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They had three sons, all d. in infancy; William Foster, Fred-
erick and Richard. Res., 144 Lefforts'Pl., Brooklyn, N. Y.

5437. iv. CHARLES WELLER. b. May iS, 1844; d. in the army, during the

civil war, at Suffolk, Va., Nov. 14, 1862.

4869. AMBROSE FOSTER (Thomas, James, Thomas, Chillingsworth, John,
Thomas, Thomas), b. April 7, 1820; m. Maria Sands, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

Ambrose Foster at his death was an old an respected citizen of Evanston, and
left a widow and one child, Mrs. David S. Yook. He was for many years in the
lumber business in Chicago, but retired in 1S66. He moved to Evanston, 111., in
1S68, and always resided there. For eleven years he was the town treasurer; was
one of the earliest members of the Presbyterian church and a man of sterling integ-
rity. He d. March 16, 1891. Res., Evanston. 111.

5438. i. DAUGHTER, b. ; m. David S. Yook. Res.. Evanston.

4S70. WILLIAM McCLURE FOSTER (Thomas, James, Thomas,*'Chillings-
worth, John, Thomas, Thomasi. b. Dec. 23, 1821; m. Hannah Chatalier, b. Dec 25,
1829. He d. Sept. 14, 1S90. Res., Chicago, 111.

5439. i IDA BELLE, b. ; m., Oct. 8, 186S, Edward Harris Turner, b.

May 7. 1847, i^ Chicago. Ch. : i. William Foster, b. Dec 16,
1S71; m., Dec. 31, 189 — , May Bell. 2. Tracy Lay, b. Aug. 26,
iSSS. Res., Chicago. 111.

4873. THOMAS FOSTER (Thomas, James, Thomas, Chillingsworth, John,
Thomas, Thomas), b. Dec. 31, 1S30; m., Oct. 6, 1863, Hannah Maria Turner.

Her grandfather fought in the battle of Red Bank against the Hessians in the
Revolution. He was in Capt. Joseph Marales' company, Si.xth battalion, Phila-
delphia county, Pennsylvania; Colonel Knox. He was ensign. Res., Chicago, 111.,
21 s Forty-eighth St.

5440. i. MARIENXE, b. ; m. George A. Cobum, of Ouincy, 111. He

d. She m., 2d, Jan. i, 1897, Harold Stone. ~

=441. ii- SADIE, b. .

5442. iii. MARIE BELLE, b. ; m., Nov. 21, 1893, Albert Lincoln

Tucker. One ch. Res., 4^53 Oakenwood ave.

5443- iv. CORNELIA, b. .

5444- v. LAURINE, b. .

5445. vi. IDA, b. — .

4875. EDMUND FOSTER (Edmund, James, Thomas, Chillingsworth, John,
Thomas, Thomas), b. lAug. 8, iSio; m., Feb. 8, 1837, Ann Eliza Regna, k Feb.
28, 1809; d. Oct. 25, 1893. He d. Aug. 25, 1890. Res., New York.

5446. i. DANIEL REGNA, b. Sept. 22, 1838; m. Anna E. Steward.

4876. REUBEN HOPKINS FOSTER (Edmund, James, Thomas, Chillings-
worth, John, Thomas, Thomasi, b. June 19, 1794; m., Sept. iq, 1S21, Rosetta Price,
b. March 23. 1804; d. July 8, 1S50. He d. Jan. S, 1859. Res., South East, N. Y.

5447. i. WILLIAM PRICE, b. Mav i^, 1S23, d. Oct. g. 1823.

5448. ii. WILLIAM HOPKINS, b.'Dec 2;, 1S24: d. June 10, 182=;.

5449. iii. SAMUEL HICKOX, b. March i, 1S27; m. Adelia Munn.

5450. iv. EZEKIEL PRICE, b. July 4, 1S29; d. Nov. 26, 1S33.
5451- V. SUSAN HICKOX, b. March 2, 1832; d. July :?. 1SS4.

