Thomas FOSTER Thomas Jefferson BRISCOE Elizabeth J GENTRY Mini tree diagram

Mary Elizabeth FOSTER5,2,3,6

also known as Mary Elizabeth Foster

2nd Jul 18532,3,1,4 - 9th Jan 19291

Life History

2nd Jul 1853

Born in Near Arkadelphia, Clark, Arkansas.2,3,1,4

29th Dec 1869

Married Thomas Jefferson BRISCOE in Kaufman County, Texas.5

9th Jan 1929

Died in Kaufman County, Texas.1

after 9th Jan 1929

Buried in Heath Cemetery, Kaufman County, Texas.1

Notes

  • Mary Elizabeth is the daughter of Elizabeth Gentry Sorey, who wasmarried before she married Isaac Sorey.  A couple of genealogiesrecord Mary's surname as Foster.  In the 1860 census, it appears morelike Fosler, as there is no cross on the consonant.  Supportingevidence indicates that Elizabeth's first husband was named Foster.In the 1860 census, Elizabeth's parents are living in Cooke County,Texas, and in their household is a 7-year-old Mary Foster.

    Mary Elizabeth FOSTER
    Birth 2 JUL 1853 Near Arkadelphia, Arkansas
    Death 9 JAN 1929 in Kaufman County, Texas
    Burial Heath Cemetary [sic]
    Marriage 29 Dec 1869 to Thomas Jefferson"Tom" BRISCOE
    --  RootsMagic,http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/22599453/person/1267043011

    1860 Federal Census, Wood County, Texas, 21 June, Precinct #1, POSpringville, page 17, Hse/Fam #107
    J H Sorey 46 M Farmer $800 Personal  born Georgia [b abt 1814]
    Elizabeth Sorey 30 F born Georgia [b abt 1830]
    Mary Fosler [Foster] 5 F born Georgia [b abt 1855]

Sources

  • 1. Ancestry Trees
    • RootsMagic, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/22599453/person/1267043011
  • 2. 1910 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 18 April, Precinct 2, District 25, page 2B,  Hse/Fam #312
  • 3. 1900 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 12 June, Forney, District 71, page 15A-B, Hse/Fam #286
  • 4. 1920 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 20 January, Forney, District 32, page 8A, Forney & Heath Road, Hse
  • 5. Kaufman County (Texas) Marriage Certificates
    • Name: Name:http://www.txgenweb5.org/txkaufman/marriages/marrcerb.htm?;;
    • Bk 1a
  • 6. 1860 Federal Census, Wood County, Texas
    • 21 June, Precinct #1, PO Springville, page 17, Hse/Fam #107

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