Mitchell Odell Foster Fathers Fathers Line
( Foster )
(please refer to bottom of page for abbreviations, explanations and references)
1 John Ganon Foster b: Feb 3, 1825
d: Mar 10, 1912 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
w) Rhoda Caudle b: Mar 15, 1826
d: Nov 18, 1900 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
m: Oct 10, 1849 Fulton (by Henry Click JP)
John G. Foster was active in Fork Baptist Church from 1875-1898 and was the first janitor of the Church. These notes were found on an Internet site: "Possible for father: Hezekiah Foster (d: by 1846), Foster Bible has ref under kids as grandparent: Elton B. Foster (possible brother is Nathan Foster). FOSTER is Anglo-Saxon for 'the forester'. They came from PA to Wilkes Co.NC; then John G. moved to Davie Co. On the 1900 census Sallie Lard was living with them. She was a niece."
2 Henry Lewis/Louis Foster b: Sept 28, 1850 Davie Co
d: Oct 2, 1901 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
( Family Bible says Oct. 1, 1900)
w) Bettie E. Davis d: Mar 30, 1935 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
m: Jan 21, 1875
2 P - Robert Ishmael Foster b: Mar 17, 1852 Davie Co
d: Jan 13, 1936 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
w) P - Sarah (Sally) Caroline (E?) Garwood b: Oct 8, 1857 Davie Co
d: Dec 6, 1921 Davie Co
m: Dec 18, 1884
c P - Willard Egbert Foster b: Mar 5, 1906
d: June 10, 2000
w) Kate Loreen Langston b: Mar 17, 1907
2 Daniel G. Foster b: Dec 11, 1853
d: Oct 1, 1929
(Foster Bible has death Feb 28, 1931). He moved around 1875 to Tenn
w) Ella Weston (Bible has as Wesson) m: In Sept?
2 Mary Catherine Foster b: Jan 22, 1855 Davie Co
d: Feb 13, 1936 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
h) Samuel J. Cope b: April 29, 1852 Davie Co
d: Aug 31, 1932 Davie Co
m: Jan 11, 1883
2 Martha A. (or W.) Foster b: July 28, 1858 Davie Co
d: Mar 2, 1950 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
(Foster Bible has Feb 28, 1931)
h) Frank A. Foster b: Aug 20, 1861 Davie Co
m: Nov. 19, 1885 (as per Bible)
Martha and Frank were 1st cousins.
2 Michael L. Foster b: 1859-1860
Listed in a Census w/family in 1860, but not in Bible or any other source.
2 Mitchell F. Foster b: Oct 12, 1859 Davie Co
d: Mar 26, 1942 Fairdealing, MO
His education was a B.A. from Wake Forest; Law Degree from U.N.C. Lawyer NC. His other occupations included a Merchant, family general store in Fairdealing and teacher at Tatumville & Newell, TN in late 1800's (Reg school & Sunday school.) Mitchell was a lawyer who moved to Kinnett, Mo. His middle initial is "F". But has been reported as Lafayette. Also seen in the Foster Bible as Lafayette.
w-1) Peola E. Barfield b: Aug 29, 1878
d: Oct 12, 1918 Fairdealing, MO
m: Mar 30, 1902 Fairdealing, MO
Esther Maurine Foster Richardson (daughter) says she died in 1919. Bible stated 1918. Ola and 2 children, Eurant and Mabel Madge, died in the epidemic. Obit from THE PROSPECT, Doniphan, Ripley Co., MO. "Mrs. M.F. Foster died at her home in Fairdealing Saturday morning at ??:00 o'clock of typhoid fever and the funeral was held at 3 o'clock p.m.Sunday. Rev. Jack Mitchell conducted services which were held in the M. E. Church. Mrs. Foster was a sister of Mrs. J. F. Fulbright of this city.Two of Mr. Foster's boys are sick with fever, one of them seriously."
w-2) Nellie Pennington Slayton b: Jan 22, 1883
d: about 1958 Fairdealing MO
m: Apr 20, 1924 Fairdealing MO
2 Delia Louella Foster b: Feb 12, 1864 Davie Co(Bible has 1863)
d: Aug 6, 1938 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
h) Lewis Chalmer (Charlie) Pack b: Feb 5, 1861 Davie Co
d: Oct 18, 1935 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
m: Aug or Sept, 13, 1883 Davie Co
2 Emma E. Foster b: Aug 26, 1867 (not listed in Foster Bible)
2 John Wesley Foster (twin) b: April 3, 1868 Davie Co
d: Jan 2, 1920 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
w) Mittie T Garwood b: April 22, 1874 Davie Co
d: Oct 15, 1957 Davie Co
m: Feb 6, 1892
2 James Franklin Foster (twin) b: April 3, 1868 Davie Co
d: Feb 10, 1940 Reeds Bapt Ch Cem
w) Mittie (or Martha) S. Walser b: Aug 4, 1875
d: Aug 8-19, 1911 Reeds Bapt Ch Cem
m: Sept 26, 1893 Davie Co
Here, James Franklin married Mittie, who's brother married James' Aunt Candis. Rhoda Caudle Foster, his Mom and our Ancestor's sister. Plus we see yet another mention of a Stinchcomb. Interesting...
w/f Benjamin Foster b: 1796 d: 1836
w/m) Elizabeth Stinchcomb m: Sept 26, 1817 Rowan Co
(daughter of John Stinchcomb Jr. possible Stinchcombs found in Owens Line.