';452. vi. SARAH ANN, b. March 4, 183^. Res., I^3 South Goodman St.,

Rochester, N. Y.
';453. vii. MARY JANE, b. May 22, 1S37; d. June 12, 1841.

5454. viii. ROSETTA PRICE, b. Dec 2, 1S39; m., May iS, 1S59, Edward

Forman. She d. Nov. 13, 1870. Two ch.

5455. ix. EDMUND PRICE, b. May 8, 1843; d. Aug. 5, 1S63, of fatigue and

exposure at the first battle of Bull Run.

4881. JAMES H. FOSTER (Edmund, James. Thomas, Chillingsworth. John,
Thomas, Thomas), b. June 9, iSoi; m., Aug. 2, 1826, Letitia Hawxhurst. He d.
Nov. 8, 1832. Res., South East, N. Y.

5456. 1. SARAH M., b. April 10, 1827; m., 1847, George Rogers, and 1S56,

John S. Wear.



FOSTER GENEALOGY. 639

5457. ii. MARY, b. Dec. 29, 1829; m., July 4, 1847, Samuel Cheshire. Ch. :

I. Edmund Foster, b. Dec. 28, 184S; Flushing, L. I. 2. Leander
Mortimer, b. Nov. 14, 1S50; California.

5458. iii. JANE, b. .

4S87. JOSHUA CROSBY FOSTER (James, James, Thomas, ChiUingsworth,
John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Nov. 11, 1805; m., Oct. 15, 1829, Laura Roberts, dau.
of Lemuel and Phoebe (Foster), b. Feb. 22, iSoS; d. Oct. 22, 1878. He d. July 2,
1B65. Res., South East, X. Y.

5459. i. JAMES, b. ; d. .

5460. ii. ALFRED C, b. ; d. unm., 1898. Alfred C. was unmarried

and lived on the homestead farm, northwest of Doanesberg, in
Southeast, upon which Thomas Foster settled when he came
from Harwich, about 1747.

5461. iii. EDWARD J., b. Aug. 6, 1S30; d. April 21, 1S47. ':^

4903. WILLIAM HILL FOSTER (Thomas, Seth, Thomas, ChiUingsworth,
John, Thomas. Thomas), b. Carmel, N. Y., May 7, 1S24; m., Sharon, Conn., Jan.
2, 1851, Rachel Chapman, b. Sept. 9, 1826.

William Hill Foster, youngest son of Thomas and Betsey Crane Foster, occupies
the farm of his father and grandfather, near Carmel, Putnam county, N. Y. He is
a man of gentle nature, quiet and scholarly tastes, and during his long life has been
the counselor and helper of all in need. He has been since 1S61, an elder in the
Gilead Presbyterian church, and has long occupied a prominent and influential
position in his church and the ecclesiastical bodies to which it belongs. Res.,
Carmel. N. Y.

5462. i. EMMA JOSEPHINE, b. Dec. 26, iS^3- Res., Carmel.

5463. ii. MARILLA CHAPMAN, b. Aug. 2, iS^q. Res., Carmel.

5464. iii. BESSIE CRANE, b. Nov. 23, 1S63; m., Oct. 14, 1S91, George

Edward Reed. Res., Carmel, N. Y.

4909. JOSIAH FOSTER (John, John, Nathan, ChiUingsworth, John, Thomas,
Thomas), b. Brewster, Mass., March 31, 1823; m., Jan. 7, 1848, Caroline Small, b.
1830; d. Jan. 10, 1S97. Will dated Aug. S, 1S94; proved March 12, 1895; wife Car-
oline. He d. Feb. 2s, 1805. Res.. Brewster, Mass.

5465. i. JOSIAH F., b. May 21, 1852; m. , Jan. 2, 1874, Lilian L. Maker.

Res., Brewster.

5466. ii. LYDIA E., b. Oct. 25, 1S55.

5467. iii. CARRIE G., b. July 25, 1866; m. J. Emery Eldridge, of B.

