1870 Mr. Foster's occupation is listed as saddler. He is living next to Parris Green.
In 1880 this family is # 430 in Illinois Twsp. in the Village of Cincinnati, AR. Living with them as boarder were Charles Cox age 27 who is a medical student who was born in Tenn. James Barren age 34 who is a painter born in Tenn.
J. F. Foster - (Probate Court Notice. Administration Sale) By virtue and authority of an order of the Probate Court of Washington County, made at its September term, 1887, I, the undersigned, the Administrator of the estate of J. F. Foster, dec'd will, On Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 1887, between the hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 3 o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the north door of the court house, in Fayetteville, Ark. offer for sale and sell for the purpose of paying demands probated against said estate, the following described real estate situate in Washington County, Arkansas, subject to the life estate of Sophia Foster, widow of dec'd, sez: lot 7 in block 1, in the town of Cincinnati, in said county, fronting 50 feet on Main Street and running west 439 feet, known also as Marquess's Southern extention to the said town. Said land to be sold on a credit of 9 months, and for not less than 2/3 of its appraised value, and note with good and approved security required of purchaser. A. S. Graves, Sr. Adm & c. Sept 28, 1887: Fayetteville Democrat 9-30-1887)
Sophia Hawkins Foster