car

Age 1

During the mid-19th century, attempts were made to ship perishable products by rail. The Western Railroad of Massachusetts was the first to experiment with the concept, but it was only functional in cold weather. In 1868, William Davis, of Detroit, patented a refrigerator car that used a frozen mixture of ice and salt to keep everything cold for shipment. It could be used in all weather and in all seasons. He sold the design to George H. Hammond, a Detroit meat packer, who built a set of cars to transport his products to Boston using ice from the Great Lakes for cooling.
1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 22

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Faust .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Daniel W Faust, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daniel N Foust, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Daniel W Foust in entry for Kenneth D Foust, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"

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