Foster, George W.

Born: 1800 Clark County, Kentucky

Died: 1837-05-07 Sangamon County, Illinois

Foster married Sarah Miller, with whom he had eight children. In 1826, they moved to Sangamon County, Illinois. During the Black Hawk War, Foster served as a sergeant in Abraham Lincoln's company of militia.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 308; Gravestone, West Cemetery, Thayer, IL; Muster Roll of Abraham Lincoln’s Company of Mounted Volunteers.