William Foster was the fourth child and third son of George and Mary Singleton Foster.  He was born ca 1733 in Caroline County, Virginia (possibly Prince Edward County, Virginia.)  He died ca 1821 in Charlotte County, Virginia.  He married Elizabeth Whitlock.  She was born in ca 1735 and died after 1798



Children of William and Elizabeth Whitlock Foster
1.(Samuel?) married Elizabeth Breedlow
2.John W. born between 1755 and 1761 Lunenburg Co., VA; died before 1836 or in 1844 Henderson, Chester Co., TN; married March 9, 1784 Prince Edward Co., VA Elizabeth “Betsy” Wilkes.  She was born ca 1764 Brunswick Co., VA died in 1836 in Charlotte Co., VA
3.Daughter born ca 1757 Lunenburg Co., VA; married Luke Palmer; no other information available for him
4.George Washington born ca 1760 Lunenburg Co., VA; died April 18,    1837 or 1838  Hickman, Fulton Co., KY; married September 29, 1785 Charlotte Co., VA or Hickman, Fulton Co., TN Sarah “Sallie” Wilkes. Sarah was the daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Mann Wilkes.  She was born August 9, 1769 Charlotte Co., VA; died April 18, 1838 Hickman, Fulton Co., TN
5.Mary born ca 1757 Lunenburg Co., VA; married Luke Palmer; no other information available for him
6.Polly S. born 1760 Lunenburg Co., VA; married Francis Foster; no other information available for him
7.William born ca 1766 Lunenburg Co., VA; died ca 1831
8.Elizabeth born ca 1769 Charlotte Co., VA; died ca 1825 Maury Co., TN; married November 4, 1793 William Minor Wilkes.  He was born ca 1766 Charlotte Co., VA; died 1825 Maury Co., TN

 

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