4915. HIRAM THATCHER FOSTER (Lemuel, Isaac, Isaac, ChiUingsworth,
John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Dorchester, Mass., Jan. 5, 1813; m., Aug. 15, 1S37, Mar-
garet Cecelia Hodgman, b. Jan. 6, 1820; d. Atlantic, Mass., May 30, 1896. .■ ;

Hiram Thatcher. Sr., b. Dorchester, Mass., married Margaret Cecelia Hodgman,
South Boston, by Rev. Dr. Capen ; baptized by Rev. Dr. John Codman. Master
blank-book binder. Served in civil war in Company F, Thirtieth Massachusetts
volunteer infantry. New Orleans, La., and transferred to reserve corps, Washing-
ton, D. C. On guard at theater the night President Lincoln was so foully assassin-
ated. Took up business on return from war at 103 Court street, Boston, and after
Nov. g, 1872, great fire, removed to "burnt district," 25 Arch street, and remained
until his last, and about only, sickness, iSSo. Died of cancer after a few weeks'
sickness. Buried from Methodist church, corner Third and Cambridge streets, East
Cambridge, Rev. Dr. Whittaker officiating. Buried Forest Hills cemetery. A
brainy, nervous man; a great reader, and were he alive to-day, would, with his
retentive memory for dates, etc., be of unbounded help in this matter. Mr. Wil-
liam H. Tyler, a gentleman in the business, and was his constant companion until
his death, says he was the best and swiftest blank-book binder he ever met, and he
believed he was without an equal in the city. He d. May 2, 1880. Res., E. Cam-
bridge, Mass., Vine St.

5468. i. FRANCES EMMA, b. March 16, 1838; m., 1855, William Pitt

Cherrington. Res., 13 Tremont Ave., Somerville, Mass.

5469. ii. HIRAM THATCHER, b. Dec. 7, 1S42; m. Mary A. Dutton.

5470. iii. HENRY, b. Dec. 15, 1844; m. Lucy Ann Sawyer.

5471. iv. CLAUDINE CECELIA, b. Jan. 31, 1846; d. March 14, 1S54.



640 FOSTER GENEALOGY.



4917. LEMUEL FOSTER (Lemuel, Isaac, Isaac, Chillingsworth, John-
Thomas, Thomas), b. Boston. Mass., Dec. 7, iSoi : m., Oct. 3c, 1847, at St. Peter's
Wapping, London, England, Mary Jane Ernel. He d. of cholera in New Orleans,
Feb. 5, 1S49. Res., s. p.. New Orleans, La.

4920. GEORGE HENRY FOSTER (Lemuel, Isaac, Isaac. Chillingsworth,
John, Thomas, Thomasi, b. Dorchester, Mass.. July 25. iSio; m., June 30, 1S36,
Elizabeth Morse Bowles, b. Dec. 11. iSii, at Portsmouth, N. H. ; d. May 27, 1895, at
Lexington, Mass. Was a hatter. He d. Feb. 28, 1S66. Res., South Boston, Mass.

5472. i. WILLIAM BOWLES, b. March 4, 1346; m. Frances J. Cherrington.
5472^. ii. CHARLES LEMUEL, b. Dec. 25, 1849; d. 1S53, in LoweU.

4928. THATCHER FOSTER (Isaac, Isaac, Isaac, Chillingsworth, John.

Thomas, Thomas), b. July 6, iSig, Brewster, Mass., m. Louise : m., 2d, March

18, 1S46, Susan J. Emery. She d. February, 1890. Her will is dated Nov. 2;, 1884;
proved April 15, iSgo. Res., Brewster, Mass.

5473. i. ALMIRA L., b. Feb. 5, 1S44; m., Feb. 19, 1S67, Philander Talbot.

5474. ii. ALVINA E., b. July 7, 1846; d. Dec. 5. 1S46.

5475. iii. JULIA A., b. Feb. 20, 1S4S; m. Nolte. Res., Neponset.

5476. iv. CHARLOTTE E., b. March 11, 1850; d. voung.

5477. V. FREDERICK N., b. April 3, 1S64; m. Charlotte H. Snow.

5478. VI. ISAAC S., b. Nov. 4. 1S52. Res., Boston.

5479. vii. GEORGE THATCHER, b. Oct. 29, 1S60; m. Winnifred Phinney.

