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George Everett Foster
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Birth: May 27, 1849
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1917
Virginia, USA

George Everett Foster received his early education in Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He graduated from Milford High School and the New London Literary & Science Institution. Three years Literary, History, Journalism at Cornell University. He also tutored English at Cornell, also at a school in Brookline, N.H, and at Spencer N.Y.
Contributions to the Indian Literature 1872- 1873 Reporter for the Binghamton, N.Y. "Times", 1874-1887 Founder of Milford, N.H. "Journal", 1885 Green Bag Magazine: " A Legal Episode in the Cherokee Hymn". In Woman Magazine: Origin of the "First Cherokee Hymn", A Poem written by the same magazine was called "A Rose Long Ago"., In Comfort Magazine "A Cherokee High Tea". 1875-1887 Editorial Staff of the Daily "Journal" Ithaca, N.Y. Boston, Daily "Globe", 1885-1887 New York Tribune", The Cherokee Senate passed A resolution of thanks to the Arthur for his efforts in their behalf. 1886 "Our Cherokee Sister". 1887 City & News Editor of the "Democrat" Ithaca, N.Y, 1889 "A Story of the Cherokees".

1889-1891 The New York Times, 1890-1891 Chicago "Times" , Chicago "Mail"., 1889-1893 New Writer "Ithacan" & Editor "Democrat", 1894 Business Manager of The "Democrat"., 1897 -1899 "Story of the Cherokee Bible" Story of an Indian Tribe.

(A special note: Some of his work was used back in the schools before the 1900's. Some reference copies today can be read online by calling up his name, while they maybe out of print to buy.)

Family links: 
  John E Foster (1824 - 1913)
  Sophia Phelps Farley Foster (1825 - 1903)
  Mary Lord Burritt Foster (1848 - 1932)*
  Jesse Webster Foster (1880 - 1947)*
  George Everett Foster (1849 - 1917)
  Flora S Foster Woodward (1866 - 1945)**
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec 2
Maintained by: JICM
Originally Created by: Dawn Stewart
Record added: Oct 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16033866
George Everett Foster
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George Everett Foster
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George Everett Foster
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George E. was my Great-Grandfather. His son Jesse Webster Foster was my grandfather, and HIS son, John C. Foster, was my father.
 Added: Nov. 8, 2015
5th cousin x 4R. Proud to be related.
- Ann nee Farley
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012

 Added: Aug. 20, 2010

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