Sarah <I>Downing</I> Foster

Sarah Downing Foster

Unionville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Jan 1897 (aged 77)
Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 78525 · View Source
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Daughter of Joseph Downing and Elizabeth Beitler

Married Solon Foster, 23 Dec 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

Children - Orson Hyde Foster, Solon Foster, Charles Franklin Foster, Sarah Ellen Foster, Elizabeth Foster, Celinda Foster, William Riter Foster

Obituary from the St. George, UT, "Union"

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Sarah Downing Foster departed this life. The funeral services were held in the St. George Tabernacle today, when consoling words were offered to the family of the deceased, who has been a consistent Latter-day Saint all her life. Sister Foster was born in Chester, Pennsylvania, and joined the Church in the year 1839. She went to Nauvoo in 1841 and to Salt Lake Valley about 1850, coming to St. George among the early settlers. Her husband, Solon Foster, was one of the few known in history as Zion's Camp.

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  • Maintained by: SMSmith
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 1 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78525
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Downing Foster (11 Oct 1819–17 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78525, citing Saint George City Cemetery, Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .