Ellen C Foster

Female19 May 1903–1985

Brief Life History of Ellen C

Ellen C Foster was born on 19 May 1903, in Atherstone, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Benjamin George Holland on 5 June 1930, in Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1985, at the age of 82.

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Benjamin George Holland
1896–
Ellen C Foster
1903–1985
Marriage: 5 June 1930

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  • Marriage
    5 June 1930Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • World Events (3)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 1

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    1908

    Age 5

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914

    Age 11

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Forster ‘worker in a forest’.

    English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’). But other explanations are equally or more likely.

    English: from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors’; see Forster 2.

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

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