Family: FOSTER George / SHEPARD Mary (F34)

m. 20 Jan 1825


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  • Father | Male
    FOSTER George

    Born  Abt 1802  Botetourt Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Jan 1868  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  20 Jan 1825  [1]   
    Other Spouse  Catherine | F83 
    Married  Bef 1860   
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    Mother | Female
    SHEPARD Mary

    Born  Abt 1804  Botetourt Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1855   
    Buried    South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Child 1 | Male
    FOSTER, Balsar

    Born  Abt 1833  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
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    Child 2 | Male
    + FOSTER Ruthwin Floyd

    Born  31 Jul 1835  Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Feb 1922  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  4 Feb 1922  South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  WATSON Lydia | F62 
    Married  25 Jun 1855  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  CHARTER Mariah Adeline | F268 
    Married  11 Aug 1858  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  DAVIS Margaret E. | F269 
    Married  9 Jun 1880  Kirksville, Adair Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    FOSTER, John N.

    Born  Abt 1840  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Female
    + FOSTER Diantha J.

    Born  30 Apr 1841  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Sep 1881   
    Buried    South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  FISHER John K. | F71 
    Married  8 Dec 1859  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    + FOSTER Leantha D.

    Born  Oct 1844  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
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    Spouse  FARRIS William J. | F95 
    Married  20 Dec 1860  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • From History of McDonough Co., 1885: George Foster, father of R. T., (should read R.F.--ed.) was a native of Virginia, born in Botetourt county. His wife, Mary Shepherd, was a native of the same place, and their marriage occurred January 20,1825. His death occurred January 26, 1868, and hers in 1855; they are 'buried at New Hope cemetery (now called Blandinsville South Cemetery--ed.). [2]
    • ...George Foster, a native of Virginia; he settled in Hire township, coming from Michigan here, and died at his home January 26,1868, having lost his wife in 1855, and both lie in Good Hope cemetery (Should read New Hope, also called Blandinsville South Cemetery--ed). [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., p. 632 (Reliability: 2), 1885.

    2. [S67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., 632 (Reliability: 2), 1885.

    3. [S67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., 636 (Reliability: 2), 1885.