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Marriage: Children:
  1. William Alonzo Foster: Birth: JAN 1853 in (West) Virginia. Death: 24 APR 1937

  2. Franklin Pierce Foster: Birth: 30 NOV 1853 in Gauley River, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 15 APR 1933

  3. John Miletus "Lettie" Foster: Birth: 11 DEC 1857. Death: 24 NOV 1935

  4. James Henry Foster: Birth: ABT 1858 in Falls, Fayette County, (West) Virginia. Death: bet. 1890-1900

  5. Lenelote "Lena" Foster: Birth: ABT 1861.

  6. Victoria Virginia "Jennie" Foster: Birth: ABT 1864 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. Death: 3 AUG 1905

  7. Georgia Anna Foster: Birth: ABT 1868.


Notes
a. Note:   1840 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia Cyrus Wedge (Page 147) 1 male 5 & under 10 yo (poss. one of the Foster boys - James or Peyton) 1 male 50 & under 60 yo (Cyrus) 1 female 30 & under 40 yo (Jane)
  Note: Cyrus Wedge married Janie Haley on 30 May 1838 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He may have been previously married to Anna Pettit on 4 October 1824 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. What is Wedge's connection to the Foster or Sims family? James' brother Peyton named a son after Cyrus Wedge who was living with the family in 1870.
  1850 U.S. Federal Census 14th Disctrict in Fayette County, (West) Virginia Enumerated on the 1st day of August 1850 Dwelling and Household # 159 Cyrus Wedge 60 M Farmer Jane Wedge 66 F James Foster 19 M Laborer Peyton Foster 17 M Octava Young 11 F
  1860 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia District No. 1, Page No. 106 Enumerated by me on the 3rd day of August, 1860. P. Morton, Ass't Marshal. Gauley Bridge Post Office HH #789-723 James Foster 30 M Farm Laborer $0 $50 Virginia cannot read & write Eliza Foster 25 F Virginia Wm L. Foster 7 M Virginia Franklin P. Foster 5 Virginia Miletus Foster 4 Virginia James H. Foster 1 M Virginia
  1870 U.S. Federal Census U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Falls of Kanawha Township, Page No. 16 & 17 Enumerated by me on the 17th day of August, 1870. Martin Hill, Ass't Marshal. Gauley Bridge Post Office, Sheet 102B & 103A HH #109-105 Foster, James 42 M W Farmer $0 $? Virginia male US citizen over 21 yo Foster, Eliza Jane 34 F W Housekeeper Virginia Foster, William A. 17 M W Farm Laborer Virginia cannot write Foster, Franklin 15 M W Virginia cannot write Foster, John M. 13 M W Virginia cannot write Foster, James H. 12 M W Virginia cannot read & write Foster, Lenelote 9 F W Virginia Foster, Virginia 6 F W Virginia Foster, Georgianna 2 F W West Virginia (16-17 in file)
  1880 U.S. Federal Census searching... (not found on index at familysearch.org. All children except John Miletus Foster have been found living with family. Possible that parents died during the 1870s.)


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