About Mary Parke Foster (McFerson)
Held DAR membership # 185
"Descendant of Captain Silas Clark and Daniel Read, of Massachusetts"
Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating:
"Daniel Read was a commissioned officer in the Revolutionary War; his wife was the daughter of Capt. John Brown, who had three sons that fought at the battle of Bunker Hill."
"Also great-granddaughter of Capt. Silas Clark, who was famous for many daring exploits in the war; was wounded at the battle of Monmouth, which afterwards casued his death"