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John Mathey Foster
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Birth: 1850
Kentucky, USA
Death: unknown

John Mathey Foster, was born in Kentucky in 1849, son of the late Allen and Ferroby Ferbie Davis Foster. He was a farm laborer in early years.

John was the husband of Abigail "Abbie" Eller Foster, who departed this life on November 24th, 1920, from this union were born five children, Malinda, Allen, William Rex Roat, Eliza, and Granville Foster.

John had three sisters, Racheal, Sarah, and Jerry Gibson Foster; and five brothers, William Riley, Allen R., James H., George S., and Jerry Foster.

His maternal grandparents were, James and Sarah Guisenberry Davis.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Foster, who departed this life in 1908 and Ferroby Ferbie Foster, who departed this life in 1880.

Burial was in the Martha Coffey Cemetery in Wayne County, Kentucky.


1 Thessalonians 4. 16-18
(King James Version)

16. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

17. Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

18. Wherefore comfort one another with these words. 
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  Abigail Eller Foster (1849 - 1920)
  William Rex Roat Foster (1876 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Obituary information courtesy of family.
Martha Coffey Cemetery
Wayne County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Mar 17, 2014
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John Mathey Foster
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Life is just a stopping place, A pause in what's to be, A resting place along the road to sweet eternity. We all have different journeys, Different paths along the way, We all were meant to learn some things, but we were never meant to stay. Our destinati...(Read more)
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Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on. Cherished memories will never fade, because one loved is gone. Those we love can never be, more than a thought apart, for as long as there is a memory, they live with in our heart.
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