4931. BENJAMIN FOSTER (Benjamin. Isaac, Isaac, Chillingsworth, John,

Thomas, Thomas), b. ; m. Sopnronia — — . His will is dated Jan. 31, 1S63;

proved May 14, 1S77. He d. April 5, 1S77. Res., Brewster, Mass.

5450. i. ISAAC, b. . 54S2. iii. JOSEPH, b. .

5451. ii. FREEMAN, b. . 5483. iv. EDGAR LINCOLN, b. .

5484. V. SOPHRONIA D., b. ; m. Howes.

4941. HEMAN FOSTER (Samuel, Isaac, Isaac, Chillingsworth. John, Thomas,
Thomas), b. Brewster, Mass., 1799; ™-' June 10, 1824, Polly Foster Crosby, b. 1S05;

d. June I, 1834. He d. July iS, 1833. Res., Brewster, Mass.

54S5. i. FANNY C, b. March 2, 1825; m., Dec. 26, 1S45. Zenas Crosby.

5486. ii. JOSEPH C, b. June 17, 1S26; m. Emeline Crosby.

5457. iii. HEMAN, b. Aug. 29, 182S: m. and d. May 13, 1S82.

5458. iv. SAMUEL FRANCIS, b. Jan. 6, 1S31; m. Malvina Myrick.

4950. CAPT. FREEMAN FOSTER (Freeman, Daniel, Isaac, Chillingsworth,
John. Thomas, Thomas), b. Brewster, JIass., ilarch 4, 1S07; m., Nashua, N. H.,
Oct. 24, 1S30, Nancy S. Ingalls, b. Feb. 16, 1S09; d. Aug. 4, 18SS.

Freeman Foster, Jr., was born in Harwich mow Brewster). His father was a
sea captain. He was member of the militia at Harwich, being aid de camp to Gen.
E. D. Winslow in 1S28. He was made captain in 1829, when he was sent to East-
ham to inspect the regiment. He learned the tanner's trade at Nashua, N. H. He
belonged to the band there, and when Lafayette visited this country he was one of
the party to escort him over the New Hampshire line to Nashua. He was married
at Nashua. He moved to Abington m 1S53, where he has been a deacon of the
Universalist church for over forty years. He is still enjoying good health and all
his faculties, and has recently celebrated his ninety-first birthday by a gathering of
his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Res., Abington, Mass.

5489. i. FREEMAN, b. June 29, 1S35; m. Lucinda Jane Wellman.

5490. ii. ISABELLA, b. Oct. 21, 1831 : m.. Dec. 23, 1S5?. Oilman Osgood.

Res., W. Somerville, 16 Winter St. He was b. Jan. 14, 1S25; d.
Sept. 9, 1S57. Was a shoe manufacturer. Ch. : i. Isabel F.
Osgood, b. Feb. 3, 1S57; m. William L. Tyler. Address, go
Appleton Ave., Pawtucket, R. I. 2. Marion 1., b. June 27. 1S59;
m. Walter Noyes, who d. May 19. 1S69. Has one dau. : is now
teacher in public school in Somerville. Address, 16 Winter SL,
W. Somerville. 3. Oilman Osgood, b. Feb. 26, 1S63; m. Mabel
Russell. Has four children. " Now a physician in Rockland.
Mass. 4. Charles G. Osgood, b. Aug. 30, i86c). Now civil
engineer for Middlesex county. Address, 16 Winter St.. W.
Somerville, Mass.

5491. iii. ABBIE.b. March 12, 1S33; unm. Res., A.



FOSTER GENEALOGY.






5492. iv. MARY FREEMAN, b. Aug. 23, 1S40; m., Aug. 7, 1S62, Edward

E. Nash. Res., A. He d. June 7, 1S63, and she m., 2d, Sept.
22, 1S68, M. Ferdinard Nash, b. March 29, 1S47. He is in the
insurance business.

