Ada Louisa Foster (1892 - 1957)

Ada Louisa Foster
1892 - 1957
updated February 06, 2019
Ada Louisa Foster, mother to 1 child, was born on June 10, 1892 at Pago Pago, American Samoa. She was born to Wesley Ladd Foster and Faauliuli Mailo. Ada's partner was Edward Cassidy, and they gave birth to Timothy Joseph Cassidy. She died in 1957 at Pago Pago, American Samoa at age 64.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Ada Louisa Foster Biography

Vital facts & highlights of Ada's life to share with the world

Most Commonly Known Name

Ada Louisa Foster

First name

Ada

Middle name

Louisa

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Ada Foster was born on at Pago Pago, American Samoa,

Death

Ada Foster died in at Pago Pago, American Samoa,

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ada.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ada Louisa Foster?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Ada's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ada a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Unknown. Did Ada move a lot? Where was her last known location?

Education

Did Ada finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Ada attend?

Professions

Share what Ada did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Ada's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Ada serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Ada Foster?
View other bios of people named Ada Fosters
Back to Top

Ada Louisa Foster Family Tree

Ada's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Foster family tree.

edit

Ada's Parents

Ada Louisa Foster

Parents:

May 19, 1862 - Aug 31, 1944
Unknown - Unknown

Relationships:

edit

Ada Louisa Foster & Edward Cassidy

Ada Louisa Foster

Spouse:

1876 - 1920

Children:

Sep 28, 1914 - Dec 11, 1978

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Ada's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Ada Louisa Foster. Below are potential family photos that share Ada's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ada during various points of her life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Ada

What do you remember about Ada Louisa Foster? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ada is remembered.

Ada Foster Obituary

This obit of Ada Louisa Foster is maintained by Ada's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Ada Louisa Foster, mother to 1 child, passed away in 1957 at Pago Pago, American Samoa at age 64. She was born on June 10, 1892 at Pago Pago, American Samoa. She was born to Wesley Ladd Foster and Faauliuli Mailo. Ada's partner was Edward Cassidy, and they gave birth to Timothy Joseph Cassidy.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Ada Louisa Foster

1892 - 1957 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Ada's lifetime

In 1892, in the year that Ada Louisa Foster was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1909, at the age of 17 years old, Ada was alive when explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1910, Ada was 18 years old when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1939, by the time she was 47 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1957, in the year of Ada Louisa Foster's passing, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

Other Biographies

Other Fosters

May 19, 1862 - Aug 31, 1944
May 27, 1818 - Jan 10, 1880
Jan 19, 1916 - Oct 14, 1988
Oct 28, 1877 - Sep 13, 1923
1832 - 1888
May 5, 1915 - Feb 27, 2004
Jan 17, 1919 - Jan 12, 2002
Mar 31, 1921 - Oct 11, 1981
Mar 3, 1922 - Aug 29, 2013
Feb 2, 1808 - 1893
Feb 4, 1854 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - May 12, 1920
Jan 24, 1859 - Aug 9, 1939
Jan 14, 1861 - Unknown
Feb 14, 1862 - 1870
Feb 14, 1866 - 1942
1869 - 1907
1872 - Unknown

Other Bios

May 19, 1862 - Aug 31, 1944
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
May 27, 1818 - Jan 10, 1880
Mar 17, 1921 - Jun 26, 1944
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1801 - Apr 30, 1879
1814 - May 16, 1881
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
May 27, 1893 - Apr 29, 1948
Oct 1, 1899 - Feb 24, 1989
Jul 5, 1866 - Feb 10, 1951
Sep 9, 1896 - Jun 6, 1961
Unknown - Unknown
Success Stories from Biographies like Ada Louisa Foster
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.