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1,153 - 2,304
385 - 1,152
1 - 384
4,087 - 8,172
1,363 - 4,086
1 - 1,362
198 - 393
67 - 197
1 - 66
You can see how Foster families moved over time by selecting different Census years.
Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.
from the New York Passengers List
The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Foster families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.
Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.
from the New York Passenger Lists
You can find out when most of the Foster families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.
Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.
from the Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.
The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.
from 1880 Federal Census Data
Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Foster ancestors, such as occupation.
Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.
You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.
Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.