Ch.; I. Mary Alice

Nash, b. Sept. 19,
1871. 2. Bessie Fos-
ter Nash, b. Sept.
22, 1877. Res., Ab-
ington, Mass., Box
57-

4952. DAVID FOSTER (Free-
man, David, Isaac, ChiUingsworth,
John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Brewster, ^

Mass., July 10, iSio; m., Oct. 17, 1S33, "»* 'if^e^^,,

Cynthia Crosby Berry, b. July 18,
1811; d. Jan. 2, 1S59, in Charlestown,
Mass.; m., 2d, Boston, Dec. i, 1863,
Mary Anne Linnehan, b. June i, 1841.
He was a leather merchant.

David Foster was apprenticed in
Roxbury to Hugh Prentice, a tanner.
He, with his brother, Freeman, bought
and worked in a tannery at Brewster.
In 1833 he removed to Medford and
bought a tannery there. Was married
in 1833. In 1S40 he went to Kenne-
bunkport. Me., and again worked a
tannery with his brother. Freeman.
In 1846 he removed to Boston, and in
partnership with Lemuel Higbee, of

Salem, did a good business in wholesale dr. gilm.\x Osgood.

leather. His wife, Cynthia, died, and

he married again. He was burnt out in the great lire, in Boston, in November
1872. Retired from business in 187S, and died in 1S97. Like his father, he was a
staunch Universalist, and would never go to anv other church

David Foster, Jr., of Boston, appointed administrator of estate of David Foster
died March 3, 1897; next of kin, Mary A. Foster, Boston, widow; David Foster
Boston, son; Ellen F. Sears. Jamaica Plain, daughter; Emma F. Foster, Maiden
daughter; Martha L. Lincoln, Farmington, Me., daughter; Mary L Foster, Bos
ton, daughter; Lenette F. Parmerton, Deering, N. H., daughter. May 20, 1897.
Witness, Reginald Foster. Suff. Prob. Lib. 731, fol. 403.

He d. March 3. 1897. Res., West Roxbury, Mass.

5493. i. ELLEN P., b. Nov. 16, 1834; m.. May 20, i860, Capt. Elisha F.

Sears. Res., Maple PL, Jamaica Plain. Ch. ; i. Annie Foster,
b. April 14, 1863; m. Elmer E. Hudson, May 9, 18S8. Ch. :
(a) Elisha S. Hudson, b. Aug. 31, 1S93. 2. Susan O. Sears, b.
Nov. 2, 1S70; d. infancy. 3. Henry Sears, b. April 15, 1S74; d.
infancy. Captain Elisha was descended from Richard Sears,
the Pilgrim (Joseph Hamblen, Joseph, Prince, Jonathan. Samuel,
Paul. Richard). He was captain of the ship Cape Cod when he
was twenty-one. Also captain of the clipper ship Wild Ranger,
making long voyages to the East Indies, Australia, etc. He was
also in the transport service in the civil war. He carried the
famous gun, "Swamp Angel," to Charleston, to retake Fort
Sumter. He was born in Brewster, Mass., March 28, 1831, and
died at Jamaica Plain (Boston), Mass., April is, 1S97.

5494. ii. MEHITABLE, b. May 13, 1S37; d. Nov. 5, i8s8.

5495. iii. EMMA FRANCES, b. Dec. 21, 1S44. Res., P'leasant St., Maiden,

Mass. Address, 50 Bromfield St.. Boston. She was born at
Kennebunkport, Me., but has lived the greater part of her life in
Massachusetts, and has for a number of years past been the pro-
prietor of the Eastern Teachers' Agency in Boston.

5496. iv. MARTHA LUCRETIA, b. June 25, 1S46; m., Dec. 5, 1867, Charles



FOSTER GENEALOGY.



Lincoln. Res., Farmington, Me. Ch. ; i. Charles E., b. July
ig, 1869; m. Alice Berry, July, 1896. 2. David Foster, b. July
18, 1S72. 3. Robert Sears, b. Nov. 22, 1880. 4. Paul, b. Dec. 3,
1883.

