Rev. John Foster, I

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John Foster, I

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Prince George County, Province of Maryland
Death: January 1, 1800 (65)
Weaverly, Pike County, Ohio, United States
Place of Burial: Pike County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Arthur Foster and Sarah Foster (Cross)
Husband of Elizabeth Foster and Sarah Foster
Father of Rev. Lewis Foster; Casandra Chenoweth; Thomas Foster; Rachel Chenoweth; Rev. John Foster, II and 4 others
Brother of Sarah Athy (Foster); Basil Foster, Sr; Thomas Foster; Benjamin Foster; Ruth Foster and 1 other

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About Rev. John Foster, I

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A041635

Came from England.

From Cooper-Downing, by Eula Conner Birket, 1982...

(Materials of interest from Cleo Downing in regard to Downing-Foster family.)

John Foster - 1, moved to Ohio in 1796. He was a Methodist Minister for 35 years. A Revolutionary War Soldier in Capt. Peter Mantz, Company in Fredericksburg, Maryland. He enrolled and passed by C. Beatty, July 13, 1776. Information from Adj. Generals office of Annapolis Maryland, Page 47 of Maryland's troop of the Revolutionary War. The Will of John Foster 1, is recorded in Ross Co. Ohio, signed July 11, 1799, and probated Feb. 11, 1800. Page 628 in the Madison Co. History of 1882.

It is quoted in the Foster family history written by Charles Foster of Monticello, Indiana that Jamina Downing Brown was the only Downing Child still in Madison Co. in 1882. One of Janina's brothers or possibly a nephew evidently used his uncles name for his own, Israel B. Brown.

Conflicting birth year of 1731 given by Maria Edmonds-Zediker

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Rev. John Foster, I's Timeline

Prince George County, Province of Maryland
December 26, 1760
Age 25
Age 25
Prince George's County, Province of Maryland, (Present USA)
December 30, 1762
Age 27
Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
Age 32
Age 33
Age 36
June 13, 1775
Age 40
Cumberland, Allegany, MD, USA
April 5, 1777
Age 42
Cumberland, Frederick County, Maryland, United States