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John Hugh Foster
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1877
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1947
Olney
Young County
Texas, USA

son of Thomas Jefferson Foster - Hester Emeline Bynum

Services at the Padgett Christian Church were held for John Hugh Foster, 70, who was found dead at his home 15 miles southwest of Olney. Rev. Merwin Coad, pastor of the First Christian Church in Graham officiating.

Longtime farmer of this area, he moved to Ellis County, Texas at the age of 12. In 1906, he moved to Young County.

In 1898, John Foster married Miss Mattie Victoria Standifer at Marlin, Texas. There were 13 children born to this union, four died in infancy.

Survived by his children - Miss Nannie Foster of Olney; Loyd Foster of Plainview; Mrs. Ola Brumley of Vernon; Mrs. Ethel Wages of Olney, Thomas H. Foster of Loving, Virble Foster of Newcastle; Mrs. Florence Burleson of Loving, Garland Foster of Sadalia, MO; one niece - Mrs. Ruby Wooten of Dallas; one nephew - Arch H Foster of Newcastle; 30 grandchildren.

Pallbearers: W.J. Timmons, C.H. Cummnings of Elbert; Henry Binkley of Loving; Frank McAnally of Megargel and Roy Bishop and L.L. Tate, both of Newcastle.

Funeral home records and obituary show that he was buried at Padgett cemetery.

There is no tombstone in that cemetery.

Obituary and information by Dorman Holub
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Jane Victoria Standifer Foster (1872 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Jane Foster Dulin (1899 - 1964)*
  Frederick Foster (1902 - 1984)*
  Lloyd Foster (1902 - 1983)*
  Mary Ola Foster Brumbley (1904 - 1976)*
  Ethel Leona Foster Wages (1906 - 1993)*
  Thomas Hugh Foster (1908 - 1985)*
  Virble Foster (1910 - 1971)*
  Florene Cleo Foster Burleson (1912 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Reynolds Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Jan 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47020256
John Hugh Foster
Added by: Searchers of our Past
 
John Hugh Foster
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