John Branson Foster

John Branson Foster
b. 1 August 1842, Union Township, Clinton County, Ohio, to Andrew and Mary “Polly” (Wiley) Foster
d. 26 August 1925, Highland, Doniphan County, Kansas

m. 2 April 1868, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
Hannah Catherine Crowell
b. 2 April 1849, Monroe Township, Preble County, Ohio
d. 1925, Highland, Doniphan County, Kansas

Children with Hannah Catherine Crowell:
• Milton Henry (1869-1936)
• Charlotte Belle (1871-1894)

John came with his parents to Indiana in 1845 from Ohio where he was born. He lived in District 52,
Huntington County; Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County; and Kokomo, Howard County. John had distinguished service with the 86th Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, serving from 14 August 1862 to 1 June 1865. Three years later, in 1868, he left Indiana for Lewis Township, Holt County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Col. James E. Foster
Austin TX

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