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Estella "Stella" FOSTER[1, 2]
Female 1880 - 1958


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  • Nickname  Stella 
    Birth  27 Mar 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Also known as  Steele CUMMINGS  [4
    Also known as  Stella FOSTER  [5, 6
    Color-Race  24 Jun 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mulatto 
    Residence  24 Jun 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    [no street or house number recorded] 
    • The household comprised E. D. Foster (25), his wife Victoris (19) and their children Celeni (4), Wharmorth (2) and Stella (3 months).
    Color-Race  8 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    B[lack] 
    Residence  8 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1611 Robertson (8th Ward) 
    • The household comprised Dominick Foster (44), his wife Georgiana (32) and children Celine (24), Stella (20), George (14), Leonice (12), Felisia (8), Norma (6), Eugene (4) and Walter (2). The home was owned free and clear (no mortgage).
    Color-Race  21 Apr 1910  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mu[latto] 
    Residence  21 Apr 1910  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    355 Selma Street 
    • The household comprised William Cummings (26), his wife Stella (24) and their children William Jr (1-2/12) and Kilvara (6/12). The house was rented.
      «i»[Note: the family name is rendered as Cummins in the image; Kilvara is listed as Kellma.]«/i»
    Residence  12 Sep 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    1643 N Robertson 
    Color-Race  Apr 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    White 
    Residence  Apr 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1643 N. Derbigney St. 
    • The household comprised William Cummings (35), his wife Stella (34) and their children Kilvara (9), Espinosa (7), Eldridge (6) and Trent (3). The house was rented.
    Color-Race  17 Apr 1930  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Neg[ro] 
    Residence  17 Apr 1930  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    344 Seventeenth Street 
    • The household comprises William Cummings (44), his wife Estella (43) and their children John (18), Eldridge (16), Thomas (14) and Virgil (8). They were renting the house for $30 per month.
    Color-Race  6 Apr 1940  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    W[hite] 
    Residence  6 Apr 1940  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    1317 North Fourteenth Street 
    • The household comprised William Cummings (55), his wife Stella (54) and their children Eldridge (25) and Virgil (19) The house was rented for $25/month.
    Died  21 Jun 1958  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Buried  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    7031 W Nash Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    USA
    414-438-4420 
    • Plot: Block 32, Lot 60, Grave 2.
    Notes 
    • In the transcription of the 1920 census, ancestry.com has mis-entered her name as Steele. [5]
    • (Medical):The 1910 US federal census indicates she has given birth to two children, both of whom are living. [7]
    Person ID  I2480  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  12 Nov 2016 

    Father  Dominick FOSTER,   b. Abt 1857, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1935, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Victoria WILLIAMS,   b. Abt 1861, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1888 
    Family ID  F911  Group Sheet

    Family  William "Wille" CUMMINGS,   b. 27 Sep 1884, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1956, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1907 
    Children 
     1. William John Dominic "Wille" CUMMINGS, Jr,   b. 27 Dec 1908, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1910, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Kilvara Rita "Vara" CUMMINGS,   b. 28 Jan 1910, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1990, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John "Curly" CUMMINGS,   b. Abt 1913, , , Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eldridge CUMMINGS,   b. Abt 1914, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Thomas "Trent" CUMMINGS,   b. Abt 1917, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Virgil CUMMINGS,   b. 9 Aug 1921, , , Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1969
    Last Modified  15 Nov 2007 
    Family ID  F829  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Mar 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Mulatto - 24 Jun 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - [no street or house number recorded] - 24 Jun 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - 8 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1611 Robertson (8th Ward) - 8 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Mu[latto] - 21 Apr 1910 - Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 355 Selma Street - 21 Apr 1910 - Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1643 N Robertson - 12 Sep 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - White - Apr 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1643 N. Derbigney St. - Apr 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Neg[ro] - 17 Apr 1930 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 344 Seventeenth Street - 17 Apr 1930 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - W[hite] - 6 Apr 1940 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1317 North Fourteenth Street - 6 Apr 1940 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jun 1958 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    7031 W Nash Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    USA
    414-438-4420 - - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Foster, Estella (Stella) (Abt 1886-??) and her son, Virgil Cummings
    Foster, Estella (Stella) (Abt 1886-??) and her son, Virgil Cummings

    Headstones
    Cummings, William (1884-1956) and his wife, Estella Foster (1880-1858)
    Cummings, William (1884-1956) and his wife, Estella Foster (1880-1858)
    Headstone, Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Status: Located

  • Sources 
    1. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, email to Katherine Bennett 12 Apr 2007 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 572; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0067; FHL microfilm: 1240572. Family of Dominick Foster, lines 45-50 on Sheet No. 12A and lines 51-54 on Sheet No. 12B (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, email 14 Nov 2007 (Reliability: 1).
      Information derived from Paula's research in 1880 & 1910 census records based on information shared by her mother.

    4. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 7; Page 24A; ED 117; Image 302 (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 7; Page 24A; ED 117; Image 302 (Reliability: 1).
      Note on this page of original census: "Supplemental written in Census Office Apr. __ from Supplemental Sheet sent by Supervisor." WWI Draft Registration for William Cummings gives address as 1643 N Robertson; 1920 census gives address as 1643 N Derbigny. (Is Derbigny written in error?)

    6. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans; Roll T9_462; Family History Film: 12554462; Page: 605.3000; ED 51; Image 0191 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Mobile Ward 6, Mobile, Alabama; Roll: T624_27; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm: 1374040. Family of Wm. Cummins, lines 77-80. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S102] World War I 1917-1918 Draft Registration Cards (ancestry.com), Selective Service System, (Ancestry.com [database online] Provo, UT: 2002. National Archives and Administration. Washington, D.C.), Cummings, William 12 Sep 1918, New Orleans (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 7; Page 24A; ED 117; Image 302. Family of William Cummings (lines 1-6) (Reliability: 1).

    10. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 2585; Page: 25A; Enumeration District: 0023; Image: 1019.0; FHL microfilm: 2342319. Family of William Cummings (lines 16-21) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S524] Census-US federal-1940, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 4543, Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee, enumeration district (ED) 72-34A, p. 2A, household 29, Family of William Cummings (lines 17-20), accessed 1 Nov 2016 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, Email 15 Oct 2009 10:32 am Subject line: Kilvara Dugas' parents Content: photo of headstone (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S416] Find-a-Grave, (\i Find a Grave\i0 . http://www.findagrave.com.), (http://www.findagrave.com : accessed 1 Nov 2016); Estella Foster Cummings; Memorial # 104641376; posted by Paula Danner. (Reliability: 3).


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