Jodie Foster

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Jodie Foster

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    Alice Eddy Fisher

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandmother of Jodie Foster
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 19 Apr 1875 
    • Birth Location:
    • Chicago, Cook, Illinois 
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    • Death Date:
    • Jan 1973 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Fairmont Cemetery, Denver, Colorado 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 28 Oct 1897 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Chicago, Cook, Illinois 
    • Notes: 
    • Alice's tombstone gives her birth year as 1875 while other sources give it as 1874.

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  • Sources for Alice Eddy Fisher

    • 1 Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois), 21 MAR 1916, p. 15, Obituary for father Lucius G Fisher, Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 2 Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois), 07 AUG 1910, p. 6, Obituary for mother Mrs. Lucius G. Fisher, Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 3 Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920, Marriage record for Alexis Caldwell Foster and Alice Eddy Fisher, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 4 Denver Post (Denver, Colorado), 16 AUG 1916, p. 8, Dance party article, Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 5 Federal Census, CO, Arapahoe County, 1900, Denver, E.D. 83, Sheet 6B, Image 12 of 33, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 6 Federal Census, CO, Denver County, 1910, Denver Ward 14, E.D. 180, Sheet 4B, Image 8 of 16, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 7 Federal Census, IL, Cook County, 1900, Chicago Ward 32, E.D. 1001, Sheet 3A, Image 5 of 35, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 8 Federal Census, IL, Cook County, 1880, Chicago, E.D. 28, p. 44, Image 44 of 51, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 10 Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, Marriage record for Alexis Caldwell Foster and Alice Eddy Fisher, Illinois State Archives.
    • 12 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Death record for Alice Foster, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 13 Eddy, Ruth Story Devereux, The Eddy Family in America, Boston: T. O. Metcalf Company (1930), 639, 811, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 14 Harrison, Mitchell C., Prominent and Progressive Americans: An Encyclopedia of Contemporaneous Biography, Vol. 1, New York: New York Tribune (1902), 117, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 15 Hughes, Thomas Patrick and Frank Munsell, American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the U.S., Vol. 11, Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers (1898), 30, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 16 Pierce, Frederick Clifton, Field Genealogy: Being the Record of All the Field Family in America . . ., Vol. 1, Chicago: Hammond Press (1901), 300, Google Books (Digital Library).

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