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Ferdinand Foster
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1841
Brandenburg an der Havel Stadtkreis
Brandenburg, Germany
Death: Oct. 17, 1899
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

EVEN THOUGH THE HEADSTONE READS OCT. 18, 1837 ALL CENSUS RECORDS SHOW 1841, BAPIZED MARCH 28, 1841 SHOWING BIRTH DATE AS FEB. 23, 1841 LUTHERAN CHURCH BERLIN, GERMANY AND U.S.CIVIL WAR DRAFT PAPERS INDICATE HIS YEAR OF BIRTH WAS 1839. HIS WIFE EMMA SHOWS THE DATE SHE WAS BAPTIZED OCT. 19, 1858 AS HER BIRTH DATE BUT SHE WAS BORN SEPT. 30, 1858, WHO EVER ISSUED THE INFO DID SO IN ERROR.

Ferdinand, son of Whilemine Louise Mueller (Miller IN U.S.) father Heinrich Christoph Forster (Foster in U.S.), he is the brother of William H born about 1839, Agustas born about 1840, Gustave born about 1845 and Louse Elizabeth born about 1846 all were born in Prussia except for Louse Elizabeth she was born in New York. Husband of Emma Luedtke-Foster the couple married about 1887, father of six children 2 boys, and 4 girls, Franklin W. Foster and Aolph Hermann Foster Aka/Arthur H. Foster, Arthur H. Lane Sr. Gracie, Bertha, Henrietta & Baby Foster sex unknown, three grandchildren, Frank Foster 1911-1911 of Chicago Ill. died as an infant, Arthur Henry Lane Jr., 1935-2003 of Denver, CO. and Betty L. Lane-Gonzales born 1937-living in Edgewater, CO.. In the 1870's his occupation was a weaver in New York City. The family later moved to Chicago Ill., where he worked as an expressman. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma Luedtke Foster (1858 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Franklin Washburn Foster (1888 - 1966)*
  Gracie Leoinda Foster (1890 - 1890)*
  Bertha Foster (1891 - 1891)*
  Henrietta Evalyn Foster (1892 - 1895)*
  Baby Foster (1895 - 1895)*
  Arthur H. Lane aka/Adolph Herrmann Foster (1896 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: If you have any information about this couple would you please e-mail me, creator of this memorial page, Thank you, Betty L. Lane-Gonzales
 
Burial:
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Betty L. Gonzales
Record added: Apr 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88766003
Ferdinand Foster
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Ferdinand Foster
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Ferdinand Foster
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My you rest in peace, your grand daughter.
- Betty Lane-Gonzales
 Added: Apr. 19, 2012
 
 
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