Izetta Matilda Rinehart

28 November 1873–29 July 1964 (Age 90)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Izetta Matilda

When Izetta Matilda Rinehart was born on 28 November 1873, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Scott Rinehart, was 23 and her mother, Rebecca Ann Miller, was 23. She married Harry Meredith Foster Sr. on 24 April 1901, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Thebes, Alexander, Illinois, United States in 1900 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 29 July 1964, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Meredith Foster Sr.
Izetta Matilda Rinehart
Marriage: 24 April 1901
Glenn Rinehart Foster
Harry Meredith Foster Jr.
Lizette Lauerne Foster
Thelma Rebecca Foster

Spouse and Children

24 April 1901
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Scott Rinehart


    Rebecca Ann Miller




    Ellen Magdalena "Mary" Rinehart



    John J. Rinehart


    William L. Rinehart



World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 10

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 31

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Reinhardt .

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

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Story Highlight

Harry N. Foster and Izetta M. Rinehart, 1901 Missouri Marriage Record

Harry N Foster Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records NameHarry N Foster Event TypeMarriage Event Date24 Apr 1901 Event PlaceCape Girardeau, Missouri, United States GenderMale Ag …

Sources (3)

  • Izetta M Foster in household of Harry W Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Igetta M Rinehart in household of Rinehart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Izetta M Rineharte in household of Scott Rineharte, "United States Census, 1880"

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