James Stewart Foster
Adams County Ohio marriage records record that Margaret Smittle and JamesFoster married on 6 January 1820. They continued to reside in WayneTownship Ohio. They had three Children. It is suspected that MargaretSmittle Foster may have died following the birth of Child #3, Mary AnnFoster. On 9 April 1827 "James" married Nancy Jane Boatman. They addedeight children to the family. However, "Nancy Jane (Boatman) Foster wasthe Mother to all eleven as they grew to adulthood.
* Mortality Record: Alexander Died: February 1880
* Petition to settle "Robert Foster Estate" Filed June 1848 Record: Feb1850
* Adams County, Ohio Marriage Book #3; page 40: Married 11 December 1821
* Tombstone and Records, Cherry Fork Cemetery, Wayne TWP, Admasn County,Ohio
Alexander Foster was born in Kentucky, but was a baby when the Familymoved to NW Adams County, Ohio. He grew up on the Foster Homestead andspent the remainder of his life there.
Alexander was too young for the War of 1812. He took care of his parentsand in The Estate Settlement 1849-1850, acquired the Homestead. Hemarried Nancy Smittle in 1821 and had eight children. Both are buried inthe Cherry Fork Cemetery; Adams County, Ohio. The Homestead did remain inmembers of his branch until at least 1928, and maybe longer. Col. JimFoster ran out of time in the Courthouse to search further. No Will hasbeen found in Adams County, Ohio for Alexander, where it should have beenfiled.
Samuel Foster was bitten by a cat and contracted rabies.