John Foster
(1804-1851)
Susannah
(1824-1850)
Thomas Bower Foster
(1841-1915)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Ellen Beeker

Thomas Bower Foster 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 7 Mar 1841, Shelby, Macomb, MI, USA 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ellen Beeker on 19 Feb 1866 in , Tippecanoe, IN 1 2
  • Died: 26 Mar 1915, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN at age 74 3 4 5
  • Buried: 29 Mar 1915, West Lafayette: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: KH87-MB5.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in New Albany, Wilson, KS, USA. 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.

2. 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.

3. Census in 1900 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 10 The 1900 census recorded Thomas B. Foster, widowed, 59, born Mar 1841, as an inmate at the Indiana State Soldier's House in West Lafayette. He was born in Indiana and his parents in Ohio.

4. Residence: on 17 May 1913 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 6 11

5. Cause of Death: Thomas died at Indiana State Soldier's Home from mitral insufficiency, cerebral embolism, 26 Mar 1915, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 4


Thomas married Mary Ellen Beeker, daughter of Daniel Beeker and Mary Frances Stewart, on 19 Feb 1866 in , Tippecanoe, IN.1 2 (Mary Ellen Beeker was born on 22 Feb 1847 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA,12 13 died on 13 Jan 1900 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN 3 13 and was buried in West Lafayette: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 13.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941 (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 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF3J-NQR Mary E. Beeker in entry for Thomas B. Foster, 1866.

3 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Mary Ellen Beeker Foster. Father Daniel Beeker. Mother Mary F. Stewart.

4 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Thomas B. Foster. Father John Foster. Mother unknown. Spouse Harriet Foster.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51504308.

6 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 20 Mar 1913, page 5. Obituary of Daniel Simms Foster.

7 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFJF-1BS Charles Thomas Foster and Nellie Lenna Lyons 1908.

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

9 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHMX-45Y Thomas B Foster, Eagle, Boone, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 127, sheet 253B.

10 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99H-M89 Thomas B Foster, Wabash Township (excl. West Lafayette town incl. Indiana State Soldiers House), Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 113, sheet 2A.

11 "The Independent-Record (Helena, MT)," 20 May 1913, page 5. Obituary of Daniel Simms Foster.

12 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHVH-QXF Daniel Baker [sic], Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing family 457.

13 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51504309.



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