C- Eliza/Elizabeth Foster
h) Richard Bailey
C- Mary Anne Foster
h) Alex Chaffin
C- Samuel Foster b: April 29, 1821 d: Oct 18, 1905
w) Candis Caudle b: Dec 22, 1819 d: Dec 21, 1910
C- Colman Foster
w) Minerva Call
C- John Foster
w) Rebecca Wyatt
2 Jesse Rynard Foster b: Nov 24, 1872 Davie Co
d: Jan 4 , 1959 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
Family Bible has Jan 5 for his death. Was very active at Fork Baptist Church from 1911 to 1927 - "A Concise History of Fork Baptist Church" by Wilson Merrell.
w) Susan Carrie Zimmerman b: Oct 27, 1875 Davie Co
d: Dec 3, 1957 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
m: Jan 30, 1894 Davie Co
3 Raymond L. Foster b: May 6, 1895
d: Nov. 2, 1897
From the Family Bible, but can't be right because of Arthur Vestal's birthdate?
3 Arthur Vestal Foster b: Oct 2, 1895
3 Daniel Jennings b: Mar 8, 1897
d: Oct 19, 1932
3 Berthy M (Mae?) Foster b: Aug 16, 1897?
From the Family Bible, but can't be right because of Daniel Jennings birth
3 Dewey Cloetas Foster b: Aug 24, 1898
3 Lonnie E. Foster b: Nov 17, 1899
d: April 18, 1900
3 Rynard Alexander (Alic?) Foster b: May 12, 1900
d: May 29, 1912
3 Sadie Ovella Foster b: July 6, 1902
h) Mr. Benfield ?
3 Gurla (Gurley) Loice Foster b: July 10, 1905
h) Frank Wyatt
3 Mitchell Odell Foster b: Aug 23, 1907
d: Nov 25, 1975 Fork Bapt Ch Cem
w) Ruby King Langston b: Feb 24, 1913 Davie Co
m: Nov 29, 1929 York SC
3 Liddie Sue Foster b: Sept 3, 1911
3 Gilmer Nathaniel Foster b: Sept 3, 1913
w) Clara Mae
Gilmer has his picture represented on the opening page of the family tree.
I colored my links Wine... in here underlining does not neccessarily mean a link.
P = When you see a wine colored "P" click to take you to a pic page for the individual
? = Unsure of ... or Unknown
CFC = Click Family Cemetery
Co = County
i: = immigration date
b: = birth
d: = death
m: = married
c = child
w) = wife
h) = husband
w/f) = wife's father
w/m = wife's mother
h/f = husbands father
h/m = husbands mother
w/f/f = wife's father's father
w/f/m = wife's father's mother
h/f/f = husband's father's father
h/f/m = husband's father's mother
abt = about, usually an educated guess from information acquired
Unless otherwise noted Cemeteries are found in Davie Co. NC. Unless unknown.
"The Heritage of Rowan County, North Carolina" - ?
"A Concise History of Fork Baptist Church" - Wilson Merrell
"History of Davie County" -Wall
Records also used from Register of Deeds Office in both Davie and Rowan Counties.
Various genealogy sites on the Internet.
Library resources include: Marriage Records, Birth Records, Census Records and genealogy records from Davie and Rowan Counties.
Some notes came from other individuals doing research on Family Line. Like I personally have never seen the Wyatt Bible, the Foster Bible or the Eaton Bible that some of these notes are reported to come from.
On Grandpa Odell's side:
Odell's Fathers side:
Foster line represents Odell's Fathers Fathers line.
Owens/Caudle is Odell's Fathers Mothers line (Caudle is her Father). I haven't found much on the Caudles. I did however find bunches on Odell's Fathers Mothers Mothers line (Owens). So even if you are suppose to do the male lines once you get that far back I had to do this one since I had found so much. Hence they are combined. But you see what I mean about getting confusing? LOL
Odell's Mothers side:
Zimmerman is Odell's Mothers Fathers Line. I could call this Zimmerman/Shutt as well. Because the mother of this line (Odell's Mother's Mother) was a Shutt but I haven't found much on her yet so again, I just included what I did have on this one.
On Grandma Ruby's side:
Ruby's Fathers side:
Langston is Ruby's Fathers Fathers line. I haven't found a thing on Rubys Fathers Mothers yet. I'd welcome any help on this one!
Ruby's Mothers side:
Click is Ruby's Mothers Fathers line.
Eaton is Ruby's Mothers Mothers line.