Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

John Foster

Male 1849 - 1927  (78 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Foster was born 8 Aug 1849, Heard County, Georgia (son of Claiborne Foster and Catherine Connell); died 17 Oct 1927, Henderson County, Texas; was buried , Shelby Chapel Cemetery, Athens, Henderson, Texas.

    John married Mary Elizabeth Sparks. Mary was born 17 Jan 1844, Troup County, Georgia; died 24 Jan 1900, Brazos County, Texas; was buried , Tryon Cemetery, Kurten, Brazos, Texas. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. John Robert Foster was born 4 Apr 1872, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia; died 17 May 1944, Athens, Henderson, Texas; was buried , Shelby Chapel Cemetery, Athens, Henderson, Texas.
    2. Eula Penina Foster was born 24 Jul 1873, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia; died 13 Oct 1959, Little River, Bell, Texas; was buried , Little River-Wilson Valley Cemetery, Little River, Bell, Texas.
    3. Thomas Wiley Foster was born 8 Jul 1877, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia; died 31 May 1955, Palestine, Anderson, Texas; was buried , Shelby Chapel Cemetery, Athens, Henderson, Texas.
    4. Earl Estelle Foster was born 24 Aug 1879, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia; died 27 Jan 1951, Temple, Bell, Texas; was buried , Shelby Chapel Cemetery, Athens, Henderson, Texas.
    5. Jennie Frances Foster was born 27 Jan 1882, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia; died 16 Sep 1933, Burleson County, Texas; was buried , Minter Springs Cemetery, Minter Springs, Brazos, Texas.
    6. Lela Roberta Foster was born 4 Apr 1887, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia; died 24 Jan 1970, Temple, Bell, Texas; was buried , Little River-Wilson Valley Cemetery, Little River, Bell, Texas.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Claiborne Foster was born ca. 1820, Georgia; died bef. 1880.

    Claiborne married Catherine Connell 13 Dec 1840, Butts County, Georgia. Catherine (daughter of John Connell and Sarah Owsley) was born ca. 1819, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Catherine Connell was born ca. 1819, Georgia (daughter of John Connell and Sarah Owsley).
    Children:
    1. William J Foster was born ca. 1841, Georgia; died 31 Dec 1861, Evansport, Prince William, Virginia.
    2. Nudigate Foster was born ca. 1843, Georgia; died 27 Jun 1862, Garnett's Farm, Henrico, Virginia.
    3. Robert Foster was born ca. 1845, Georgia; died bef. 1880, Calhoun County, Mississippi.
    4. 1. John Foster was born 8 Aug 1849, Heard County, Georgia; died 17 Oct 1927, Henderson County, Texas; was buried , Shelby Chapel Cemetery, Athens, Henderson, Texas.
    5. Martha Susan Foster was born 24 Sep 1854, Heard County, Georgia; died 17 Oct 1935, Bell County, Texas; was buried , North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell, Texas.
    6. Mary Frances Foster was born 4 Apr 1855, Heard County, Georgia; died 28 Sep 1930, Temple, Bell, Texas; was buried , Little River-Wilson Valley Cemetery, Little River, Bell, Texas.
    7. Spencer Thomas Foster was born 17 Feb 1859, Randolph County, Alabama; died 6 Nov 1928, Calhoun County, Mississippi; was buried , Mount Tabor Cemetery, Big Creek, Calhoun, Mississippi.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  John Connell was born 1789, Abbeville County, South Carolina (son of Thomas Connell and Jemima Felton); died Bef 22 Feb 1858, Butts County, Georgia.

    John married Sarah Owsley 30 Jan 1801, Greene County, Georgia. Sarah (daughter of Newday Owsley and Mary Ann) was born ca. 1780, Hancock County, Georgia; died bef. 1858. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Sarah Owsley was born ca. 1780, Hancock County, Georgia (daughter of Newday Owsley and Mary Ann); died bef. 1858.
    Children:
    1. N H Connell died Bef 1859.
    2. Thomas H Connell was born 8 Oct 1805, Georgia; died 14 Aug 1893, Spalding County, Georgia; was buried , Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia.
    3. Mary Connell was born 3 Oct 1807, Georgia; died 3 Nov 1887, Chambers County, Alabama; was buried , Mt. Pisgah Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Stroud, Chambers, Alabama.
    4. Anna Connell was born ca. 1810, Georgia; died Bef 1859.
    5. 3. Catherine Connell was born ca. 1819, Georgia.
    6. Elizabeth M Connell was born Oct 1823, Georgia; died 1900, Georgia.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Thomas Connell was born 10 Mar 1738, Maryland; died 5 Sep 1835, Independence, Autauga, Alabama.

    Thomas married Jemima Felton. Jemima (daughter of Job Felton) was born abt. 1753, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Jemima Felton was born abt. 1753, North Carolina (daughter of Job Felton).
    Children:
    1. Jesse Connell was born 1762, Surry County, North Carolina; died 1807, Hancock County, Georgia.
    2. Thomas Connell was born ca. 1764, Surry County, North Carolina.
    3. Elizabeth Connell was born ca. 1770.
    4. Daniel Connell was born 1773, Surry County, North Carolina; died Bef. 1870, Georgia.
    5. Mary H Connell was born Abt 1780, South Carolina; died Aft 1860, Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
    6. Jemima Connell was born ca. 1784, Wilkes County, Georgia.
    7. William M Connell was born ca. 1788, Abbeville County, South Carolina; died Bef 1880, Chilton County, Alabama; was buried , Chestnut Creek Baptist Cemetery, Cooper, Chilton, Alabama.
    8. 6. John Connell was born 1789, Abbeville County, South Carolina; died Bef 22 Feb 1858, Butts County, Georgia.

  3. 14.  Newday Owsley was born ca. 1738, Fairfax County, Virginia (son of Thomas Owsley, II); died 21 Jan 1797, Hancock County, Georgia.

    Newday married Mary Ann. Mary was born ca. 1741, Virginia; died , Hancock County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Mary Ann was born ca. 1741, Virginia; died , Hancock County, Georgia.
    Children:
    1. Penelope Poring Owsley was born 1763, Loudoun County, Virginia; died 04 Nov 1820, Powelton, Hancock, Georgia.
    2. William H. Owsley was born bef. 1775; died bef. 1830, Putnam County, Georgia.
    3. Robert Owsley was born 1769, Loudoun County, Virginia; died 1814, Jones County, Georgia.
    4. Anna Owsley
    5. 7. Sarah Owsley was born ca. 1780, Hancock County, Georgia; died bef. 1858.
    6. Chloe Ann Owsley was born ca. 1780, Hancock County, Georgia; died 1825, Butts County, Georgia; was buried , Woodward Cemetery, Butts County, Georgia.