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 Sam Weston Foster, Sr

Sam Weston Foster, Sr

Birth
Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas, USA
Death 29 Apr 1958 (aged 87)
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Burial Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Plot McGary
Memorial ID 34074761 · View Source
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Sam Weston Foster Sr was born on 9 January 1871 in Richmond, Texas, to Randolph Foster and Sarah Chambers Jones. He was a printer by trade. Sam married Vibella Martha McGary, 13 November 1895, in Houston, Texas. They lived in Beaumont, Texas, where they operated a boarding house and Sam owned Foster's Print Shop. Sam and Martha had three children: an unnamed stillborn daughter, Joe Bruckmuller, and Sam Weston Foster Jr. Little Joe died of diphtheria when he was four years old. Sam and Martha also raised their niece, Sammie McGary, after her mother died. She was the same age as their stillborn daughter. Sam was called "Unk" by Sammie and later was nicknamed "Gangad" by her daughters. Sam was widowed when his wife died in 1943. He died, 29 April 1958, aged 87, in Beaumont, Texas, and was buried with his wife in the McGary family plot at Magnolia Cemetery.


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FATHER, SAM WESTON FOSTER, JAN. 9, 1871 - APR. 29, 1958


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  • Created by: meet Virginia
  • Added: 21 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34074761
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sam Weston Foster, Sr (9 Jan 1871–29 Apr 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34074761, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by meet Virginia (contributor 47100960) .