Foster


HASKINS, Edward T.

City: Newbern HASKINS, Edward T., physician; born Newbern, Tenn., April 25, 1874; son of Aaron B. and Pattie (Tucker) HASKINS;paternal grandfather Edward T. HASKINS paternal grandmother Harriet Jane (Foster) HASKINS, material grandfather Richard W. TUCKER, maternal grandother Ella (Tucker) TUCKER; Scotch-­Irish descent; educated Newbern, Tenn., University of Tenn. and Vanderbilt […]


CROWELL, Ernest W.

City: Pulaski CROWELL, Ernest W., lawyer; born Bedford Co., Tenn., March 21, 1884; of German-Irish descent; son of Hiram B. and Margaret E. (Cook) CROWELL; father Methodist minister; paternal grandparents, Charles M. and Lavina (Foster) CROWELL; maternal grandparents, V. P. and Elizabeth (Lents) CROWELL; educated Bedford Co., Institute, and Cumberland […]


LEWIS, Thomas Wiley

City: Memphis LEWIS, Thomas Wiley, minister of the gospel; born Chickasaw Co., Miss. Jan. 15, 1869; son of James Asbury and Elizabeth (Foster) LEWIS; father’s occupation planter; paternal grandfather Wiley LEWIS, paternal grandmother was a Miss SUMMERS prior to her marriage, maternal grandparents Moses D. and Nancy (Tunnell) FOSTER; educated […]


LEWIS, Thomas Wiley

City: Memphis LEWIS,  Thomas Wiley, minister of the gospel;  born Chickasaw Co., Miss. Jan. 15, 1869; son of James Asbury and Elizabeth (Foster) LEWIS;  father’s occupation, planter; paternal grandfather, Wiley LEWIS, paternal grandmother was a Miss SUMMERS prior to her marriage, maternal grandparents Moses D. and Nancy (Tunnell) FOSTER; educated in […]


FOSTER, Robert Verrell

City: Lebanon FOSTER, Robert Verrell, minister of the gospel, educator; born near Lebanon, Tenn., Aug. 12, 1845; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Rufus H. and Sarah (Spain) FOSTER; father’s occupation stock raiser; graduated from Cumberland University with degree A. B. and A. M.; Union Theological Seminary (N.Y.); Trinity University (Tex.), degree […]


LINDSAY, Hugh Barton

City: Knoxville LINDSAY, Hugh Barton, lawyer; born Campbell Co., Tenn., Nov. 3, 1856; Scotch-Irish descent; son of C. S. and Valentine (Bowling) LINDSAY; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandfather, William LINDSAY, maternal grandfather, Larkin BOWLING, educated in the local schools of Campbell Co. and Academy at Jacksboro, Tenn.; married Sarah Elizabeth […]


FOSTER, Sanders

City: Huntsville FOSTER, Sanders, lawyer; born at Huntsville, Tenn., Jan. 17, 1875; Scotch-Irish descent; son of James L. and Lucy (Ellis) FOSTER; father’soccupation merchant;paternal grandparents Ervin and Easter (Carson) FOSTER; maternal grandparents James and Hulda (Buttram) ELLIS; educated at Huntsville, Tenn.; Academy and at T. U., Harriman, Tenn.; began his […]


FOSTER, Elias Gason

City: Huntsville FOSTER, Elias Gason, lawyer; born Scott, Co., Tenn., Oct. 1, 1871; Scotch-Irish descent; son of James L. and Lucy (Ellis) FOSTER; father’soccupation merchant;paternal grandparents Ervin and Easter (Carson) FOSTER; maternal grandparents James and Hulda (Buttram) ELLIS; educated at Huntsville, (Tenn.) Academy, A. T. U., Harriman, Tenn.; graduated from […]