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Emelia's Direct Line:
Emelia J. Campbell —> Tad D. Campbell —> Kathy J. Appleton —> Frances E. Foster —>
Ira M. E. Foster —> Frank E. Foster —> Moses Foster
—> William Foster Jr. —> William Foster Sr.



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Frances Elizabeth "Frankie" Foster

Born: 6 Jul 1923 at Perry, Shiawassee Co., MI
Died: 6 Dec 2002 at Grizzly Flat, El Dorado Co., CA

Burial: Cremated. Ashes spread near Utica Reservoir, Stanislaus National Forest, CA

Father: Ira Moses Ellsworth Foster
Mother: Maude Lenore Grundy

Marriage: 16 Jan 1942 at Perry, Shiawassee Co., MI to Francis George "George" Appleton (1917-2004). Three children.

Occupation: homemaker


Children by Francis George "George" Appleton:

1.

Kathy Jeanne Appleton (1943-2003) m1. Robert Vince Vince (divorced); m2. Donald Dean Campbell

2.

Paul Francis Appleton (1947- ) m1. Whitney Jane Claybaugh (divorced); m2. Coral Lee Macintosh

3.

Nancy Kae Appleton (1957- ) m1. David Duane Plambeck (divorced); m2. Dennis Robert Bolen, Sr.

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Ira Moses Ellsworth Foster

Born: 23 Oct 1898 in Caledonia Twp., Shiawassee Co., MI
Died:
25 Aug 1962 Lansing, Ingham Co., MI

Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Perry, Shiawassee Co., MI

Father: Frank Ellsworth Foster
Mother: Tryphena Adelaide "Addie" Angus

Marriage: 12 Aug 1922 at Perry, Shiawassee Co., MI to Maude Lenore Grundy (1903-1989). Four children.

Occupation: farm laborer, auto assembly line worker


Children by Maude Lenore Grundy:

1.

Frances Elizabeth "Frankie" Foster (1923-2002) m. Francis George "George" Appleton

2.

(stillborn twin boy)

3.

(stillborn twin boy)

4.

Kenneth Loy Foster (1927-1991) m. Genevieve Anne "Anne" Murphy

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Frank Ellsworth Foster

Born: 9 Aug 1869 at Corunna, Shiawassee Co., MI
Died: 31 Jul 1956 at Corunna, Shiawassee Co., MI

Burial: Pine Tree Cemetery, Corunna, Shiawassee Co., MI

Father: Moses Foster
Mother: Sarah A. Miller

Marriage: 9 Jul 1890 at Corunna, Shiawassee Co., MI to Tryphena Adelaide "Addie" Angus (1867-1956). Two children.

Occupation: lumberjack, farmer


Children by Tryphena Adelaide "Addie" Angus:

1.

Sarah Melinda "Lindy" Foster (1891-1973) m. Pearl Henry Comer

2.

Ira Moses Ellsworth Foster (1898-1962) m. Maude Lenore Grundy

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Moses Foster

Born: 2 Aug 1817 in England
Died: 8 Oct 1888 at Dover, Otsego Co., MI

Burial: Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Vanderbilt, Otsego Co., MI

Father: William Foster, Jr.
Mother: Dinah Putnam

1st Marriage: 13 Apr 1838 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI to Joanna Slarrow (c.1819-1857). Five children.

2nd Marriage: 1857 in Shiawassee Co., MI to Sarah A. Miller (1839-1912). Five children.

Occupation: farmer, shoemaker


Children by Joanna Slarrow:

1.

William J. Foster (c.1842-1863). Never married.
Served in Co. B, 1st Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. Died of wounds received at Battle of Chancellorsville.
CLICK HERE FOR CIVIL WAR BIOGRAPHY

2.

John N. Foster (c.1843-1862). Never married.
Served in Co. B, 3rd Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. Died of typhoid fever contracted as a result of wounds received at the Battle of Fair Oaks.
CLICK HERE FOR CIVIL WAR BIOGRAPHY

3.

Charles D. Foster (1845-1914) m. Mary Ann Kelly.
Served in Co. F, 10th Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War.
CLICK HERE FOR CIVIL WAR BIOGRAPHY

4.

Mary Jane Foster (1846-1913) m1. Francis Kelly; m2. Francis E. Liger

5.

Another son whose name is unknown. Order of birth uncertain. Apparently died young.


Children by Sarah A. Miller:

1.

Arthur A. Foster (1858-1915) m. Margaret Malloy.
Resided at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI.

2.

Cora L. Foster (1862-1936) m. George Long
Resided at Vanderbilt, Otsego Co., MI.

3.

John Dayton Foster (1865-1905) m. Amanda Hattie Leslie. Surveyor, woodsman and farmer. Died in Itasca Co., MN.

4.

Frank Ellsworth Foster (1869-1956) m. Tryphena Adelaide "Addie" Angus

5.

Nelson T. Foster (1872-1940) m. Barbara L. Young.
Resided at Vanderbilt, Otsego Co., MI. Burned to death in a house fire. No issue.

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William Foster, Jr.

Born: 18 May 1794 Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: 25 Mar 1873 at Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada

Father: William Foster, Sr.
Mother:
Hannah _____

Marriage: 25 May 1815 at Great Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England to Dinah Putnam (1795-1887). Eight known children.

Occupation: shoemaker, farmer

Military: Served in the Hertford Militia and Royal Waggon Train, at first stationed at Carlow, Ireland, then in Spain and France against Napoleon.

Immigration: Came to U.S. from England in 1829. First settled in New York (probably at Utica in Oneida County), thence to Detroit, Michigan, and finally moved to Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Click here to view William Foster's obituary


Children by Dinah Putnam:

1.

James Foster (1815-?).
Immigrated to U.S. in 1831. No further information.

2.

Moses Foster (1817-1888) m1. Joanna Slarrow; m2. Sarah A. Miller Immigrated to U.S. in 1831.

3.

Joseph Foster (c.1821-?).
Immigrated to U.S. in 1831. No further information.

4.

John Foster, Esq. (c.1822-1899) m1. Mary Jane _____; m2. Mary Campbell. Immigrated to U.S. in 1831. Settled in Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada.

5.

Eliza Foster (c.1825-1884) m. Martin J. Cole.
Immigrated to U.S. in 1831. Settled in Detroit, Michigan.

6.

Hannah Foster (c.1826-1896) m. John Turner.
Immigrated to U.S. in 1831. Settled in Detroit, Michigan.

7.

Elizabeth Foster (1832-1920) m1. Ira Apger; m2. John Wesley Chadwick. Probably born at Utica, New York. Settled in Detroit, Michigan.

8.

Sarah Foster (c.1835-1854) m. George Matthews.
Probably born at Utica, New York. Settled in Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada.


William Foster, Sr.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Father: unknown
Mother:
unknown

Marriage: (date unknown) in England to Hannah _____ (no dates). Three known children.

Occcupation: laborer
 


Children by Hannah _____:

1.

Ann Foster (c.1776-1849) m1. John Stone; m2. Samuel Bennett. Immigrated to U.S. in 1828 & settled in Utica, Oneida Co., NY.

2.

Moses Foster (c.1791-1874) m. Susanna Turner.
Shoemaker. Lived in the hamlet of Waterside, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

3.

William Foster, Jr. (1794-1873) m. Dinah Putnam


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Created: 10 May 1998
Modified: 28 Mar 2013

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