Daisy Sarah <I>Foster</I> Bedford

Daisy Sarah Foster Bedford

Birth
Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 Feb 1939 (aged 62)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Memorial ID 41789213 · View Source
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Daisy was a native of Illinois. She was the oldest of seven children. Daisy came with her parents William Alfred and Sophia "Whitman" Foster and settled into Fresno, CA. Her father was one of the first photographers in San Joaquin Valley. Daisy quit school in second or third grade to raised her brothers and sisters while her parents ran their photo studio. Her siblings called her Mama Da. She met Jona in Fresno. They lived across the street from one another. She married Jona Halcomb Bedford, who she adored, on 20 Nov 1901. They made their home in Richmond for the next 30 yrs. Everyone who knew them said how very much in love they were. Jona and Daisy had two daughters, Grace Olive and Juel Blanche. Juel said there was nothing she ever wanted that her parents didn't give her. Daisy hated house cleaning but was a wonderful gardener. She felt most comfortable wearing her husbands shirt and boot. And could be found working in the garden. She had a beautiful garden with beds of vegetables, fruit trees and roses. They often had chickens and ducks running through their house. Daisy had two sisters Camille Nicholson and Irene "Rene" Stout both of Richmond, Brothers Frank Foster of Richmond, Henry and William "Bill" Foster of San Jose and Robert "Bob" J. Foster of San Francisco. Daisy passed away in San Francisco after a three month illness.


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  • Maintained by: Debra Bowers
  • Originally Created by: Ahwahneeliz
  • Added: 10 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41789213
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daisy Sarah Foster Bedford (4 Mar 1876–21 Feb 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41789213, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA ; Maintained by Debra Bowers (contributor 48094993) .