5497. V. LENNETT F., b. Nov. 10, 1866; m., Nov. 9, 1893, John Henry

Parmerton. Res., Deering, N. H. Ch. : i. John Henry, b.
March. i8g;. 2. Foster, b. Dec. 19. 1896.

5498. vi. DAVID, b. March 12, 1875 :unm. K#s., 63 Maple St., West Rox-

bury, Mass. Is in life insurance business.

5499. vii. MARY LOUISE, b. April 20. 1865; unm. Teacher in public

schools. Res., 63 Maple St., West Roxbury.

4958. WILLIAM LOW FOSTER (Freeman, David, Isaac, Chillingsworth,
John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Brewster, Mass., Sept. 30, 1S22; m. Matilda Higgins.
She resides i^6 Honore St., Chicago. 111. He d. Jan. 2, 1S76. Res., Brewster, Mass.

5500. i. " FRELING C, b. Nov. 25, 185S. Res., 156 Honore St., Chicago.

5501. ii. SEAWARD, b. March 12, 1863. Res., Austin, 111. Is a salesman

on South Water St.

5502. iii. ELMER, b. Oct. 2:;. 1861.

5503. iv. ERNEST L.. b. M'arch i3, 1874. Res., 156 Honore St., Chicago.

5504. V. WILLIAM O., b.;June 18, 1856; unm. Res., Chicago. 111., 156

Honore SL

4971. NATHAN F. FOSTER ( Elisha, Nathaniel, Isaac, Chillingsworth, John,

Thomas, Thomas), b. Brewster, Mass., March S, 1833; m. Mary ; m., 2d, June

15, 1864, Melissa A. Hopkins. His widow m., 2d, SepL 25, 1S76, Fully Crosby, Jr.
He d. Aug. 15, 1S74. Res., Brewster, Mass.

5=;os. i. MERCY B., b. Oct. 2, 1863; d. young?

5506. ii. WALLACE F., b. March 3, 1865.

5507. iii. MELISSA G., b. Oct. 11, 1870.

5508. iv. MARIA L., b. Jan. 4, 1874.

4976. FRANKLIN ELWELL FOSTER (Daniel, John, Nathaniel, Chillings-
worth, John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Hancock, Mass., Sept. i, 1S16; m, "
Vt, June 16, 1S42, Louisa Mooar, b.
Pownal, Vt., March 5, 1817. He was a
farmer. He resided in South Williams- ' •

town, Mass., until he moved to Chicago
in 1878. Was a successful farmer there
and a prominent and esteemed citizen.
In his younger days he taught school
successfully for many terms and acquired
an excellent reputation. Was many
times elected to public office ; served as

selectman, assessor and school commit- <^9» ■:*'

tee. He was a kind and obliging neigh- •' J**? ■*V-

bor and was universally respected.

He d. Aug. I, 1890. Res., s. p., 299
East Forty-first street, Chicago, 111.







4980. DR. THOMAS NELSON '-v,';^

FOSTER (John, John, Nathaniel, Chil- , .'

lingsworth, John, Thomas, Thomas), b.

Hancock, Mass., April 30, 1S17: m.,

June 5, 1844, Harriet Louisa Townsend,

b. Feb. 3, 1S24; d. Mav 13, 1893. He d.

Nov. n, 1872. Res., Gouverneur. N. Y.
55-K). i. TOWNSEND NEL-
SON, b. Aug. ig,
1847; m. Hannah S.
Cole.

4985-5. HON. SIDNEY HERBERT
FOSTER (George W., Thomas, Nathan- h.xmm.n ,,»,.., m-,,,..

iel, Chillingsworth, John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Calais, Vt., March 29. 1S28; m., in
Calais, March 15, 1851, Louise Ruth Dudley, b. June 3, 182S. Sidney Henry Foster



FOSTER GENEALOGY.



