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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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Andrew Foster

Andrew Foster
b. 1809, Wayne Township, Adams County, Ohio, to Robert and Margaret (McCord) Foster
d. May 1873, Lewis Township, Holt County, Missouri

m/1. 29 January 1829, Wayne Township, Adams County, Ohio
Mary Wiley
b. 1810, Wayne Township, Adams County, Ohio
d. 1843, Union Township, Clinton County, Ohio

m/2. 13 February 1845, Union Township, Clinton County, Ohio
Sarah Lee
b. 1818, Union Township, Clinton County, Ohio
d. 1880, Lewis Township, Holt County, Missouri

Children with Mary Wiley:
• John A. (b. 1831)
• Mary A. (b. 1836)
• Nancy (b. 1840)
• John Branson (b. 1842)

Children with Sarah Lee:
• Sarah A. (b. 1845)
• Melissa (b. 1847)
• Andrew (b. 1850)
• Hannah (b. 1853)
• Malinda (b. 1856)
• Samuel (b. 1859)

Andrew immigrated to Indiana from Union Township, Clinton County, Ohio, in 1848. While in Indiana, he lived in District 52 Township, Huntington County, and in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County. He left Indiana in 1865.

Submitted by:
Col. James E. Foster
Austin TX