Josiah Foster was the fifth child and fourth son of Robert and Mary Singleton Foster.  He was born ca 1835 in Charlotte County, Virginia and died in 1817 in Charlotte County, Virginia.  He married Elizabeth Johnson on November 29, 1762 in Lunenburg County, Virginia.  She died in July 1817 in Charlotte County, Virginia.  There is no other information available for her.



Children of Josiah and Elizabeth Johnson Foster
1.Mary born February 4, 1764 Lunenburg Co., VA; died January 19, 1849 Union Co., SC; married Joshua Foster son of Robert and Charity Foster.  He was born June 4, 1854 Lunenburg Co., VA; died January 1829 Union Co., SC
2.Sarah born ca 1768 Charlotte Co., VA; died ca 1861 Maury Co., TN; married July 27, 1785 Halifax Co., VA George Nevils. He was born ca 1758 Virginia; died February 19, 1816 Charlotte Co., VA
3.George born May 22, 1768 Charlotte Co., VA; died January 31, 1871; buried in Foster Cemetery Charlotte Co., VA; married Sarah “Sallie” Hankins, daughter of John Hankins.  She was born October 16, 1773 Charlotte Co., VA; died July 12, 1858 Keysville, Charlotte Co., VA; buried Foster Cemetery Charlotte Co., VA
4.James Johnson was born  ca 1770 Charlotte Co., VA; died ca 1806 Charlotte Co., VA; married (1) July 7 1788  Charlotte Co., VA Elizabeth Haney (2) January 1, 1871 Charlotte Co., VA Elizabeth Hodges
5.Susannah born ca 1772 Charlotte Co., VA; died after 1850 Prince Edward Co., VA; married June 30, 1792 Charlotte Co., VA Rueben Johnson; died 1844 Prince Edward Co., VA
6.Josiah, Jr. born ca 1774 Charlotte Co., VA; died 1817; married (1) October 1, 1798 Charlotte Co., VA Elizabeth Webb (2) Ann M; no information on her.
7.John born ca 1776 Charlotte Co., VA; died after 1806; married  August 25, 1801 Charlotte Co., VA Phoebe Hatchet; no information on her
8.Clement born ca 1779 Charlotte Co., VA; died after 1827; married August 21 1820 Lucy B. Legrand
9.William Singleton born ca 1780 Charlotte Co., VA; died 1813 Charlotte Co., VA; married Sarah Terry; no information on her
10.Isaac J. born ca 1781 Charlotte Co., VA; died ca 1864 Halletsville, Lavaca Co., TX; married Susan Bailey; no information on her
11.Allen born ca 1783 Charlotte Co., VA; died ca 1846 Maury Co., TN; married Sarah Tillman Handley; no information on her

 

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