FOSTER George

Male Abt 1802 - 1868  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name FOSTER George 
    Born Abt 1802  Botetourt Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 23 Jul 1850  Fawn River Township, St. Joseph Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Occupation: Farmer.
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Fawn River Township, St. Joseph Co., MI, Roll: M432_362; Page: 255B; Image: 291
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Fawn River Township, St. Joseph Co., MI, Roll: M432_362; Page: 255B; Image: 291
    CENSUS 27 Jun 1860  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Occupation: Farmer.
      Census listed two farm laborers living with George's family: George ? (can't read last name) and Munroe Hooker. I assume these were hired men working on George's farm.
    Census: 1860 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: M653_201; Page: 628; Image: 268; Family History Library Film: 803201
    Census: 1860 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: M653_201; Page: 628; Image: 268; Family History Library Film: 803201
    Died 26 Jan 1868  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I86  Main
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2010 

    Family 1 SHEPARD Mary,   b. Abt 1804, Botetourt Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1825  [1
    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.). [5]
    • ...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). [6]
    Children 
     1. FOSTER, Balsar,   b. Abt 1833, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. FOSTER Ruthwin Floyd,   b. 31 Jul 1835, Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1922, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. FOSTER, John N.,   b. Abt 1840, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. FOSTER Diantha J.,   b. 30 Apr 1841, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1881  (Age 40 years)
    +5. FOSTER Leantha D.,   b. Oct 1844, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2012 22:36:04 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine,   b. Abt 1823, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1860 
    • per 1860 census
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1802 - Botetourt Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 23 Jul 1850 - Fawn River Township, St. Joseph Co., MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 27 Jun 1860 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jan 1868 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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

    2. [S103] Census: 1850 U.S. - Fawn River Township, St. Joseph Co., MI , (Ancestry.com), Roll: M432_362; Page: 255B; Image: 291 (Reliability: 3), 23 Jul 1850.

    3. [S87] Census: 1860 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, (Ancestry.com), Roll: M653_201; Page: 628; Image: 268; Family History Library Film: 803201 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jun 1860.

    4. [S67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., p. 632, 636 (Reliability: 2), 1885.

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

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