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 Noah Shelton Foster

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Noah Shelton Foster

  • Birth 20 Sep 1854 Alabama, USA
  • Death 29 Feb 1928 Texas County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Roby, Texas County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 6810159

In his early life he lost his mother, Mary Catherine Shelton, father John, and a number of siblings to a smallpox epidimic. Only he, brother Andrew, and sister Marie (possibly a pet name given by family) survived. Andrew, the eldest, moved to Cocker Missouri and started a life there. Noah and Marie were taken in by the local physician, Dr. Miller, and raised.

He was the youngest child of John and Catherine. Brother of Elizabeth C (born about 1837), Andrew J (August 14 1839 - April 28 1916), Cressa (born about 1840), Catherine Wood (born about 1843), William (born about 1845), Angeline (born about 1847), Sarah E (born about 1850), John F. Foster (born about 1852).

Noah first married Nancy Rebecca Kinnard and they had two children, Andrew Foster and Pearl Foster-Felton. The marriage ended in divorce.

When Noah was 39 he married Luvena Riley, a girl of 16. Their children were Authur Foster, Thomas D. Foster, Oscar Foster, Robert Foster, Caroline Foster-Reed, Granville Foster, Johnny, and twins Virgil & Willie Foster.

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  • Added: 29 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6810159
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Noah Shelton Foster (20 Sep 1854–29 Feb 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6810159, citing Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Roby, Texas County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by GBern.O (contributor 46539202) .