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1. Thomas Bower Foster

Mary Ellen Beeker 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 22 Feb 1847, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Thomas Bower Foster on 19 Feb 1866 in , Tippecanoe, IN 1 2
  • Died: 13 Jan 1900, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN at age 52 4 5
  • Buried: West Lafayette: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States 5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 3 The 1850 census recorded Daniel Banker [sic], farmer, 31, living with wife Mary F., 22; John, 6; Mary, 4; and Samuel A., 5 months old when the census was recorded 22 Aug 1850. Everyone was born in Indiana except Mary in Kentucky. Daniel's real estate was valued at $3000.

2. Census in 1860 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 7 The 1860 census recorded the households of two Beeker brothers living as neighbors.

Leonard Beeker, farmer, 46, was living with daughter Dulcina, 19; son Norcemus, 18; son Manford, 16; and daughter Orlena, 12. Leonard's real estate was valued at $3450 and personal estate $724. Everyone was born in Indiania.

Daniel Beeker, 42, was with wife Mary F., 32; children Mary E., 13; Samuel A., 11; Susannah A., 9; Charles W., 6; Flora V., 3; and Daniel's mother, Christina Beeker, widow, 69, born in North Carolina; and a farm hand, Erin Julian, 21, born in Ohio. Everyone else was born in Indiana except Mary F. in Kentucky. Daniel's farm was vlaued at $10060 and personal estate $3041. The post office was Battle Ground.

3. Census in 1870 in New Albany, Wilson, KS, United States. 8 The 1870 census recorded T. B. Foster, farmer, 28, living with wife M. E., 23, and daughter M. E., 3, and daughter Lida, 8 months. Everyone was born in Indiana. Their home was in Fall River Township and the post office was New Albany.

4. Census in 1880 in Eagle Twp., Boone, IN. 9 The 1880 census recorded Thomas B. Foster, farmer, 39, living with wife Mary E., 33; daughter Mary E., 13; Lydia, 10; Daniel, 6; Lona, 4; and Charles, 0. Everyone was born in Indiana except Daniel and Lona in Kansas. Thomas' parents were born in Ohio. Mary E.'s father was born in North Carolina and mother unknown.

5. Cause of Death: valvular disease of heart, heart failure, 13 Jan 1900, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 4

Mary married Thomas Bower Foster, son of John Foster and Susannah, on 19 Feb 1866 in , Tippecanoe, IN.1 2 (Thomas Bower Foster was born on 7 Mar 1841 in Shelby Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States,4 10 11 died on 26 Mar 1915 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN 4 10 11 and was buried on 29 Mar 1915 in West Lafayette: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States 4 10 11.)


1, <i>Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941</i> (Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.), Thomas B. Foster and Mary E. Beeker, 19 Feb 1866, Tippecanoe, IN.

2, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, Mary E. Beeker in entry for Thomas B. Foster, 1866.

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Daniel Baker [sic], Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing family 457.

4, "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Mary Ellen Beeker Foster. Father Daniel Beeker. Mother Mary F. Stewart.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

6, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, Charles Thomas Foster and Nellie Lenna Lyons 1908.

7 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Daniel Beeker, 1860 Tippecanoe, Indiana Household 756 Page 106 Image 390.

8 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Fall River, Wilson, Kansas; Roll: M593_443; Page: 410B; T B Foster.

9 1880 United States Census, Thomas B Foster, Eagle, Boone, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 127, sheet 253B.

10, "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Thomas B. Foster. Father John Foster. Mother unknown. Spouse Harriet Foster.

11 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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