Alonzo Merrill Foster

16 June 1885–21 March 1964 (Age 78)
Worcester, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Alonzo Merrill

When Alonzo Merrill Foster was born on 16 June 1885, in Worcester, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Charles D Foster, was 33 and his mother, Aurilla Holcomb, was 27. He married Hattie Emily Hall on 7 September 1906, in Cabot, Washington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Windsor, Windsor, Vermont, United States in 1935 and Marshfield, Washington, Vermont, United States in 1940. He died on 21 March 1964, in Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Cabot Village Cemetery, Cabot, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Merrill Foster
1885–1964
Hattie Emily Hall
1888–1933
Marriage: 7 September 1906
George Henry Foster Sr
1907–1988
Stanley William Foster
1910–1963
Jennie Pauline Foster
1912–2002
Elsie May Foster
1916–2013
Blanche Urban Foster
1921–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1906
Cabot, Washington, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

    George Henry Foster Sr

    Male1907–1988Male

    Stanley William Foster

    Male1910–1963Male

    Jennie Pauline Foster

    Female1912–2002Female

    Elsie May Foster

    Female1916–2013Female

    Blanche Urban Foster

    Female1921–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

    Charles D Foster

    Male1852–1931Male

    Aurilla Holcomb

    Female1857–1912Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1875–1967Female

    Maude E Foster

    Female1877–1934Female

    Elsie May Foster

    Female1881–1904Female

    Male1885–1964Male

    Belle Foster

    Female1889–1985Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Alonzo M Foster in household of Jennie M Hamel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alonzo M Foster in household of Charles D Foster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alonza M Foster, "United States Census, 1930"

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