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Re: Susan J Foster
Posted by: Debra LaMel (ID *****4944) Date: June 21, 2012 at 17:13:26
In Reply to: Susan J Foster by Frances Rifanburg of 14211

Susan's (listed as Susie Jane Hinson)TX DC says her parents are John Foster born Mississippi and Jane Young also born
in Mississippi
It states she was born in Trinity Co TX

1860 Concordia Parish LA Census page 30 PO Trinity Aug 1860 (No actual day listed) Ward 11 Family 276-300
J D Foster age 35 male farmer 4600 200 NC
J Foster age 34 Female Miss
J (John)Y (Young) Foster age 14 Male Miss
T (Thomas) C Foster age 1 male LA

Confederate States Army
Co I 20th Texas Infantry (Co I consisted of mostly men from Grimes Co TX)***
Go to this website and you can download a form to send off for his military records the cost is $30 per request however.
go to bottom of page and click on
To download the Civil War Veteran Research request for click here 61.6 kb

1870 Trinity Co TX Census page 41 Post Office Pennington 19 Jul 1870 Stamped page 340 Family 58-61
Foster John age 45 Male White Married Farmer Value of Real Estate 3000 Value of Personal Estate 850 Ark
-Mrs. Jane age 44 Female White Hse kpr (House Keeper) Miss
-Young age 26 Male white farm Lbr (farm Laborer) Miss
-Thomas age 11 Male White LA
-Marie age 7 female white Tex
-Susan age 4 Female White Tex
Shumaker Lucinda age 54 Female White NC Blind
- James age 17 male white farm lbr Miss
- William age 13 male white farm lbr Tex
Ellis Eliza age 40 Female black Hse kpr Ala
Withe Harriet age 45 Female Black farm lbr NC
-Henry age 11 male black Tex

1880 Trinity co TX Census page 20 SD 130 ED 107 JP 1 1 Jun 1880 Family 185-199
Foster John H? W M age 54 Married Farmer NC NC NC
Jane Y W F Age 55 Wife Keeping house MS SC SC
Thomas W M age 21 son Single at home LA NC MS
next page
Mary E W F age 17 daughter at home TX NC MS
Susan J W F age 14 TX NC MS
Wastharn? Lock Black Male age 22 boarder laborer TX MS MS

Janie Foster
b Oct 4 1826
d Dec 21 1892
buried Flat Prairie Cemetery
Groveton, Trinity Co TX
John Foster buried in Same Cemetery however they have no dates for him listed

Susan J Foster married C J Hinson in Trinity co TX on 31 may 1891

T (Thomas) C Foster married Mary A Campbell in Trinity Co TX on 4 Feb 1886

John Young Foster (Sr for Clarification) b 12 Jan 1846 Louisiana, Died 23 Sept 1926
(married Kate L Burnett born 2 May 1855 died 16 Aug 1922) both buried Huntington Cemetery Angelina co TX
1880 Polk Co TX, 1900 Angelina Co TX

John Young Foster Jr. b May 28 1877 Trinity Co TX died 7 Feb 1952 Ennis Municipal Hosp
Ennis Ellis Co TX while living in Huntington Rt 2 Angelina co TX
Cause of death Diabetic coma due to Diabetes Mullitus
Huntington Cemetery Angelina Co TX
These units where from Trinity Co
Company M, 1st Texas Infantry
Company A, 6th Battalion, Texas Cavalry
Company E, 7th Texas Cavalry
The 20th Infantry Regiment was organized at Galveston, Texas, during the early summer of 1862 under the command of Colonel Henry M. Elmore of Old Waverly in Walker County. Many of these men had previously served in the 9th Texas Nicholsí) Infantry regiment. They were primarily from Waller, Montgomery, Austin, Kaufman, Galveston, and Walker Counties. The majority of the men from Montgomery County who enlisted in the 20th Texas were in Company G, commanded by Dixon H. Lewis of Old Waverly and Company K, commanded by Captain Lemuel G. Clepper of Montgomery. This regiment had a high percentage of middle-aged men. The regiment was assigned to the Trans-Mississippi Department and was charged with defending the Texas coast from the Sabine River to Galveston. Despite the fact that they did not see action outside of Texas, the 20th Infantry played an important part in the Confederate recapture of Galveston in January of 1863. In addition to Colonel Henry Marshall Elmore, its commanding officers were Lieutenant Colonel Leonard A. Abercrombie and Major Robert E. Bell.

Debra LaMel
Wichita Falls TX
I am trying to see if your John Foster belongs somewhere to my Foster Clan who came from SC/NC to Mississippi to TX

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