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Prilla Foster Platt
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1884
Davilla
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1958
Siloam Springs
Benton County
Arkansas, USA

Prilla was born in Davilla Texas. To Samuel J. and Lorinda A. Foster. She was a wonderful writer of poetry. The family has a book of all her poems. Most of the poems are based on family members, places she traveled and her memories of her beloved Texas. In 1928, she sailed to Alaska. On her return, she ended this trip in Seattle, Washington. She remained in Washington until the mid 1950's, Then she moved to Arkansas and lived until her death in 1958.

Prilla's children:
With #1 Husband(Samuel "Jack" Holmes Calvert): Lorinda Holmes Calvert.
With #2 Husband(Lee Allen): Tha Le, Samuel Henry, Eileen, Juanita "Joni" Elizabeth Allen.
With #3 Husband(Jay Salisbury Platt): Patricia Phoebe Platt.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Joshua Foster (1853 - 1937)
  Lorinda Alcmena Walton Foster (1857 - 1922)
 
 Spouses:
  Samuel Holmes Calvert (1882 - 1923)
  Lee Allen (1874 - 1954)
  Jay Salisbury Platt (1891 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Lorinda Holmes Calvert Schwenn (1903 - 1987)*
  Samuel Henry Allen (1910 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Prilla Foster Platt (1884 - 1958)
  Milton Henry Foster (1886 - 1957)*
  Julian Samuel Foster (1888 - 1969)**
  Raymond Percy Foster (1890 - 1898)*
  Casandra Ann Foster Elliott (1892 - 1946)*
  John Loving Foster (1894 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED MOTHER
 
Burial:
McCord Cemetery
Elkins
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: SHEILA
Originally Created by: S Barger
Record added: Feb 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85211082
Prilla <i>Foster</i> Platt
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Prilla <i>Foster</i> Platt
Added by: S Barger
 
Prilla <i>Foster</i> Platt
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When we reach our home eternal, Reach that city bright and fair, When we stand among the angels Will our mother know us there? Mother's face has been a beacon O'er a sea of dark despair, We shall look for her up yonder, For we're sure she'll know us there...(Read more)
- Sheila B
 Added: Mar. 24, 2013
If only we had met, and I could hear all your stories or listen to you read your poetry. Thank you for leaving it behind for us to share!Your Great Grand Daughter,Lindsay
- Lindsay (Williams) Rynearson
 Added: May. 7, 2012
I wish I had known you personally. Your poetry brings a family to life!
- K. Spencer
 Added: May. 4, 2012
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