was born at the old Foster homestead, Calais, Vt., March 29, 182S, and has always
resided there. He was educated at the common schools and at the Peoples' Acad-
emy, Morrivsille, Vt. He taught many terms in the district schools, and was
regarded as one of the best teachers in Washington county. Mr. Foster owns one
of the best farm in Vermont, and has long been well known as an industrious, ener-
getic and progressive farmer. The old homestead and its surroundings, under his in-
telligent supervision, have been much improved and beautified and are much ad-
mired. Mr. Foster went to the war in 1862, as first sergeant of Battery I, First
Vermont Heavy Artillery, Eleventh Vermont Volunteers, and was promoted suc-
cessively to second and first lieutenant. He was honorable discharged for disability,
in November, 1S64, after service of two years and three months. He represented
his town in the Legislatures of 1S66 and 1S67 and has held many mmor offices of
trust and honor. He is a member of the Stowe Post, No. 29, Dept. of Vermont,
Grand Army of the Republic, and was its first commander. He is also a member
of the Society of the Army of the Potomac, and of the Military Order of the Loyal
Legion of the United States. Res., North Calais, Vt.

5509-2. i. LELIA SUSAN, b. July 28, 1S52; m., Sept. 2S, 1874, Van R.
Kent. Res. , 2243 West Twenty-eighth avenue. Highland Station,
Denver, Colo.

5509-3. ii. HERBERT SIDNEY, b. Aug. 8, 1853; m. Laura A. Kent.

5509-4. iii. NERVIE LOUISE, b. April 11, 1867; unm. Res., North Calais.

4985-6. ALONZO IsIERRILL FOSTER (George W., Thomas, Nathaniel,
Chillingsworth, John, Thomas, ;Thomas), b. Calais, Vt., Jan. 30, 1S30; m. there, April
20, 1851, Elsie W. Dudley, b. May 23, 1S30. Is a farmer and owner of Maple Glen
sugar camp at Cabot. Res., Cabot, Vt.

5509-5. i. C. D., b. Feb. 8, 18^2; m., Oct. 6, 1S74. P. O. address, Cabot, Vt.
5509-6. ii. H. H., b. Oct. 5, 1S57, Calais, Vt. ; m., July 31, i838, in Des

Moines, Iowa. P. O. address, Cabot, Vt.
5509-7. iii. INA BELL, b. April 4, 1S64, Calais, Vt. ; m., Dec. 25, 1887,

Cabot, Vt. P. O. address, Cabot, Vt.
5509-8. iv. BERNARD M., b. Aug.6, 1866; d. Jan. 10, 1867, Cabot, Vt.
5509-9. V. LINNIE DELL, b. Nov. 9, 1870, Cabot, Vt. ; m., Oct. 4, 1802,
Cabot, Vt. P. O. address, Cabot, Vt,

49S5-CI. GEORGE W. FOSTER (George W., Thomas, Nathaniel, Chillings-
worth, John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Calais, Vt., Aug. 6, 1836; m. there, Nov. 21,
1858, Cynthia A, Crosier, b. March 22, 1838. He is a farmer and teacher of vocal
and instrumental music.

George Washington Foster was born in Calais, Vt, on the old Foster homestead,
Aug. 6, 1836. He received his education in the public schools of his native town
and at the Peoples Academy, Morrisville, Vt. From 1S53 to the summer of 1862
he was engaged in teaching in the public schools of Washington county. In the
spring of 1862 he moved to the city of Brooklyn, N. Y., and in August- of that year,
enlisted in the One Hundred and Seventy-third New York Volunteers, which formed
a part of General Banks' expedition to New Orleans to supercede General Butler.
In November, 1S63, he was commissioned first lieutenant of Company F, Seventy-
fourth United States C. I., stationed at Ship Island. In August, 1864, he
was appointed acting assistant-adjutant general on the staff of General Banks
and subsequently held the positions of assistant-provost-marshal, parish of Orleans
and assistant provost-marshal-general of Louisiana in the Freedman's Bureau. He
was mustered out of service in November, 1S65, and established himself in the city
of Brooklyn, N. Y., where he conducted a music school until the first of January,
1884, when he returned to Vermont to make his home in Woodbury on the farm
be" owned before the civil war. In 185S, he married Miss Cynthia Crosier, of
Waterville, Vt., by whom he had three children, two of whom are living. He
has held several positions of public trust in the town in which he resides, and is a
prominent member of the M. E. church, and a justice of the peace. Res., Wood-
bury, Vt.

