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James Horace Foster[1]

Male 1857 - 1942  (85 years)


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  • Name James Horace Foster 
    Born 29 Mar 1857  Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 20065 
    _UID E75ADBBA59CAE349AA7ABE535EC6B9437AA3 
    Died 1 Nov 1942  Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Adams Cem. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I42905  Earnest
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2004 

    Father Lyman Foster,   b. 23 Nov 1831, Pope Co., [Now Hardin Co., ] Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1864, Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Susan Catherine Mott,   b. 4 Jan 1839, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1910 - 1920  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1854  Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID 041F284C5057B240867F363FBE9E7B7EFF3C 
    Family ID F13911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Jacob Foster,   b. 1 May 1861, Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Disappeared, Presumed Dead Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Family ID F16033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maudie Kennel,   b. Abt 1884, In Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 859B59874BB7A946A94355A11714673EA373 
    Family ID F13991  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Julia Ann Frailey,   b. 20 Apr 1853, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1916, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1875  Hardin Co, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID 494EF70E2F5FB14282F4C0C58BAFE7033CFE 
    Children 
    +1. Etta L. Foster,   b. 6 Mar 1877, Rock Creek, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1967  (Age 90 years)
     2. Laura Foster,   b. Apr 1879, Rock Creek, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Nora Alice Foster,   b. 15 Aug 1881, Rock Creek, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1969, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +4. Charles Lymon Foster,   b. 9 Aug 1884, Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1965, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Lee Arnold Foster,   b. 5 Jul 1885, Rock Creek, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1942  (Age 56 years)
     6. John H. Foster,   b. 13 Aug 1887, Harden Co, Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1888, Harden Co, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +7. Robert William Foster,   b. 17 Oct 1890, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1940  (Age 49 years)
     8. Orval Bryan Foster,   b. 6 Feb 1900, Rock Creek, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1980, Rosiclare, Hardin Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F13872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      !BIRTH-DEATH-CHILDREN: Foster Facts and Fiction an unpublished manuscript
      written 1987-88 by Frances Campbell Foster, Pages 33-34.

      !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Cemetery Compilation of Hardin County Illinoispublished
      1979 by McDowell Publications, page 210.

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      !RESIDENCE: Illinois Federal Census Report, 1860, Hardin County, Twp 11,R 8,
      Dwelling #234; AGE 3; BORN IL.
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1870, Hardin County, Dwelling #103. Age13.
      Born IL.
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1900, Hardin County, Rock Creek Prec.,
      Dwelling #6.
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1910, Hardin County, Rock Creek precinct,
      Dwelling #54, page 256A. AGE 52; BORN IL. First marriage for 34 years.
      (Parents born in Illinois)
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1920, Hardin County, Rock Creek Prec.,
      Dwelling #126, page 52B. AGE 62; BORN IL. A widower. (Parents born in IL)

      NOTES: He lived his entire life in Rock Creek, Ill. He was a GeneralBaptist
      minister. Family lore says that after Horace was widowed in 1916, heremained
      a bachelor for many years before marrying Maude Belt, the widow of GrantBelt.
      Maude took him for everything he owned. With the help of a man named
      Winters, she drove the cattle to market while Horace was away. Shepacked all
      the dishes and furniture in a wagon and moved to Fairfield, Illinois.

      !RELIGION: Christ Church of Rock Creek, Hardin County Illinois RecordBook,
      page 19 shows him as member #66 on a list of members dated 1889.

      !PARENTS: BIRTH-MARRIAGE: Genealogy of Samuel Davis of Oxford, Mass., and
      Joseph Davis, of Dudley, Mass., and Their Descendants., Compiler and
      publisher, George L. Davis, North Andover, Mass. published 1884, page440.

      !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Letter from John M. Belt of Elizabethtown Illinoisdated
      30 Jul 1993.
      death certificat shows birth as 1854, according to census records as achild, he was born in 1857

  • Sources 
    1. [S460] norvan.ged.
      Date of Import: Sep 5, 2000