Foster Sr., Thomas V.

Born: 1788-09-25 Harrison County, Kentucky

Died: 1832-11-15 Sangamon County, Illinois

Foster moved to a farm just southwest of Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1826. He was the father of Thomas V. Foster Jr.. He died of cholera.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 18; Veatch v. Enix et al., Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009),; Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 17 November 1832, 3:3.