5509-10. i. LENA C, b. July 29, 1861 ; m., Sept. 24, 1882, to A. B. Corthell,

A. B. , 42 Mather street, Dorchester, Mass. He was b. July 3,

1S60. Is a civil engineer. Ch. : i. LeBaron F. Corthell, b.

Sept. II, 18S3: d. April 26, 1896. 2. Edwin L. Corthell, b. Nov.

16. 1SS4. 3. Cora L. Corthell, b. March 25, 18S6. 4. Mark A.

Corthell, b. March 20, 1S91.



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5509-n. ii. GEORGE LEON, b. Dec. 31, 1866, d. Nov. 29, 1872.
5509-12. iii. MARK E., b. Jan. 25, 1867; m., Feb. 14, 1S89. Address, Wood-
bury, Vt.

49S5-12. EDWARD L. FOSTER (George W.. Thomas, Nathaniel, Chillings-

worth. John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Calais, Vt., June 21, 1S40; m. there, Feb. 17,

1870, Jennie McDowell, b. May i, 1840; d. Oct. 25, 1SS6; m., 2d, New York City,

Jan. 25. 1S8S, Mrs. Ella Powers, b. March, 1S45: d. March 24, 1S94; m., 3d, Newark,

N. J., Martha Vanderpoel, b. Dec. 31, 1S49. Res., 7 Humbolt street, Newark, N. J.

5509-13. i. HARRY H., b. Jan. 21, 1S71; unm. Res., 7 Humbolt street.

Late of Company C, battalion engineers. United States army,

Ponce, Porto Rico.

5509-14. ii. FRANK H., b. March 2, 1S73; unm. E. A. battalion engineers

United States army, Manila, Philippine Islands.

4994. SAMUEL D. FOSTER (David, David, Nathaniel, Chillingsworth,
John, Thomas, Thomas), b. Williamstown, Jlass., Jan. 9, 1825; m., Nov. 16, 1856.
Sarah S. Prindle, b. Nov. 5. 1S26; d. Nov. 26, 1S76. He was a farmer. He d. Dec
26, 1887. Res., Williamstown, Mass.

55og-2. i. MARTIN D., b. Aug. 26, 1S66.

5510-3. ii. JOHN E., b. Feb. 19, 1869.

5511-4. iii. LANSING, b. July i, 1861; m. Elizabeth Tumbull.

:;5i2-5. iv. CLAYTON E., b. . Res., Williamstown, Mass.

5513-6. V. FRED S., b. Oct. 22, 1S62; m. Mary Boyd.

499^. JASON FOSTER (Nathaniel, David, Nathaniel, Chillingsworth, John,

Thomas, Thomas), b. Fairfield, Vt., July 4, 1S12; m. . He d. Nov. 24, 1880.

Res., Wisconsin.

5510. i. EUGENIA, b. ; m. Conger. Res., Elkhom, Wis.

4996. NELSON FOSTER (Nathaniel, David, Nathaniel, Chillingsworth, John,

Thomas, Thomas), b. Fairfield, Vt., Dec. 26. 1S13; m. . He d. Dec. 25, 1S91.

Res., Vermont.

5511. i. JULIA, b. ; m. Barnes. Res., East Fairfield, Vt.

5004. ASA FOSTER (Nathaniel, David, Nathaniel, Chillingsworth, John.
Thomas, Thomas), b. East Fairfield, Vt, May 23. 1S30; m. Sept. 23, 1S5S, Clarinda
L. Tibbets, dau. of Samuel H. and Sallie P. She d. July 4, 1S92.

Asa Foster, retired, now living on section 2, Sugar Creek township, is one of
the self-made men of Walworth county, and through industry, enterprise and
perseverance has steadily worked his way upward from a humble position to one of
affluence, as he is widely and favorably known. He was born in East Fairfield,
Franklm countv, Vt. , and lived in the same school district in which President
Arthur was born and reared. His father, Nathaniel Foster, was born in Massachu-



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